$50m resort for Mili Atoll

$50m resort for Mili Atoll

Journal 5/27/1983 P1 Balos says new 177 worse than old one Bikini Senator Henchi Balos told the United Nations Trusteeship Council last week that the present 177 nuclear claims proposal under discussion is “even worse” than the one signed a year ago. In a departure from his prepared remarks, Balos described the 177 subsidiary agreement […]

Good going grads

Good going grads

While schools in the Marshall Islands are implementing various types of graduations because of government-imposed Covid-19 restrictions, Jable Calvary Temple Church last weekend honored graduating students from multiple schools who attend their congregation. This group of recent graduates was recognized by church members for graduating from Majuro Middle School, Seventh Day Adventist, Marshall Islands High […]

Cops arrest TB carriers

Cops arrest TB carriers

Journal 5/20/1983 P1 WCC sends radiation team A team of five people from the World Council of Churches will arrive Sunday to spend two weeks in the Marshalls talking with leaders and interviewing persons affected by low level radiation during the tests on Bikini and Enewetak. Plans are being made for them to fly to […]

MIMRA-Namdrik marine deal

MIMRA-Namdrik marine deal

The Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority and Namdrik Atoll Local Government signed a one-year agreement for MIMRA to fund technical support for projects in Namdrik as a recipient of the Reimaanlok (Looking to the Future) conservation management process. The projects include support for reviving the pearl farm in Namdrik and other activities related to marine […]

WAM takes new tack

WAM takes new tack

EVE BURNS Waan Aelon in Majol (WAM) is working on new locally-designed catamarans and outrigger canoes to improve the movement of copra and people within atolls An ongoing challenge for copra collection in remote atolls is the time needed for government field trip vessels to stop at multiple islands within one atoll to collect copra. […]

Scaled down graduations in RMI

Scaled down graduations in RMI

WILMER JOEL Most schools in the RMI have either not held graduations this month, or have smaller, “invitation” events. The College of the Marshall Islands over the last 27 years of its existence has produced many memorable and unforgettable graduations. But this year’s graduation will be different. It will still follow a graduation format, but […]

Alive after 42-day ocean drift

Alive after 42-day ocean drift

HILARY HOSIA Old fashioned high-frequency radio beat modern gizmos in breaking the news of two Kwajalein fishermen who were found in Chuuk after 42 days lost at sea. Chatter on high frequency radio between a radio operator on Namoluk Atoll in Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia, and a Marshallese residing in Hawaii unfolded the drama […]

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