Gerald Zackios

Zackios, Short sign Compact of Free Association

Zackios, Short sign Compact of Free Association

Journal 5/2/1975 P1 Will Tinian have a choice? With a plebiscite scheduled for June 17, and the choices being whether to forever become an American “commonwealth” or remain part of the Trust Territory, many islanders here on Tinian feel they will be “forced” by voters on other islands in the Marianas to carry the military […]

Zackios meets US Marshallese, Obama Friday

Zackios meets US Marshallese, Obama Friday

RMI Ambassador to the United States Gerald Zackios is scheduled to present his diplomatic credentials to President Barack Obama at the White House this Friday. In the meantime, he made his first visit to the Marshallese community in Sacramento, California earlier in September. He spoke to hundreds of Marshallese at an event hosted by the […]

Gerald sworn in for DC duty

Gerald sworn in for DC duty

Ambassador-designate Gerald Zackios was officially sworn-in Monday as RMI’s ambassador to the United States. The oath of office, administered by Chief Justice Carl Ingram, took place following the recent acceptance of Ambassador-designate’s Agrément by the United States. The nomination of Zackios was approved by the Nitijela during its first Constitutional Regular Session this year. Witnessing […]

MOH is in a drug crisis

MOH is in a drug crisis

Journal 1/28/1977 P1 Afraid to talk US Central Intelligence Agency officials testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee January 24 on charges that the CIA spied on delegates from Micronesia who were negotiating political status relations with the United States. William Colby, a former CIA Director, and E. Henry Knock, the Acting Director until President Carter […]