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Postal Service Issues Stamp Honoring National Police Chief
The West Who Postal Service issued a new stamp honoring National Police Chief John O'Shea in a ceremony today in Whoville. The National Police serve both as a police force and military force for the Republic of West Who. Chief O'Shea was trained by law enforcement in the United States and has led the West Who National Police Force for the past two years. Minister of Citizen Affairs John Farr who oversees the postal service said Chief O'Shea has an important job and has brought a sense of great professionalism to the National Police.
West Who to Launch Rocket Postponed until late 2022
The West Who Space Agency planned rocket launch for early 2021 has been delayed due to COVID conditions and restrictions. The Eagle 43, the latest West Who rocket is sleek in design. It is 67.9 cm in length, with a diameter of 25 cm. The rocket weighs 62.4 g. The recovery mechanism is a parachute. The rocket will soar to 297 meters over West Who when launched by SPEA. It was scheduled for a March launch but SPEA, the West Who Space Agency says conditions in surrounding California will prevent the agency from carrying out the launch. Officials said they hope launch later in the year.
West Who Population Increases 36%
The population of the Republic of West Who increased 36% in 2021 according to the Ministry of Citizen Affairs. West Who's population is 350 citizens in total. 2021 saw 90 people accepted as new citizens, the largest one year increase in West Who history. Those 90 new citizens live in 29 different nations around the world. Minister of Citizen Affairs John Farr said this is the eighth straight year that West Who has seen population increases.
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.
Spacecraft Lands on Mars with West Who Child's Name
The U.S. spacecraft Perseverance landed on Mars today carrying the name of West Who child Ellie Neiderer. West Who President William Farr arranged with NASA officials to have Ellie's name taken to Mars. West Who Space Director Kevin Farr noted this is the furthest into space that something related to West Who has ever gone. "I think it is pretty amazing that Ellie Neiderer's name is on Mars. We appreciate that NASA made this opportunity available to us," said Director Farr.
Foreign Minister in Republic of Uzupio in Lithuania
Foreign Minister Michael Farr led a delegation from West Who to visit the Republic of Uzupio a micronation located in the capital city of Lithuania. The diplomatic mission visited Uzupio and spoke with an official at the border as their passports were stamped. They then toured the nation. West Who astronaut Ron Hall and Information Minister John Farr accompanied the Foreign Minister to Uzupio this first diplomatic mission.
President Farr signs Treaty with Republic of USMLL
President Farr signed a mutual recognition treaty with the Republic of Upper Shwartz Morgen Lorgen Land, a micronation located in Poland. West Who Foreign Minister Michael Farr said the President looks forward to developing positive and long lasting relations with the Republic of USMLL and working with President Adrian Wojtasz. The Republic of USMLL is the 32nd nation that West Who has signed a treaty of recognition.