US Territories’ April 25-May 1, 2022 news week in tweets
Republican Northern Mariana Islands Governor faces criminal charges
Governor Ralph Torres’ criminal charges leaves many residents believing that he should be stripped of any future political power.
Guam is preparing for a competitive election year
With the 2022 midterm elections approaching, there are a few Guam leaders that are in a competitive race for the governorship and seat in Congress.
Puerto Rico discusses stricter abortion laws
Puerto Rico launches a hearing to discuss a bill that will restrict abortion starting at 22 weeks after conception.
American Samoan citizens denied US citizenship
Three American Samoa citizens were denied US citizenship, and now they are appealing to SCOTUS and are asking for an end to citizenship discrimination against their territory.
Supreme Court rejects SSI Benefits for Puerto Ricans
The Supreme Court suggests that Congress is not required to extend a federal disability benefits program to the residents of Puerto Rico.