AMI adds Kosrae flight

AMI adds Kosrae flight

Journal 6/28/1985 P1 AMI starts Kosrae service Air Marshall Islands General Manager John Slattebo announced the inaugural flight of the AMI 748 to Kosrae in the Federated States of Micronesia. The inaugural flight, joined by many dignitaries and officials, is scheduled to leave Majuro June 2. Two years ago, a proving flight to the newly […]

EPA gets dive certified

EPA gets dive certified

A team of RMI EPA staff took on the PADI open water dive course and passed with flying colors, according to the organization. In addition to this being a useful skill to have for people living on atolls, the effort raises capacity at RMI EPA for doing more comprehensive environmental assessments and responses to pollution […]

US-RMI seek quick deal

US-RMI seek quick deal

GIFF JOHNSON United States and Marshall Islands leaders said after completing the first round of talks last week that they hope to complete negotiations to renew provisions of an economic and security treaty by the end of this year or early next year. Washington sees extension of funding packages under compacts of free association with […]

Child vaccine rollout in July

Child vaccine rollout in July

KAREN EARNSHAW The Ministry of Health and Human Services will begin providing the Covid-19 vaccine for children aged six months to five years on Friday July 15, according to RMI Director of Public Health Dr. Frank Underwood. This follows approval of the vaccines for young children by the US Food and Drug Administration late last […]

Dance contest a blast

Dance contest a blast

The Power 103.5FM sixth anniversary Dance Competition at Delap Park did exactly what Daniel Kramer said in his speech over the weekend: Connect the community together. “I’m very happy to see that tonight represents what we created Power 103.5 for,” Kramer said towards the end of the grand show. Kramer said one of the many […]

MEC, KAJUR are in crisis

MEC, KAJUR are in crisis

Journal 6/21/1985 P1 As Amata turns against Compact, minority party finds it appealing President Amata Kabua has notified the US government that the amendments to the Compact of Free Association now being considered by the US Congress are not acceptable to the government of the Marshall Islands. Meanwhile, the opposition party of the Marshall Islands […]

FAMI hosts fab weekend

FAMI hosts fab weekend

It was a big and spirited weekend for the Majuro Filipino community, which went all out Saturday and Sunday to celebrate their 124th Independence Day. The weekend kicked off with the induction of the new officers for the Filipino Association of the Marshall Islands Saturday evening at the ICC. It was a gala event, with […]

Majuro maritime center grows

Majuro maritime center grows

KAREN EARNSHAW The construction of the maritime facility next to Uliga Dock kicked off in January: Six months later, one of the project organizers, Raffael Held, told the Journal “the construction of the maritime training complex, which is next to the Marshall Islands Shipping Corporation’s office, is making good progress.” The main purpose of the […]

Friendly starts to compact talks

Friendly starts to compact talks

GIFF JOHNSON Nearly three years after the first in-person preliminary discussions were held between the US and the Marshall Islands for a third funding agreement in the Compact, negotiations resumed again this week with a two-day meeting at Kwajalein. The negotiations stalled after these first discussions were held in Pohnpei between President Trump’s Secretary of […]

President Kabua’s personal appeal

President Kabua’s personal appeal

In the midst of a major shift in Cabinet members the past week and countless hours preparing for the Compact negotiations in Kwajalein in the coming days, President David Kabua ensured his message for the graduating class of 2022 was received throughout Marshall Islands. President Kabua personally delivered the message during the College of Marshall […]

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