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Celebration $$ returned

Celebration $$ returned

Journal 1/24/1984 P1 Money to celebrate Compact returned Money set aside to celebrate the passing of the Compact is being returned to Nitijela by representatives of three islands in the Marshalls: Kwajalein, Jaluit and Bikini. Kwajalein Senator Ataji Balos said the money could be used for other more needed purposes, such as medical referrals, or […]

Visit Ebeye for only $10

Visit Ebeye for only $10

Journal 1/15/1973 P5 Micronitor editorial box Editors Henry Asugar, Joe Murphy, Derson Ramon. Production editor: Ann Haymaker. Musician: Stony the huge Fijian. Advisor: John Paul Jones. Translator: Blumer Sibok. Cartoonist: Carle Rivard. Analyst: Martin Keith. Contributors: Jack Tobin, Mary Browning, Pedro Harris, Steve Murray, Dave Moss, Marciano Carlos, Alex Phillip. Staff: Carole Rivard, Blumer Sibok. […]

Hooking up Problematic

Hooking up Problematic

Journal 1/10/1986 P3 Hook-up problems concern Chamber The Majuro Chamber of Commerce held its monthly meeting this week at Runway Restaurant. Some general heated discussion characterized the meeting regarding the difficulties businesses here have been experiencing in obtaining electrical hook-ups and phone or telex connections from government. Several of the members expressed the sentiment that […]

Expansion of Ajidrik hotel

Journal 1/6/1984 P7 Pinho apartment building The old gas station owned by Kirt Pinho has been remodeled into four two-bedroom apartments for rent. It will be two bedrooms upstairs and two downstairs. P7 Office and hotel extension The old Ajidrik movie theater is now under construction, for a two-story building, which includes an office on […]

WAC brings Xmas cheer

WAC brings Xmas cheer

Journal 12/23/1983 P1 Japan shelves plans for ocean dumping Japan has decided to build a big underground nuclear waste storage bunker on its own territory, which will put aside, at least temporarily, plans to dump waste in the Pacific. P12 Causeway receives preliminary approval At its first formal meeting held on Ebeye December 14, the […]

R&D wins war on sand

R&D wins war on sand

Journal 12/20/1983 P1 R&D/Hulk win tug-of-war After several weeks of overcast weather, the sun broke through the clouds, scurried bits of white fluff off to the west, and then sat comfortably in a light blue background, smiling warmly on the gathered throng at Laura beach. It was a motley crowd, if were there was one. […]

RMI thriller in Manila

RMI thriller in Manila

Journal 12/14/1983 P1 President appoints Riordan acting Auditor General Brian Riordan is the new Acting Auditor General for RepMar. As prescribed by the Constitution, Riordan was nominated for the job by Speaker Atlan Anien and appointed by President Amata Kabua. His appointment must now be approved by Nitijela. P5 Nauru President to appeal US court […]

Peace Corps ends in the RMI

Peace Corps ends in the RMI

Journal 12/6/1983 P1 1st annual judiciary report The first annual report of the Judiciary of the Marshall Islands is out with a glowing report  for the most part and recommendations for financial independence of the court. During the March 1982-March 1983 period, there were 260 cases filed in the court, 235 of which were civil […]

Amata, Tony lead Majuro

Amata, Tony lead Majuro

Journal 11/18/1983P9 Two new businesses open A duo of businesses opened shop next door to each other in the past couple of weeks. First is Ace International Agencies, o;erased by Harry Doulatram. His downtown office is located just south of the Downtown Restaurant. Next to Harry’s is the newly opened Island Business Services. This computer-based […]

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