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US Territories’ November 7-13, 2022 news week in tweets

by | Nov 14, 2022 | News Week in Tweets | 0 comments

Guam Democrats will retain control of the legislature 

The 2022 election didn’t produce the “Red Wave” many expected. In Guam, Democrat representatives now hold nine legislative seats, compared to Republicans’ six.

Several cases of respiratory syncytial virus spotted in US Virgin Islands

As a respiratory infection, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) can cause mild to severe symptoms. The USVI Department of Health announced on Sunday that multiple cases were detected within the region. 

The Northern Mariana Islands prosecuted three people for illegal entry

Three people from China were charged by the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands’ federal court for their illegal entry into the territory.

Residents of American Samoa voted against proposals to gain autonomy from the US

Three amendments to American Samoa’s constitution were rejected; these proposals would’ve helped the region gain more independence from the US. Many local residents didn’t believe that the changes were necessary at the time and said they preferred the way the government was currently running. 

Puerto Rico may become a growing force in leading AI development

Many experts believe that the engineers in Puerto Rico have the capabilities and opportunity to build AI technology on the territory. 



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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