KELLY LORENNIJ The annual Nuclear Victims Remembrance Day brought the community together to commemorate the Marshallese nuclear weapons test legacy with a solidarity march led by RMI President Hilda Heine and US Ambassador Karen Stewart, followed by speeches, posters, essays and music. Majuro Mayor Ladie Jack recognized the work put in by students and national […]
Block Party gives back HILARY HOSIA The famed Majuro New Year Block Party lived up to its reputation yet again this year as evident by thousands of participants enjoying the contagious festival — even families from Nauru, Pohnpei and Marshallese living abroad flew in for the occasion.
Alele Museum received $25,000 from the US Embassy Wednesday following a signing ceremony between Alele Executive Director Melvin Majmeto and US Ambassador Karen Stewart. Alele Manager Carol Curtis and Board Members Mabel Peter and Rebecca Lorennij witnessed the handover.
US Ambassador Karen Stewart honored three RMI government workers and a departing American during a brief ceremony as part of a reception honoring law enforcement cooperation at her residence last month. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation prepared three awards for RMI Attorney General Filimon Manoni, and Ministry of Finance customs and revenue staff Itibo […]
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of the RMI held its fourth annual Jalsa Salana Convention last month at the Marshall Islands Resort. The theme of the two-day convention was the Islamic teachings regarding serving mankind. About 145 people attended the convention including the US Ambassador Karen Stewart. The convention featured a message from his Holiness Hazrat […]
United States Ambassador to Marshall Islands Karen Stewart awarded the US Coast Guard’s Meritorious Public Service Award to the captain and crew of FV Lomalo last week at the Marshall Islands Resort for a rescue mission in 2015 that saved 36 fishermen from FV Glory Pacific No. 8 north of American Samoa. Pan Pacific Foods […]
HILARY HOSIA Department of Interior Assistant Secretary Doug Domenech met with Marshallese veterans at the Marshall Islands Resort Tuesday following courtesy calls with President Hilda Heine and Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister John Silk earlier. There were 14 veterans who served in the US Armed Forces present in the forum, three of whom served more […]
Japan Emperor Akihito turns 84 this week. Every year, Japanese citizens and their political allies spread across 230 embassies and consulates globally observe the imperial birthday this month, while an official birthday will be hosted for the 123rd ruler in the imperial palace in Japan. Acting Foreign Minister and Minister in Assistance to the President […]
A good time was had by all at the US Embassy’s July 4 party held at Jitak En Tuesday: Just the right amount of homage, just the right amount of lighthearted words, just the right amount of entertainment. The Embassy’s Political, Economic, and Consular Officer Dan Dolan emceed the well-attended event and also sang the […]
Collin Bigler was awarded a scholarship from the US Embassy as the third RMI citizen to enroll in the US Coast Guard Academy. A brief handover ceremony was held at the RMI Cabinet office Monday. Jefferson Bobo was the first RMI citizen to attend the academy, followed by James Myazoe, II, who just graduated last […]