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Majuro, Ebeye hospitals benefit

Majuro, Ebeye hospitals benefit

A large donation of hospital-related equipment was received by the Ministry of Health and Human Services Friday courtesy of the Japan government. Japan Ambassador Hideyuki Mitsuoka was on hand to turn over medical equipment to the Marshall Islands. A large group from the Ministry was on hand to receive the donation, as was Foreign Secretary […]

Grease is rocking Majuro

Grease is rocking Majuro

PAMELA PERKINS Grease opened on stage at the ICC Monday evening to a near capacity crowd with the 1958 Rydell High School yearbook reminding us that the story represents a high school of 60 years past. Photos of the period heart throbs include Ricky Nelson, Sal Mineo, Rock Hudson, Pat Boone, Doris Day, and Sandra […]

2 RMI students win UWC 2-year ride

2 RMI students win UWC 2-year ride

KELLY LORENNIJ Two United World College (UWC) scholarships have been awarded to sophomore Hannah Reimers from Majuro Cooperative School and Berlin Philippo, who is in her junior year at Assumption High School. Reimers will join Bertine Lakjohn who is currently finishing her first year at UWC International School of Asia, Karuizawa (ISAK) in Japan. ISAK […]

Summit debut for Kiribati, Nauru

Summit debut for Kiribati, Nauru

HILARY HOSIA For the first time in the history of the Micronesian Presidents’ Summit (MPS), Nauru and Kiribati joined Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and Palau for the 18th MPS in Majuro this week. The sub-regional leaders meeting got down to business following a formal opening at Marshall Islands Resort’s Melele Room Tuesday. Presidents […]

Women get Canvasback help

Women get Canvasback help

HILARY HOSIA Miracle workers in the form of Canvasback’s visiting OBGYN team screened close to 600 women at Majuro hospital during their recent two-week visit. The number of patients seen, pap tests conducted, cancers identified and surgeries performed underlined the demand for women’s health services in the Marshall Islands. The team identified 13 cancers and […]

Baldwin takes on big school job

Baldwin takes on big school job

GIFF JOHNSON Award winning public school Principal Baldwin Robert is taking up a new challenge: overseeing a multi-school improvement program for elementary and middle schools in Majuro and Ebeye. After extended stints as principal of Delap and Rita elementary schools, he is now the Project Implementation Unit Director for the Improving the Quality of Basic […]

‘Year for Coastal: 2018’

‘Year for Coastal: 2018’

GIFF JOHNSON Florence Edwards, MIMRA’s long-time Coastal Division Chief, is now the fisheries department’s Deputy Director, Coastal. She joins Sam Lanwi, Jr., who is Deputy Director, Oceanic, in the two deputy positions at Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority. Edwards’ elevation to the deputy director position fills a key post at MIMRA. MIMRA Director Glen Joseph […]

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