US Virgin Islands passes marijuana legalization
US Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan Jr. signed into law an act that legalizes adult-use marijuana for specific medical, sacramental, or other uses.
American Samoa Governor’s Chief of Staff justifies $80,000 trip
The American Samoa Governor’s Chief of Staff, Loa Tauapai Laupola, defends the cost of the Governor’s trips to Hawaii, North Carolina, and Washington DC. The per diems add up to roughly $80,000.
UCF Puerto Rico Research Hub has been granted $500,000
Federal funding of approximately $500,000 provides UCF with the ability to expand its research on social and economic trends in Puerto Rico.
Inflation severely hits grocery stores in Guam
Egg prices have skyrocketed in recent months; Guam residents now have to pay $7.29-$9.99 for a single tray.
Light earthquake hits Northern Mariana Islands
An earthquake with a 4.8 magnitude strikes regions in the Northern Mariana Islands on Saturday evening. Only light damages occurred, and there was no property loss during the event.