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Chuji silenced by Speaker

Chuji silenced by Speaker

Journal 8/20/1982 P1 MIFCB to reopen Monday The Marshall Islands First Commercial Bank is due to reopen on August 23, according to Manager Jeffery Yieh. The bank was closed for over a week due to a run on the bank and delays in cash transfers. P1 Nitijela passes plebiscite resolution Mili Senator Chuji Chutaro at […]

RMI-US negotiations stall

RMI-US negotiations stall

Journal 8/16/1982 P1 Zeder reported making last try on Compact US Ambassador Fred Zeder will arrive soon in a last ditch effort to resolve Marshalls-US differences on the Compact of Free Association and the conduct of a plebiscite, President Amata Kabua told Nitijela August 13. Foreign Secretary Tony deBrum explained that there was a stalemate […]

‘Ebwe’ is not good enough

‘Ebwe’ is not good enough

Journal 8/9/1982 P5 Rep. Seiberling says no Compact passage until Kwaj issues settled Until the United States settles the turmoil on Kwajalein Atoll, the administration can forget about trying to gain congressional approval of a special Compact that’s critical to US future use of a missile testing range, a key house chairman said last week. […]

RMI declares independence

RMI declares independence

Journal 8/2/1982 P1 UN group: Independence is between Marshalls and US What can the United Nations do if the Marshall Islands just declares independence? Not much, according to the UN mission visiting chairman and Trusteeship Council President Paul Paudade. “It will be just between the Marshallese government and the United States government,” replied Paudade when […]

Ingram takes over as AG

Ingram takes over as AG

Journal 7/27/1982 P1 DeBrum: Compact talks collapsed today The Foreign Secretary of the Marshall Islands Tony deBrum says negotiations to end US administration of the territory collapsed. Speaking in Honolulu, deBrum said the US was not prepared to end its trusteeship of the islands, except on its terms and at a time of its own […]

Taxi riders ‘kakiajaj’ too

Taxi riders ‘kakiajaj’ too

Journal 7/20/1982 P1 Something new cooking at MCAA Service, food and waitressing in restaurants may be considerably better within coming months when Ione Heine’s class at the Marshalls Community Action Agency on food making completes its training. Enrolled in the class are: Ruth Tibon, Mieco Gideon, Nerilla Rantak, Hatty Bing, Analisa Tartious, Hemuj Emios, Eliwen […]

Secret testing revealed

Secret testing revealed

Journal 7/13/1982 P1 RepMar gets Kwaj TRO RepMar went back into court this weekend and obtained a new temporary restraining order (TRO) barring Kwajalein landowners from occupying or interfering with the Kwajalein Missile Range. High Court Chief Justice John Lanham’s TRO also directs RepMar to try to presuade the US to allow landowners access to […]

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