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US Territories’ January 23-29, 2023 news week in tweets

by | Jan 30, 2023 | News Week in Tweets | 0 comments

Puerto Rico’s natural disasters exacerbate gender violence

There has been a persistent challenge with gender violence in Puerto Rico, and the pandemic has only compounded the problem of interpersonal violence (IPV). With hurricanes and other disasters, IPV cases have surged, predominantly affecting women.

Tan Holdings donates equipment as part of its 50th anniversary 

The Tan Holdings Corporation has generously donated equipment and $5,000 to the Northern Mariana Basketball Federation. During the corporation’s award ceremony, executives applauded the league for its growth and success.

A man was taken to the hospital after nearly drowning at Talo’fo’fo’ Bay 

A 68-year-old man nearly drowned at Talo’fo’fo’ bay in Guam; a medical crew had to perform CPR and take him to the hospital after the incident. 

Threatening to shoot up campus leads to student arrest

In Pago Pago, American Samoa, a student threatened to open fire on his school by sharing a photo of a rifle and a threat attached. He has been located by police and has been in custody since his arrest.

US Virgin Islands requests Epstein documents

In its case against JPMorgan Chase & Co., the US Virgin Islands has requested a US court to force Barclays Plc to share documents covering former executive officer Jes Staley’s relationship with Jeffrey Epstein.



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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