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