One of the most misunderstood countries in the world is Guam. Is it really a country or just an island? Is it run by the United States or does it have its own government? Is it primarily a military base or beach resort? And what about culture and festivals in Guam? Are the people and events primarily Asian, Spanish or American?
Simply put, Guam is a beautiful island-nation, a US territory and not a state, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. With a total land area of only 212 square miles, the population is composed of Asian migrants, native people of Chamorro, US military personnel, and Spanish settlers since this was once a colony of Spain. This mixture of people and races means one thing – a rich and colorful culture that is uniquely Guam’s. [Read more…]