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Bigler puts a cap on debt

Bigler puts a cap on debt

Journal 3/19/1982 P1 Court to open with swearing in ceremony The Chief Justice of the High Court of the Marshall Islands, John Lanham, is scheduled to be sworn into office on March 19 and officially open the High Court for legal business. There are approximately 100 pending cases from the Trust Territory courts. P1 Over […]

Colonel ‘salutes’ Bikinians

Colonel ‘salutes’ Bikinians

Journal 3/9/1982 P1 Colonel admits mistakes but proud of US-Marshalls relationship Colonel Peter Witteried said at the Kili Airport/Bikini Day celebration that the United States made some honest mistakes with the Marshallese people. “I don’t think we Americans have to be ashamed of our mistakes,” said Witteried. “I am proud of the relationship. Col. Witteried […]

5 guys go to HI tourney

5 guys go to HI tourney

Journal 3/2/1982 P1 DeBrum: Compact talks broke down Marshall Islands Foreign Secretary Tony deBrum returned home on February 25 to report that status negotiations with the United States had broken down. Secretary deBrum said in a news release: “We’re back to square one. We are now further away from the end of the negotiations than […]

Ebeye can be a lot more

Ebeye can be a lot more

Journal 2/12/1982 P2 Kabua moves to new office President Kabua moved into his new lagoon-side office in the Cabinet office building February 11. Most of the ministers had moved in a month ago. The public service already moved into the old building following last summer’s fire which destroyed the downtown administration building. P2 Marshall Islands […]

RMI angry at US decisions

RMI angry at US decisions

Journal 1/19/1982 P6 Rep Seiberling hopes for Compact in ’83 US Representative John Seiberling told the welcoming crowd at the Majuro airport that 1982 is too early for completion of a Compact of Free Association. He added that he hoped the matter would be placed on the 1983 congressional agenda. Seiberling is chairman of the […]

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