A Coleraine man who was the former manager of Guam's national football team has said he is hoping "cool heads" will prevail after North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un threatened to launch a nuclear missile strike on the tiny west Pacific island.
North Koreans attend a rally in Pyongyang on Thursday to denounce the UN Security Council resolution imposing fresh sanctions on North Korea for its recent test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile. These places would include basements or the windowless central area of middle floors in high-rise buildings.
The letter was handed in by Giles Fraser, journalist and priest: Victoria Brittain, writer and journalist; Bruce Kent, peace activist; Jan Wolf, playwright; Helen Drewery, Quakers in Britain; Carol Turner, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament; Lindsey German, Stop the War Coalition; Murad Qureshi, Stop the War Coalition.
What do you wish you knew about the situation?
Japan plans to deploy surface-to-air missiles at four sites to shoot down North Korean missiles that stray into Japanese territory from their intended target of waters around Guam.
What do you want people to know about Guam? We need to work towards reconciliation and not continue in this mad march to the edge of unimaginable destruction.
Life-long Guam resident Jeremiah Lorenzo, 23, lives in Santa Rita, a village next to the naval base. "I guess just more information about what's actually going on".
"There are many moods on Guam right now", Hartz says. At the northern end of the island, Andersen Air Force Base houses B-1 bombers as well as the Navy's Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Twenty-five. It's like a little dot on the map.
North Korea. The DPRK maintains an immense amount of artillery along its border with South Korea. "You don't worry about a thing".
Negotiation and talks to increase understanding between the U.S. and North Korea and to ease the tension must be the way forward.
Jeff Bell, 32, a civil and mechanical engineer, moved back to Guam seven years ago.
He alluded to the attacks Trump have experienced for his fiery rhetoric toward Pyongyang. "That's stuff that we hear about", he said.
Eric Talmadge is an Associated Press writer.
"There's nothing in the world other than God that would make me relocate and move away from my home". "I wanted to call you and say hello, how are you?"
Of course, those weapons were still vastly more powerful than any conventional bomb. It's a beautiful island, peaceful people who are not interested in war. The Navy used the island as a coaling base and communications station until Japan seized the island on Dec. 10, 1941.
On Wednesday, the governor of Guam, Eddie Calvo, said in a video addressing the people of Guam that "there is no threat to our island or the Marinas". According to the latest survey by Chicago Council on Global Affairs, "Military action.as in past surveys, lacks public support".