US Territories’ March 7-13, 2022 news week in tweets
COVID-19 restrictions lifted in Puerto Rico
In the midst of spring break, Puerto Rico takes steps to ensure that tourists don’t have to worry about COVID-19 restrictions in public.
Chief judge talks about her life in the Northern Mariana Islands
US Judge Ramona V. Mangola discusses her childhood and how the US territory helped her achieve her career goals.
Air Force plans to keep the Guam beaches clean
With toxic waste polluting a part of Guam’s beach, the US Air Force plans to destroy the waste to ensure that it doesn’t harm wildlife or citizens.
American Samoa reaches record-breaking temperatures
American Samoa is experiencing heat waves with citizens experiencing high temperatures.
Gun violence continues in US Virgin Islands
Many people blame the US Virgin Island’s weak gun laws for their large gun violence crisis.
Puerto Rico’s fight for statehood continues
Politicians celebrate 105 years of the United States government granting Puerto Rican citizens US citizenship. The leaders also use this platform to spread awareness of Puerto Rico’s desire to become a US state.