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RMI athletes at Youth Olympics

RMI athletes at Youth Olympics

A team of Marshall Islands athletes are in Buenos Aires for the Youth Olympic Games competition. Alexander Adiniwin is competing in wrestling, Joshua Ralpho is in the wrestling competition, Rosemaline Watley is in the women’s high jump, and Kayla Hepler and Daniel Ranis are both in the swimming competition.

New school celebrated

New school celebrated

The opening ceremony of North Delap Elementary School last Friday centered on the students as evidenced by remarks by President Hilda Heine and Pacific International Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jerry Kramer, who repeatedly said to the children: this is about you. Kramer was on hand to officially hand over the symbolic key to the school […]

Israel offers heart surgeries

Israel offers heart surgeries

GIFF JOHNSON A five-year-old Marshallese child has been accepted for heart surgery in Israel, and an infant with congenital heart problems is under consideration. This is the result of the recent visit to Majuro by Dr. Zehavit Zivner, who made the connection between the Majuro hospital and the Israel-based non-profit group, Save a Child’s Heart. […]

Majuro reconnects with Japan ‘sister’

Majuro reconnects with Japan ‘sister’

Majuro and Kawai Town in Japan are reactivating their sister city ties after a 10-year gap. This was the outcome of a friendly meeting between visiting Japan Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Iwao Horii and Majuro Mayor Ladie Jack Friday. Jack expressed his appreciation to Japan for its funding assistance through the Grassroots Grant program […]

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