US Territories’ August 19-25, 2019 news week in tweets

by | Aug 26, 2019 | News Week in Tweets | Comments

Tropical Storm Could Hit Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands

A tropical depression has formed in the Atlantic Ocean and could strengthen into a tropical storm as it approaches Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. The US Virgin Islands could also be affected depending on its course.

Two Men Rescue Sinking Woman in the US Virgin Islands

Two men in St. Thomas came to the rescue of a sinking woman weighed down into the ocean by her wheelchair.

Guam to Host International Conference on Decolonization and Human Rights

Next month Guam will host an international conference on decolonization and human rights. Elected officials, scholars, community activists will be coming from Australia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, American Samoa, the CNMI, Belau and West Papua, to share the experiences in seeking self-determination.

HoloCampus 3D Goes Live in American Samoa

Holocampus 3D will go live in American Samoa. Professors in Honolulu will appear as holograms able to interact in real time for students in Pago Pago almost 2,500 miles away.

The Northern Mariana Islands to Participate in National History Day

The Northern Mariana Islands will participate in National History Day in 2020. National History Day is a non-profit that organizes competitions in history for students. The Northern Mariana Islands become the 58th affiliate in the organization.