US Territories’ July 13-19, 2020 news week in tweets
SECTION 936 AND HOW IT MESSED UP PUERTO RICO
Sasha Slepoy writes an opinion piece on how Section 936 affected Puerto Rico, saying she believes “Section 936 was originally created to encourage the profitability of Puerto Rico as an asset of the United States.”
GHISLAINE MAXWELL REPORTEDLY UNDER INVESTIGATION IN US VIRGIN ISLANDS
Ghislaine Maxwell is under investigation in the US Virgin Islands, where her ex-lover Jeffrey Epstein allegedly sexually abused young women.
GMH RECEIVES DEMISTIFIER SETS DONATED BY GUAM FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION
Guam Football Association donated two DemistifierTM 2000 sets, including isolation and source control systems, to Guam Memorial Hospital. With these two sets, the hospital will be able to expand even more services to meet the island community’s medical needs.
COMMONWEALTH OF THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS CONFIRMS 3 NEW CASES; GUAM CONFIRMS 1
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands health officials confirmed another three positive COVID-19 cases through port of entry screening procedures, a procedure that many on Guam are hoping to replicate.
M 4.6 EARTHQUAKE: MARIANA ISLANDS REGION ON FRIDAY, 17 JULY
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 51 km depth, overview: location, magnitude, depth, map, submit or read reports, get more information.
AMERICAN SAMOA TO EXTEND SUSPENSION OF HAWAII FLIGHTS
American Samoa’s governor has ordered flights between Pago Pago and Hawaii be suspended until September.