Zika outbreak ends

Zika outbreak ends

No cases of the Zika virus have been detected in Majuro for two months, prompting the Ministry of Health to announce this week that Zika appears to no longer be present in RMI. At the same time, Interim Health Secretary Dr. Kennar Briand cautioned that the virus is still active in Kosrae and others islands […]

MIR MIMA Beat

Following remarks by Minister in Assistance Mattlan Zackhras and Marshall Islands Mayors Association President Ota Kisino during the Office of the President-sponsored MIMA dinner at the Marshall Islands Resort Monday night, the United Church of Christ Youth performed a beat to complement the night.

Natural water makers

Natural water makers

Note to readers: A previously posted story in this location reported on a 20-year jail sentence for a convicted murderer. The Journal did not post a photo with this story. However, we discovered that a default setting on our site automatically inserted a non-related photo with the story that could give the appearance the photo […]

Koo’s flags 2 in FSM

Koo’s flags 2 in FSM

GIFF JOHNSON Two of seven Koo’s Fishing Company purse seiners recently reflagged in the Federated States of Micronesia. Does this indicate that Koo’s is moving out of RMI and that the high-level of tuna transshipment featured in Port Majuro for the past several years is moving to Pohnpei? “No” on both counts, though RMI’s fisheries […]

Wave buoy renewed

Wave buoy renewed

The Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) redeployed its wave buoy outside of Majuro last week. Located about a half nautical mile off Delap Point, the yellow wave buoy measures wave height, direction, period, and sea surface temperature in 30 minute intervals. The reinstalled buoy joins the existing PacIOOS network of 13 real-time wave buoys […]