US Territories’ June 1-7, 2020 news week in tweets
COVID-19 IS PERSISTING AND SPREADING AGGRESSIVELY IN THE US
Amid re-openings and street protests, cases of coronavirus have increased in 23 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Most have registered an increase of 10% or more, compared to the prior week.
PUERTO RICO OUTLINES NEW RULES TO REOPEN BEACHES AND BUSINESS
Puerto Rico has begun the next phase of its reopening process, with new rules in place as the territory seeks to gradually boost economic activity.
LONG LINES FOR RENEWALS AT BUSINESS LICENSE OFFICE IN GUAM
Rental property owners in Guam had to wait three months to apply for a business renewal because of the closure of government of Guam offices during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
PEACEFUL PROTEST IN US VIRGIN ISLANDS
Black Lives Matter in the US Virgin Islands. March also protested senseless gun violence amongst the youth.
DEADLINE FOR CAMPAIGNS TO COMPLY WITH AMERICAN SAMOA SIGNAGE LAW HAS COME AND GONE
The Commerce Department has informed political campaign teams not only to remove their campaign signs from government property but also those posing a traffic hazard on the road.
BLACK LIVES MATTER ON THE LARGEST ISLAND OF THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS
Two hours demonstration on Saipan, the largest island of the Northern Mariana Islands, in support of Black Lives Matter.