Marshall Islands Acquiring Financial Independence through the Power of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Marshall Islands Acquiring Financial Independence through the Power of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

By Daniel Popa, Anchor CEO and Founder The Republic of the Marshall Islands has used the US dollar as its main currency since becoming an independent democratic nation in 1979. With the US dollar depreciating in value and losing more than 55% of its purchasing power in the last 25 years https://theanchor.io/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Anchor-Official-Whitepaper-5-3-1.pdf , combined with […]

Marshallese be like in ’05

Marshallese be like in ’05

Journal 10/26/1982 P1 KAC says good news from Washington “We are very pleased to be home,” said Kwajalein Atoll Corporation  Chairman Ataji Balos and KAC President Imada Kabua in a statement. “The news we bring with us, we believe, is good. For the past three weeks we have been in Washington, DC in meetings with […]

Animal doctors are on their way

Animal doctors are on their way

The best news for animal lovers is that MIOAW Majuro President Lora Lee Mason is back on island and she and her colleagues have organized to host 17 veterinarians from January 4  to 12.  “We will be partnering up with Visiting Veterinarians International to conduct three clinics around Majuro, including CMI, Lojkar and a third […]

Filipinos renew passports

Filipinos renew passports

The Filipino Association of the Marshall Islands held its second passport event on the weekend at RRE Hotel from October 26 to 28 with 144 people applying for new passports. A number of these are dual citizens.  To facilitate the passport process, the Association helped organize for four Filipino officials to come to Majuro from […]

Wutwut in ICU after accident

Wutwut in ICU after accident

HILARY HOSIA Footage of the gruesome vehicle accident that sent 12-year-old Evangeline “Wutwut” John to the Majuro hospital last Saturday is under review by law enforcement, the child’s mother and National Police Officer Pamela Rubon-Note told the Journal.Wutwut was struck right outside her family store in Batkan while crossing the street. “She was going to […]

Postal vote appeal denied

Postal vote appeal denied

GIFF JOHNSON The question of whether off-island Marshallese would get to vote through some absentee ballot procedure was laid to rest Tuesday this week when the RMI Supreme Court rejected an “emergency motion for rehearing/reconsideration” of the Supreme Court’s decision in early October. The earlier opinion said although Nitijela Law 2016-28 is unconstitutional by eliminating […]

Chess: Pedro beats Reiher

Chess: Pedro beats Reiher

Journal 10/21/1982 P1 Kwajalein agreements reached in Washington President Kabua successfully concluded negotiations with the United States regarding use of Kwajalein Missile Range for an interim period of up to three years prior to the effective date of the Compact. President Kabua was also successful in reducing the term of the US use rights under […]

Call to delay election

Call to delay election

The RMI courts were asked Friday to either ensure that the postal absentee ballot system is used for next month’s national election or that the election be delayed to allow for an alternative system of voting to be used for the thousands of Marshallese voters living outside the RMI. In an emergency motion filed last […]