Cram @ passport office

Cram @ passport office

America these days is ablaze with controversy surrounding the presidential election combat featuring billionaire Donald Trump. Here in the Marshalls, however, the blaze is fueled by that well-known word from the Bible: Exodus. Monday we factored the viability of the concrete steps at the Will Mart building on the Laura Road. First floor of the […]

Welcome Drew!

Welcome Drew!

Making Pacific Basin Payless a “choice” retailer on island is the goal for new General Manager Drew Barbour (pictured) who has been busy at the supermarket since arriving in late January. Barbour succeeds Bill Good who was at the helm briefly after GM John Mason left last July after working for Payless for five years, […]

Nuclear lawsuit testimony ends

Nuclear lawsuit testimony ends

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) wrapped up oral arguments last Wednesday in the preliminary phase of the nuclear disarmament cases brought by the Marshall Islands against India, Pakistan and the United Kingdom. The hearings, which took place at the ICJ from 7-16 March, were the first contentious cases on nuclear disarmament ever heard at […]

Police report 47 thefts

Police report 47 thefts

Journal 3/19/1976 P7 The littlest district While most people are aware of the fact that in January 1977 Kusaie Island is slated to become a district, not as many may be aware of developments which lead to the designation of yet another district, the “Trust Territory Capital District.” The Congress of Micronesia reported it had […]

Passports available AGain

Passports available AGain

The Attorney General’s office reports the long-awaited passport machine is back in service following arrival of a part. Daily operations will continue as normal where applications for passports are made Mondays and Tuesdays and will be ready for pick up on Fridays. An AG official said that the office would only be accepting 75 passport […]

Japanese gift of water

Japanese gift of water

Japan Ambassador to Marshall Islands Hideyuki Mistuoka and Japan International Cooperation Agency Acting Resident Representative Hironobu Esaki presided over the handover of 15 seawater desalination machines to the Chief Secretary’s office last Friday. Public Works Minister Tony Muller received the donation on behalf of the Marshall Islands government. In his remarks, Ambassador Mistuoka said he […]

WUTMI spreads the word

WUTMI spreads the word

You might have noticed some brightly colored posters and stickers appearing around Majuro, broadcasting some confronting truths about violence against women and girls in the Marshall Islands. You will encounter these orange and purple posters and stickers in government and non-government offices, as well as some private businesses and public spaces throughout Majuro and outer […]