US Territories’ October 11-17, 2021 news week in tweets
Puerto Ricans protest because of consistent power outages
Protesters march and chant because of frequent power outages in Puerto Rico.
54 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Guam
547 COVID tests analyzed in Guam lead to the discovery of 54 new cases and 51 hospitalizations.
Shipwreck discovered in the US Virgin Islands
Shipwreck found in the water around the USVI, likely dating back to the early 18th century.
Special election for the Northern Mariana Islands House of Representatives takes place on October 16
Corina Magofna (D) is running against Grace Sablan Vaiagae (R) for the Northern Mariana Islands House of Representatives.
American Samoa tagged as low-risk for COVID-19
The Inter-Agency Task Force has tagged American Samoa amongst low-risk COVID countries.