Roberts Confirmed as Vice President

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Sarah Roberts, a college student from California, has been confirmed as the Vice President of West Who.  President Farr submitted her name to the Senate for confirmation and the full Senate confirmed Roberts.  Sarah Roberts is the first female vice president of Republic of West Who.  The West Who Senate will voted 9 to 2 to accept Roberts as the country’s new vice president.  She will complete the remainder of the term until national elections are held in six months.

Foreign Minister Attends Bangkok Horse Races

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Foreign Minister Michael Farr attended the Horse Races in Bangkok, Thailand as part of his two nation tour of Thailand and Indonesia.  Farr has worked tirelessly to build relations between the Republic of West Who and the Kingdom of Thailand.

President Resigns and Leaves Office

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West Who President William Farr surprised the nation today with his resignation.  Farr who has been serving as president of the Republic for five years stepped down half way through his fifth elected term.  Farr said at a news conference, “It has been my great honor to serve the people of West Who these past four and a half years.  My work life is taking me in a new direction and I will be unable to continue as your president.  My administration has accomplished a lot to build and improve the nation.”  This is the first time in West Who’s 49 year history that a president has resigned from office.  West Who presidents serve one year terms in office.

Vice President John Farr assumed office as the new president, after receiving a letter of resignation from the president.  He stated that he only intends to complete the next six months as president.  Farr said he plans to seek re-election again in July as vice president.

President’s Name Arrives on Mars

West Who President William Farr and Vice President John Farr names were among the two million that were carried to Mars. They landed on Mars when the NASA InSight Lander touched down on the planet’s surface.  “West Who is the first micronation to have its citizens names taken to Mars” according to SPEA Space Director Kevin Farr. While on the surface, InSight will study the deep interior of Mars to advance our understanding of the early history of all rocky planets, including Earth.

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Vice President Visits Oval Office

Republic of West Who Vice President John Farr sits behind the Nixon presidential desk in the Oval Office. The Vice President said that U.S. officials were not interested in recognizing West Who.

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Foreign Minister Visits White House

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Foreign Minister Michael Farr visited the White House and displayed the Republic of West Who flag while on his official tour. The Foreign Minister is the first government official from West Who to be invited to visit the White House.  He came away with a picture of the US President, but no official recognition of West Who.

President Competes in Spartan Race

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WWN- Whoville – West Who’s President was among top the competitors in a Spartan Race held at the Olympic Village in Squaw Valley, California for his age bracket.  Also racing for West Who was Senator Neiderer.  After completing in the race, the President announced that he is seeking re-election as President in the upcoming West Who General Elections.  President Farr has served for five years as the President of the Republic of West Who.

 

Foreign Minister in Vietnam on Diplomatic Mission

Foreign Minister Michael Farr began his diplomatic mission with a visit to the Presidential Palace in Saigon.  The Foreign Minister officially traveled to Vietnam to build better relations for the Republic of West Who.  “West Who is serious about increasing its global reach.  We believe micronations have much to offer in foreign relations.  While it is unlikely that the Vietnam will recognize West Who anytime soon, we view each visit as a small step forward,” said Farr.

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President Appoints Chris Roberts as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

President Farr today announced at a press conference that he is appointing Justice Chris Roberts to a three year term as Chief Justice of the West Who Supreme Court.  The three year term of Thomas Gallager, the current Chief Justice, has expired.  “I want to thank Justice Gallager for his service on the high court.  His work has benefited the people of West Who” said the President.  Gallager will remain on the court as a justice.  The President said he was looking forward to working with the new Chief Justice and felt Roberts has much to offer our nation.

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Vice President Visits Salt Flats in USA

Vice President John Farr and Senator Neiderer visited the Salt Flats in Utah, USA on a scientific mission for the West Who Academy of Science. The Vice President did a taste test at the Salt Flats. He reached down chipped off some of the mineral sodium chloride (NaCl) more commonly known as salt. After performing the test the Vice President said, ” yes that tastes just like salt”. The famous Bonneville Salt Flats are located in the western Utah. It is perfectly flat and has a thick crust of salty soil. It looks like a frozen lake bed covered with snow. No vegetation grows in that area. The Vice President and Senator were the first West Who officials to visit the salt flat.

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President Honored With Foreign Award

West Who President William Farr was awarded the Order of the Silver Lion by the Principality of Aigues-Mortes, located in Southern France. Baroness Barbara of Bieniak Betz of Aigues-Mortes said the President was being honored as a micronational leader.  “I am pleased to be honored with the award.  We value our relations with the Principality” said the President.  A government spokesperson said Baroness Barbara had contacted the Foreign Ministry about the international  award.  President Farr was the first West Who leader so honored.

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