Breaking: Modernization has started in the new Franconian colony of New America, which now has a new name. The new colony is called The New Upper States of Franconia. The NUSF will be run as Puerto Rico was in Ancient America. The only difference will be that Statehood will most likely be granted later on in the century.
High Speed Rail is continuing to be built in the New East. Cities like 32 Palms, Fort Hinder, and Golti has agreed to let HSR in.