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US Territories’ August 8-14, 2022 news week in tweets

by | Aug 15, 2022 | News Week in Tweets | 0 comments

Congressional App Challenge is now open to students from the Northern Mariana Islands and Puerto Rico 

Students in Puerto Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands now have the opportunity to compete in the Congressional App Challenge, a nationwide competition that encourages students to pursue a career in computer science. 

US Virgin Islands create a new park system that protects from commercial building

The US Virgin Islands created a new park system with laws to protect over 30 areas from commercial building; these areas will remain reserved for residents to enjoy the outdoor spaces. 

Concerns over volcanic activity calls for the NEOC to be activated 

After days of earthquakes in the Manu’a Islands of American Samoa, the Samoa Government has activated the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC). 

Three murders in one night in Puerto Rico

Three murders happened across Puerto Rico in only one day, with the territory experiencing 367 homicides so far this year. 

FBI launches cybersecurity awareness campaign in Guam 

The FBI Honolulu Field Office – Guam Resident Agency has launched a campaign to educate businesses on the threat of cyberattacks. 

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Noah Killeen

Noah Killeen

Noah Killeen is a junior at Estrella Foothills High School that has a passion for American politics and domestic affairs. Along with being an intern at Pasquines, he is largely involved in FBLA where he serves on the state and national levels. Attending school in Arizona, he founded a political debate club at his high school, and also founded and is the president of a nonprofit organization called Future Political Leaders. Outside of the many professional positions he has, he also has a passion for athletics as he is on his school’s varsity cross country and tennis team. Noah is a Social Media Intern Correspondent at Pasquines.

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