Current News in West Who
New Money for West Who
New Republic of West Who currency was officially released today by the Treasury Department. The five dollar bill features President Farr and the one dollar bill features Vice President Roberts. The reverse side of the five has a space capsule highlighting the West Who Space Program and the one dollar bill has a view from West Who toward the San Gabriel mountains in southern California. A Treasury Department spokesperson said the new bills are larger in size then the previous one and five dollar bills. These type of currency notes are commonly referred to as "horse blanket notes" and this is the first time West Who has issued a larger size currency.
Foreign Minister Scuba Dives in the Philippines
West Who Foreign Minister Michael Farr arrived in Palawan, Philippines to participate in scuba dive of WW2 Japanese boats. This is the Foreign Minister's first official visit to the Philippines as a government official. Farr is participating in a scuba dive of several Japanese boats sunk during a battle in World War II. This is the first time the Foreign Minister has explored wrecked ships while scuba diving. He is an experienced diver.
Space Agency Launches Website
The West Who Space Agency officially known as the Space and Planet Exploration Agency SPEA launched a website to better acquaint the public with the activities of the space agency. Director Kevin Farr said SPEA is at the forefront of micronations with space programs. "We want to broaden our reach so that citizens in West Who and around the globe know more about the West Who Space Agency," said Farr.
The new SEPA website focuses on the four areas that the government has highlighted for our space program:Space Awareness, Earth Observation, Space Science and Exploration, Satellite Communications. The Space Agency is also interested in encouraging West Who youth to consider careers in space science.
Vice President Farr and NASA Astronaut
President Detained by Canadian Border Police
The President and Foreign Minister Michael Farr were detained by Canadian Border security as they entered Canada to attend MicroCon 2019. A Canadian Border official questioned the President about why he was entering Canada and what MicroCon was. When the President said MicroCon was a meeting of self declared nations the official detained the President and Foreign Minister for questioning by a second Canadian official. He asked more questions about MicroCon and then released the West Who officials to continue on their way. The West Who Foreign Ministry said the President and Foreign Minister were treated respectfully by Canadian officials.
Send Your Name to MARS Says Space Director
Space Director Kevin Farr says West Who citizens should send their names to Mars. NASA is launching a rocket that will carry a Mars Rover to the planet and it will also carry the names of citizens of Earth to Mars. mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/ SPEA Director Farr said "this is a fun way to become part of the history of space exploration". Little Ellie Neiderer, a one year old West Who citizen, is one of the names going to Mars.
Farr and Roberts Elected to Lead West Who
With the largest turnout of voters in West Who history William Farr and Sarah Roberts were elected to lead Republic of West Who. With National Elections complete, William Farr and Sarah Roberts were elected as President and Vice President of West Who. Nicola Pillonetto was elected Governor of Who Province. Six citizens were elected to the West Who Senate: Aymane Ait Boumenkar, Sandler Johnson, Allen Yesin, Abhishek Sarkar, Paul Tapas, and Nadav Sunday. John Farr was elected as the Mayor of Whoville the capital city of West Who. The election department reported that 55 citizens had voted in the national elections which is the most in West Who history.