Toxic fish focus of JCM talks

Toxic fish focus of JCM talks

GIFF JOHNSON Chemical contamination of fish at Kwajalein Atoll “is a public health concern of epic proportion that we cannot take lightly,” Kwajalein Senator David Paul said in advance of this week’s annual RMI-US military consultation in Majuro. Paul and other RMI officials called for action on the contamination issue at the Joint Committee Meeting […]

Mattie’s record-smashing gold show

Mattie’s record-smashing gold show

Marshall Islands weightlifters Mathlynn “Mattie” Sasser and Kabuati Bob joined over 200 athletes from 19 countries at the 2016 Oceania Weightlifting Championships and Olympic Games Qualification Tournament in Suva, Fiji last month. Mattie set numerous records on her way to winning gold and was honored at the tournament’s closing as the Best Junior Female Lifter […]

Ebeye fire displaces medical staff

Ebeye fire displaces medical staff

A major fire at Ebeye Triple J caused significant damage Monday, displacing many Ebeye hospital doctors and nurses who lived at Triple J apartments affected by the blaze. Triple J’s bakery was also damaged and expected to be out of order for at least a few days. The fire started about 9am in an upstairs […]

Amata buys Saab planes

Amata buys Saab planes

Journal 6/6/1975 P2 ‘The negotiations have failed’ “We have arrived at a dead end. The negotiations have failed,” Senator Wilfred Kendall told the UN concerning Micronesia’s future status negotiations last week. Senator Kendall, a special advisor to the US delegation at the 42nd UN Trusteeship Council, said Micronesia’s objectives of “free association” with the US […]

FAS citizens engage with legislators in US

FAS citizens engage with legislators in US

As more islanders from the Freely Associated States (FAS) settle in the United States through visa-free terms of the Compact with Washington, island communities are becoming increasingly active with state legislatures seeking recognition and engagement. In the mid-1990s, the US Congress eliminated eligibility of Marshall Islanders, Micronesians and Palauans for federal Medicaid health insurance, and […]

Tobolar staff lose $100,000

Tobolar staff lose $100,000

Over $100,000 in cash for copra payments may have been stolen from Tobolar by employees, according to the most recent Deloitte audit of the agency. A total of $27,077 in leftover copra cash was not returned to Tobolar by employees, and another $80,000 is unaccounted for, the audit said. It pointed out that Tobolar issues […]

RMI loses $4.7m funding

RMI loses $4.7m funding

Journal 5/30/1975 P1 Micronesia may get 200-mile rights from LoS conference Micronesia represented itself at the United Nations Law of the Sea Conference recently in Geneva, Switzerland. The Micronesian delegation was headed by Marshalls Rep. Charles Domnick. Also at the meeting were Special Consultant Frederick Wyle, Special Advisor Andon Amaraich and Truk Senator Nick Bossy. […]

Journal available for all your devices

Journal available for all your devices

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