Journal 9/25/1981 P1 Reagan approves Compact US President Ronald Reagan approved the draft Compact of Free Association September 22, according to a special radio broadcast by President Amata Kabua. Government sources said Scott Stege, Trust Territory liaison officer on Kwajalein, phoned with the news.
Truth be told: if you’re going to visit Waan Aelon in Majol, you will learn a thing or two or tree. Yes. Tree. WAM has been utilizing different trees in its mixed curriculum of classes in the morning and hands on craft work in the afternoon.
There is a high probability of a new El Niño taking hold in the Marshall Islands and the north Pacific later this year, according to US weather forecasters.
HILARY HOSIA Arguments over a reported bribe attempt, the RMI’s “SOV” plan, and the proposed Rongelap investment zone dominated Nitijela’s first session day Monday after a three-week break for committee hearings. You could describe Monday’s session as a rugby scrum, with battling parties locked head to head and kicking the ball back and forth.
President Hilda Heine praised California Governor Jerry Brown for sponsoring a major climate conference last week in San Francisco. “Thank you for the ‘Call to Action’ outcome from this Summit on behalf of a grateful nation,” Heine said after participating in the event.
Journal 9/18/1981 P1 Ground broken for hotel A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Nauru hotel in Majuro took place September 16 outside the Eastern Gateway Hotel.
A donation of 260 chairs, 112 school desks, four tables and boxes of books arrived Ebeye late last month from New Zealand.
Prior to attending the 49th Pacific Islands Forum and related meetings in Nauru, President Hilda Heine received a courtesy call from outgoing ROC Ambassador Daniel Tang. President Heine extended her appreciation to Ambassador Tang for his two years here in RMI. Following her return from Nauru September 7, President Heine accepted the Letter of Credence […]
KELLY LORENNIJ Eastern Oregon University (EOU) has risen in popularity among Marshall Islanders. This semester, nine new Marshallese students took four flights and an hour-long drive to get to the campus in La Grande, Oregon.
Former Marshall Islands Chief Electoral Officer Robson Almen was correct in rejecting former Majuro Mayor Mudge Samuel’s request for a recount during the 2015 election, said High Court Chief Justice Carl Ingram in an opinion issued at the end of August.