US Territories’ January 11-17, 2021 news week in tweets
Puerto Rico is just 50 votes away from becoming a state
Statehood may be granted to Puerto Rico and DC as a result of the recent elections of Democratic Georgia senators.
Delegate Stacey Plaskett named impeachment manager in Trump’s impeachment
Plaskett, the congressional delegate of the US Virgin Islands, has been named an impeachment manager by Nancy Pelosi.
Schools in Guam will return to in-person learning on January 19
Amanda Shelton, Legislative Secretary of the Guam Legislature, announced on January 15 that public schools in Guam will return to in-person learning on the 19th of January.
4.6 earthquake hits 45 miles north of Pagan Village in the Northern Mariana Islands
An earthquake, measuring 4.6 magnitude on the Richter scale, struck the Northern Mariana Islands on January 16.
American Samoa, the United States, and the island of Palau reaffirm their partnership on marine conservation efforts
The Pacific Risk Management ‘Ohana has reported that the three nations will continue their partnership in marine conservation.