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The San Carlos Islands (Russian: Сан-Карлос Острова, tr. San-Karlos Ostrova), officially the Commonwealth of the San Carlos Islands is a sovereign country that spans several island chains in the northwest of the North American continent. It is a highly developed country, boasting the world's 20th-largest economy and the world's second-highest per capita income. The country has a population of just over 8.5 million people. The San Carlos Islands was granted it's independence on 28 June 1941 and has maintained a parliamentary system since it's foundation. Today the country is a regional power and is consistently ranked as one of the world's best places to live. The San Carlos Islands is a member of the United Nations, G20, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), World Trade Organization, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, and the Pacific Islands Forum.
The states and territories are the first-level administrative divisions of the San Carlos Islands. They are the second level of government in the San Carlos Islands, located between the federal and local government tiers.
The country comprises seven states: Admiralia, Columbia, New Wales, Petersland, Queensland, Tongass, and Victoria. They retain a degree of sovereignty, being the successors of the previous New Russian Oblasts. The states each have their own parliaments, able to legislate over certain residual and concurrent power areas.
The sole internal territory, the San Carlos Islands Capital Territory (SCICT), functions in reality as states themselves. The SCICT possesses its own level of self-government through its respective legislative assembly, but instead derive its power from the Commonwealth, theoretically revocable at any time.
San Carlos Islands News
19 March 2020 – 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic
San Carlos Islands closes its borders to all non-San Carlos Islander residents starting 9pm local time. Prime Minister Kennedy Piątek says about SC₽100 billion will be pumped into the San Carlos Islands economy to support it during the coronavirus pandemic.
18 March 2020 – 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic
A 43-year-old Alekseevs employee is stabbed by a 25-year-old man in Ventura, Queensland. The crime is believed to be related to mass panic buying across San Carlos Islands supermarkets that has seen cases of violence between shoppers and staff members.
17 March 2020 – 2020 general election in the San Carlos Islands
The first Piątek Cabinet officially transitions into power in the San Carlos Islands after the Social Democratic Party won the highly contentious 2020 general election. Piątek's cabinet has been internationally praised by feminist groups for it's number of female ministers.
San Carlos City, Columbia during sunset, 2016.
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