US Territories’ October 25-31, 2021 news week in tweets

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Kidnapping occurs in Puerto Rico

On October 31, three people in San Juan were kidnapped for ransom. One victim was killed. The kidnappers remain at large.

Group in Guam protests vaccine mandates

The Guam Freedom Coalition and other concerned citizens marched against vaccine mandates

Restaurant restrictions ease in the US Virgin Islands

Governor Bryan announced that COVID restrictions on restaurants will begin to ease, but will be reinstated if another surge occurs.

The population of the Northern Mariana Islands is declining

Census data shows a drop in the population of the Northern Mariana Islands, along with other pacific territories.

Construction of an LDS temple begins in American Samoa

The first temple for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints begins construction in American Samoa.