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Vol . 6 No . 04 What we have this month April 2022

Vol . 6 No . 04 What we have this month April 2022

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VOL . 6 GUAM • PALAU CNMI • FSM NO . 04
$ 1.25 APRIL 2022
CAN GAS PRICES GO ANY HIGHER ?
With fuel costs reaching a historical high , living in
paradise is costlier than ever .
Public Health
What have we learned in the past two years ?
Around the Pacific
With no interest in geopolitics , island nations have other plans
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The cost of living in paradise is higher than ever
20-25
How higher can gas prices go ?
21
Too much of a good thing is not too good
22
From the Publisher ’ s Desk
A ghost of the dark years 4
Insights
Views from the Trench : Ask first
6
These Islands : The right people for the right job ? 7
Global Guam : Imagine an island
8
Tall Tales : Careless whisper
9
Yes & went by Know :
Autism : What happens after school ?
10
Live from Saipan : Political insanity
11
Pacific Reflections :
Ukraine crisis and its impact on the Compacts
12
Yo Amti : The pandemic-era failures
13
Public health
The last two years that went by 14 Business
Crisis after crisis 19 CNMI
Remnants of WWII : Picking up the pieces , literally 26
Technology
Tides : Digital currency explained 27
Around the Pacific
Palau on the alert for scammers and money launderers
28
European crisis ripples through the region
29
Solomons-China security deal triggers anxiety
30
The Blue Pacific of the Indo-Pacific
31
Beijing ’ s victory in the information war
33
The early settlers of Palau
34
Philippines
Multi-color politics and phenomenal elections 35 Life
Lessons : The four-dollar Super Bowl ticket 36 Bookshelf
Poetic resistance 37
Art
Mermaid galore
37
Broken and then new again
39
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