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US Territories’ August 22-28, 2022 news week in tweets

by | Aug 29, 2022 | News Week in Tweets | 0 comments

Marianas Southern Airways launches new route to Guam

One of the newest airlines from the Northern Mariana Islands, Marianas Southern Airways, has opened a new route from Saipan to Guam. People can now enjoy their service which will consist of two daily flights; one flight will leave from Saipan to Guam at 12:30 pm and the other will be leaving Guam at 6:40 pm. 

Protests erupt in San Juan, Puerto Rico 

Protests occurred in San Juan, Puerto Rico as citizens were outraged at the energy company LUMA. Police used tear gas and physical violence to mitigate the civil unrest.

EPA administrator meets with US Virgin Islands Governor 

A US Environmental Protection Agency regional administrator met with Governor Albert Bryan Jr. (D) to strengthen their partnership. The EPA is continuing its long-term recovery efforts after multiple hurricanes had disastrous effects on the region. 

Low voter turnout in Guam’s primary election

Only 40% of registered voters in Guam voted in the 2022 primary election that occurred on Saturday. This is the lowest turnout in years for the region. 

Underwater volcano poses threat to American Samoa

With many still worried about the possibility of volcanic activity near American Samoa, a retired geologist explains that the underwater volcano in the Manu’a group of islands could pose a threat if the crater were to collapse. This has the possibility of causing a large tsunami in the region. 



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 former Social Media Intern Correspondent at Pasquines.


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