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US Territories’ September 5-11, 2022 news week in tweets

by | Sep 12, 2022 | General | 0 comments

Medicaid becomes a polarizing issue between Northern Mariana Island’s gubernatorial candidates

With the American Rescue Plan Act requiring that the Northern Mariana Islands match $5 million of the $28 million for Medicaid, Ralph Torres and Christina Sablan have differing ideas on if this deal should be done. 

New delays are expected for Guam’s regular trash pickup 

Residents can expect new delays for their trash pickup due to Guam’s 24-month delay in the delivery of new garbage trucks.

Coast Guard saves stranded fisherman during tropical storm 

Off the coast of the US Virgin Islands, the Coast Guard saves a spear fisherman after receiving a distressed call from one of his friends. With 6-foot waves crashing into the man’s boat, the Coast Guard deployed a rescue swimmer from a helicopter to bring the man to safety. 

89-year-old ends her famous adventure in American Samoa

One grandmother that has never seen oceans or mountains in her lifetime, chose to embark on an adventure of seeing all national parks, and she ended her journey by visiting her final park in American Samoa.

New sexual assault complaint filed against Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin had a sexual assault complaint filed against him on Friday. He recently sued his nephew for what he said to be false allegations of sexual abuse. 



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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