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.