Getting ready for elections

Getting ready for elections

Journal 5/23/1986 P1 Judge to police: Clean up your act The High Court put the police department on notice that it better get its act together or face severe penalties. Chief Justice AD Tennekone’s sharp criticism was triggered by what he said has been a consistent pattern of police being unable to get prisoners to […]

12,000 see MBCA graduation

12,000 see MBCA graduation

WILMER JOEL The 10th commencement ceremony for the high school graduates of Majuro Baptist Christian Academy (MBCA) class of 2021 was held Tuesday at the Baptist Church Campus. A great turnout of friends and families witnessed the auspicious occasion, alongside more than 12,000 viewers on an NTA live feed. The lineup of graduates included the […]

Randon: ‘Let’s be climate smart’

Randon: ‘Let’s be climate smart’

EVE BURNSRandon Jack is known to like getting his hands in the dirt. He’s a hands-on gardener, while also a futuristic, forward thinker.Randon told the Journal that when people hear the word “agriculture,” they usually think of it as farming, when it is more than that. “Agriculture is the practice of growing food crops in […]

Kedi: DEZRA ‘questions answered’

Kedi: DEZRA ‘questions answered’

GIFF JOHNSON “We’ve addressed all the concerns about DEZRA in the floor amendment that was passed (last Friday),” Speaker Kenneth Kedi told the Journal Tuesday this week.Over the past several weeks, legislation to establish the Digital Economic Zone of Rongelap Atoll was criticized or questioned by US Ambassador Roxanne Cabral, the US-based Financial Volunteer Services […]

Alien list nears 1,000

Alien list nears 1,000

Journal 5/18/1984 P1 Enewetak delegation wants lump settlement from Compact A six-member delegation from Enewetak asked the US House Interior Subcommittee not to approve the Compact of Free Association between the US and the RMI until several changes are made in the portion of the Compact dealing with settlement of claims arising out of the […]

Climate art dazzles audience

Climate art dazzles audience

Wilmer Joel Just when we thought that the first ever Climate Week had enough activities to highlight issues for the public, a climate art showcase was formed. It was an event hosted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Jo-Jikum at Marshall Islands Resort inside the Lomalo Room. A line up of talented singers, […]

Tuna cartel opens new HQ

Tuna cartel opens new HQ

GIFF JOHNSON The powerful Pacific island fisheries bloc PNA opened a multi-million dollar, four-story headquarters in Majuro May 6. The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA), which controls waters where half of the world’s skipjack tuna is caught, held a “soft” opening for the recently completed headquarters building. It was built by local contractor Pacific […]