NORTH KOREA THREATS WILL BOOST TOURISM TENFOLD

GUAM'S 5 BILLION ECONOMY IS FUELED MAINLY BY TOURISM AND THE UNITED STATES MILITARY, WHICH OCCUPIES ABOUT 30 PERCENT OF THE ISLAND AND IS LOOKING TO EXPAND.

ACTIVISTS WHO ARE ADVOCATING GUAM'S INDEPENDENCE FROM THE UNITED STATES ARGUE THAT THE PRESENCE OF THE MILITARY INSTALLATIONS HAS MADE THE ISLAND A MAGNET FOR ATTACK.

Activists who are advocating Guam's independence from the United States argue that the presence of the military installations has made the island a magnet for attack.
Guam's $5 billion economy is fueled mainly by tourism and the United States military, which occupies about 30 percent of the island and is looking to expand.
Others contend that the presence of the United States defense system is necessary, given the threats in the region.

HAGATNA, Guam — If there’s one thing that Guam does not have to worry about while the tiny island is in the nuclear cross hairs of North Korea, it’s tourism, President Trump told the island’s governor in a phone call...

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