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.
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.
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 Seek Re-Election to Lead West Who
President William Farr and Vice President Sarah Roberts announced that they will seek to lead West Who for another year. President Farr in a news conference said that his administration has increased West Who's population, sent the Foreign Minister on several visits to nations in Europe and Asia to build better relations for West Who and the government has a budget surplus. With general elections slated for the end of June, the President and Vice President have begun campaigning for re-election.
Senate Passes Law to Allow Impeachment of Government Officials
The West Who Senate voted to enact into law a method to impeach West Who government officials for wrongdoing. Over 70% of our Senators voted in favor of the new law, which is now added to the West Who Basic Law, the constitution of the Republic of West Who. The law reads " An elected West Who government official may be impeached by the introduction to the Senate of a resolution, by a Senator, for reasons of breaking the law, malfeasance or incompetence. The official shall be removed from office by a confirmation vote of 75% of the members of the Senate."