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.
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.
Foreign Minister Visits White House
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
President Farr competing at Spartan Race in Chicago, USA
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.
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.
Chief Justice Chris Roberts
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.
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.