Alien list nears 1,000

Alien list nears 1,000

Journal 5/18/1984 P1 Enewetak delegation wants lump settlement from Compact A six-member delegation from Enewetak asked the US House Interior Subcommittee not to approve the Compact of Free Association between the US and the RMI until several changes are made in the portion of the Compact dealing with settlement of claims arising out of the […]

Climate art dazzles audience

Climate art dazzles audience

Wilmer Joel Just when we thought that the first ever Climate Week had enough activities to highlight issues for the public, a climate art showcase was formed. It was an event hosted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Jo-Jikum at Marshall Islands Resort inside the Lomalo Room. A line up of talented singers, […]

Tuna cartel opens new HQ

Tuna cartel opens new HQ

GIFF JOHNSON The powerful Pacific island fisheries bloc PNA opened a multi-million dollar, four-story headquarters in Majuro May 6. The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA), which controls waters where half of the world’s skipjack tuna is caught, held a “soft” opening for the recently completed headquarters building. It was built by local contractor Pacific […]

Most important fish honored

Most important fish honored

MIMRA sponsored an interesting and entertaining World Tuna Day event last Saturday in the covered parking lot area under its four-story headquarters in Delap. Recognizing the significance of tuna to the world, five years ago the United Nations established May 2 as World Tuna Day. The move to establish a day to celebrate tuna was […]

Power plant deal signed

Power plant deal signed

Journal 5/11/1983 P1 Customs officer on postal inspections Reaction to the newly instituted customs collection at the RMI main post office was heated the first day but cooled off over the next few days, reported customs officer Ira Allen in an interview. Speaking while at his desk in the rear of the post office, Ira […]

RMI celebrates 42 years

RMI celebrates 42 years

The 42nd Constitution Day Saturday May 1 brought everyone to an atmosphere of pride and celebration. The program started with an outrigger canoe race with Hirobo Obeketang, Alson Kelen, and Melvin Majmeto officiating the race. This was followed by a parade from Delap Formosa to Delap Park. Included in the parade were members of the […]

Dazzling performances at ‘open mic’

Dazzling performances at ‘open mic’

WILMER JOEL Jo-Jikum did it once again by pulling off a spectacular open mic session that featured many awe-inspiring performances and displays inside of the old library at the College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) last Friday. People of all ages took the mic and stole the show with their diverse talents including poetry, arts […]

Taxi drivers get organized

Taxi drivers get organized

WILMER JOEL The Majuro Taxi Drivers Association made history in late April by holding a momentous ceremony for the inauguration of their newly elected officers at the Chiyaya Anmontha Park in Jenrok. It was the first time for the association to do this in the 50 years since its establishment and it produced attendance of […]

Climate art grabs interest

Climate art grabs interest

WILMER JOEL As part of RMI National Climate Week, Jo-Jikum in collaboration with United Nations Peacebuilders and the International Office for Migration (IOM), held a Climate Security Arts Workshop for the public in the old library at the College of the Marshall Islands (CMI). Jo-Jikum’s Director Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner and the interns helped manage the event […]

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