US Territories’ June 6-12, 2022 news week in tweets
Abortion would be illegal in Guam if Roe v Wade is overturned
Many are expecting that abortion in Guam would be illegal if the Supreme Court rules Roe v Wade as unconstitutional.
Tensions rise in Puerto Rico’s Popular Democratic Party
The rise of Rafael “Tatito” Hernandez Montanez polarizes the Popular Democratic Party as many are skeptical about how his leadership will affect the party’s agenda.
Supreme Court case questioning America’s occupation of US Territories sparks debate
With Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch stating that the Insular Cases were incorrectly decided, many citizens are now questioning the future relationship between America and the US territories.
Northern Mariana Islands continues to see new COVID-19 cases
The Northern Mariana Islands had 34 more COVID-19 cases within the islands in the past week and no new deaths.
US deploys bombers to Guam for training
Guam receives a new shipment of B-1B Lancer bombers, which leaves many residents asking if the bombers will be used to deter North Korean weapons tests.