Senators slam 177 ‘espousal’

Senators slam 177 ‘espousal’

Journal 11/29/1985 P1 Espousal slammed in Senate Six US Senators went on raced before the Compact voter earlier this month stating their opposition to the Compact’s “espousal” provisions, primarily on the grounds that it is unconstitutional. In addition, Sen. James McClure, who chairs the Senate Energy Committee, said that if new claims arise in the […]

Down for New Year’s

Down for New Year’s

Start your countdown Majuro, we have 38 days until the New Year’s 2023 Block Party! Block Party Committee members have been engaged in the past weeks to ensure the New Year’s tradition lives on. Block Party Godfather Kirt Pinho led a meeting of the organizing committee at Robert Reimers Enterprises Tuesday evening. While plans are […]

24 for Taiwan-RMI

24 for Taiwan-RMI

ROC (Taiwan) Embassy and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade cohosted a luncheon Monday this week at the Nitijela Conference Room in celebration of the 24th anniversary of RMI-Taiwan diplomatic relations.President David Kabua and Nitijela Member and Iroojlaplap Michael Kabua attended the reception with Cabinet members, senators and government officials. Around 70 guests joined the […]

Job fair attracts hundreds

Job fair attracts hundreds

College of Marshall Islands (CMI) student Scott Ijai was one of hundreds of students who participated in the CMI National Apprenticeship event last week at the CMI Staff Sergeant Solomon Sam Sports Center. The event was staged like a job fair for college and high school students under coordination by CMI and the National Training […]

WUTMI hosts 21st national conference

WUTMI hosts 21st national conference

Big things are happening with WUTMI this week in Majuro hosting its 21st annual conference and bigger things are coming in 2023 and 2024. The Australian Ambassador for Women and Girls Christine Clarke is slatted to visit Marshall Islands in 2023, news that was shared by Australian Ambassador Brek Batley during the Women United Together […]

Landowners won’t move

Landowners won’t move

Journal11/22/1985 P3 KAC reclaims islands in payment protest A small group of Kwajalein landowners are not moving from their islands in the mid-corridor of the atoll, although November 14 was the date the Army planned to resume range operations after a six-week “down period.” Kwajalein Atoll Corporation attorney George Allen said in Honolulu that about […]

RMI hands out Covid $$

RMI hands out Covid $$

EVE BURNS and HILARY HOSIA Vulnerable families received Asian Development Bank Covid relief funding from Ministry of Finance this past week. The funds being distributed were from a $1.5 million Covid grant provided by the Asian Development Bank. Finance used the Early Childhood Development (ECD) program’s list of vulnerable families to identify the families in Majuro […]

Resilience needed to become chauffeur

Resilience needed to become chauffeur

HILARY HOSIA Navigating the hospital and police system is not for the weak of mind or body. In layman’s terms, the current system is a maze. Say a person is trying to get chauffeur license to become a taxi driver. The person would need a hospital clearance card given to chauffeurs and food vendors. Initially, […]

RMI on 50-year clock

RMI on 50-year clock

The Marshall Islands delegation to the global climate summit COP27 in Egypt this past week released the “RMI Statement of Intent on Adaptation” — which underscores the emerging climate reality that in the lifetime of today’s elementary age population, much of the Marshall Islands may become uninhabitable. Marshall Islands delegates to COP27 are telling the […]

Ignored and largely forgotten

Ignored and largely forgotten

GIFF JOHNSON About 8,000 Americans participated in the cleanup of Enewetak Atoll. An additional untold number of Marshallese and people of other nationalities were also involved in the cleanup that ran from January 1, 1977 to April 15, 1980 — after which, the people of Enewetak were allowed to return home to live on the […]

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