US Territories’ February 14-20, 2022 news week in tweets
Protests in Puerto Rico
Generations of Puerto Rican citizens begin protesting for better wages and working conditions. The protests were seen in many streets and involved thousands of workers.
Athlete from US Virgin Islands battles in the Olympics
Katie Tannenbaum represented the US Virgin Islands as the only athlete the territory brought to the 2022 Olympics. With COVID preventing some of her training, she faced great troubles and setbacks as she fought to represent the territory.
Concern with Guam’s Open Government Law
At a council meeting, many mayors voiced their concern over Public Law 36-34, which requires agency meetings to be live broadcasted.
Searching the Ocean Near Northern Mariana
Researchers will be exploring waters off of Northern Mariana to locate US documents lost in World War II.
Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act’s Impact on Guam
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act provides great promises to Guam – like $95 million to rebuild roads and bridges.