FAMI puts on a teen show

FAMI puts on a teen show

Last Saturday’s Miss Teen FAMI 2020 Float parade was a knock out performance. Sponsored by the Filipino Association of the Marshall Islands, it showcased the six teenage contestants in high style — from stylish outfits to lavishly decorated floats. Even the rain Saturday could not dampen the high spirit of the event. The Miss Teen […]

WAM trains its own

WAM trains its own

GIFF JOHNSONIn the consultant-dependent world of the Marshall Islands, the Waan Aelon in Majel (Canoes of the Marshall Islands) program stands out.“Everyone who works at WAM is Marshallese,” said Director Alson Kelen in a recent interview. “WAM is about training,” he said. “It’s what we do.” While the program has relied in the past on […]

Amata, Tony lead Majuro

Amata, Tony lead Majuro

Journal 11/18/1983P9 Two new businesses open A duo of businesses opened shop next door to each other in the past couple of weeks. First is Ace International Agencies, o;erased by Harry Doulatram. His downtown office is located just south of the Downtown Restaurant. Next to Harry’s is the newly opened Island Business Services. This computer-based […]

Ebeye SDA students stand out

Ebeye SDA students stand out

Students in Japanese kimonos, Samoan Sarongs (dress lavalavas), Hawaiian leis and Pohnpeian skirts jammed the street on Ebeye Tuesday morning — initiating Ebeye Seventh Day Adventist School’s International Day festivities. Each classroom was themed to certain countries and were evaluated by judges. At the end of the day, second graders won first place for overall display […]

Forum team urges vote reform

Forum team urges vote reform

A Pacific Islands Forum observer team that monitored the 2019 RMI national election recommends 11 government actions to improve administration of future votes. On the conduct of the 2019 national election, the four-member team said: “It is the view of the Forum Team that polling was safe and free. The Forum Team also observed counting, […]

President Amata Kabua honored

President Amata Kabua honored

The RMI President’s Office sponsored a commemoration event to honor first President and Iroojlaplap Amata Kabua on his birthday Tuesday this week, a national holiday for Presidents’ Day.The ceremony began with an opening prayer by Nitijela Chaplain Rev. Palukne Johnny, followed by the national anthem led by Rita United Church of Christ (UCC) Youth. Remarks […]

More Covid cases in quarantine

More Covid cases in quarantine

GIFF JOHNSONThree new Covid cases among the 27 Marshallese in managed quarantine at Kwajalein were confirmed by testing November 15.President David Kabua, following a Cabinet meeting with a briefing on the development by National Disaster Committee (NDC) officials, took to V7AB Tuesday late afternoon to announce the news. To reassure the public, the President said […]

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