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US Territories’ September 12-18, 2022 news week in tweets

by | Sep 19, 2022 | News Week in Tweets | 0 comments

Supporters rally in Washington DC to promote the passage of HR 8393

Supporters of HR 8393 are reluctant on giving up on the bill as people from across the nation are protesting for an end to “territorial colonialism” in Puerto Rico.

Tropical Storm Fiona puts US Virgin Islands on alert

Tropical Storm Fiona is expected to bring heavy rain and flooding to the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The US National Hurricane Center put both US territories on an alert this Friday.

Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program signed with the Northern Mariana Islands

A Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program (LFPA) was signed by the USDA AMS with the Northern Mariana Islands, allowing them to purchase and distribute locally grown food from underserved producers. 

Delegation from American Samoa review meat selection in Apia

A delegation from American Samoa is in Samoa assessing their options for meat imports. The Samoan government believes this trade will benefit both economies given their distance apart.

Police report break-ins at Guam Department of Education warehouse and school

Break-ins at the Guam Department of Education warehouse in Piti and Wettengel Elementary School are still being reported by the police. 

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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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