Ebeye

New budget gives CMI a huge boost

New budget gives CMI a huge boost

Journal 10/16/1981 P2 $24M budget for FY1982 The Nitijela Appropriation bill for FY1982 proposed by Minister of Finance Atjang Paul (Ailinglaplap) shows an anticipated $24.7 million for the fiscal year beginning October 14. Revenue comes from four sources: local revenues, US grant general funds, special US agency grants, and foreign aid from Japan. Paul commended […]

Ebeye developments move forward

Ebeye developments move forward

Several small — but important — improvement projects are ready to take off in Ebeye. Kwajalein Atoll Development Authority (KADA) Director Carl Hacker reports that JEMFAC has agreed to move ahead with establishing the Mid-Corridor Housing Project Management Office, which will focus on efforts to design and fund the proposed $27 million project to replace […]

Courts reach out to public

Courts reach out to public

Chief Justice Carl Ingram and the Pacific Judicial Strengthening Initiative (PJSI) hosted a local Access to Justice Workshop in Majuro, Marshall Islands last week. The Workshop was well attended by fifty members of the community, prosecutors, defenders and members of the bar together with the judges and court staff from the High, District and Traditional […]

Japan donates heavy equipment

Japan donates heavy equipment

Japan Ambassador Hideyuki Mitsuoka handed over the last batch of disaster risk reduction equipment to the RMI government Friday. Tony Muller, Minister of Works, Infrastructure and Utilities and Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade was on hand to receive the donation. The handover ceremony was held at the Ministry of Works compound with many […]

Likiep life is slow and easy

Likiep life is slow and easy

Journal 7/11/1975 P1 No decision yet as deadline nears With the announcement last week by the Marianas delegation to the Micronesian Constitutional convention that they would indeed participate in the ConCon, the question of the Marshalls delegation suddenly became a more spotlighted arena. On July 7, Representative Ataji Balos said in Majuro that no final […]

Japan provides disaster aid

Japan provides disaster aid

Japan Embassy Charge d’Affaires Hiroshi Watanabe on Friday handed over $2.7 million worth of disaster risk reduction equipment to the RMI government represented by Mattlan Zackhras, Minister in Assistance to the President. “We have the equipment but if we don’t bless and take care of them it’s no use,” said Zackhras at the handover ceremony. […]

The 70-year struggle for Kwajalein

The 70-year struggle for Kwajalein

GIFF JOHNSON A recently published book concerning Kwajalein and the Marshall Islands is a welcome addition to the sparse library of books about this region. The focus of the book — on Kwajalein’s central role in US strategic interests and planning in the Pacific since World War II  — breaks new ground in the narrative […]

Voters stay home

Voters stay home

Low voter turnout appears to have been the norm in both Majuro and Ebeye for Tuesday’s constitutional convention election. Voting started slow and remained slow in most polling stations around Majuro. This was of great benefit to voters who did show up, as they were able to cast their votes with a minimum of waiting […]

Ebeye owners make history

Ebeye owners make history

Kwajalein Atoll landowners gave a big thumbs up to development of Ebeye and other islands with the recent signing of a master lease for Ebeye-to-Gugeegue land. The master lease signed January 9 on Ebeye replaces a 30-year master lease that had expired last September 30. The previous lease had provided the Kwajalein Atoll Development Authority […]

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