US Territories’ April 4-10, 2022 news week in tweets

by Apr 11, 2022News Week in Tweets0 comments

Puerto Rico faces power outage

Puerto Rico citizens continue to protest as the US territory faces a large power outage. 

Record high temperatures in American Samoa

American Samoa saw high temperatures in March leaving many citizens dehydrated and fearful of the hot summer approaching. 

Government approves the US Virgin Islands Visa Waiver Act

The Biden Administration approves the Visa Waiver Act in the US Virgin Islands, allowing people to travel to the US territory for up to 45 days without a visa.

Northern Mariana Islands Governor Ralph Torres faces criminal charges

Governor Ralph DLG Torres faces 12 counts of criminal misconduct while in office. 

Guam requests funding for missile defense system

In Guam’s budget request for 2023, a large part of the request is for the federal government to fund missile defense systems.