Back In The Day

‘Internet’ a reality soon?

‘Internet’ a reality soon?

Journal 6/3/1983 P1 Radiation-affected people said caught between US, RepMar and the lawyers The people of the Marshall Islands, particularly radiation-affected people, are caught between three groups — the US, RepMar and the lawyers, each with different interests, Alele Museum Curator Jerry Knight told the visiting World Council of Churches radiation team. Regarding the present […]

$50m resort for Mili Atoll

$50m resort for Mili Atoll

Journal 5/27/1983 P1 Balos says new 177 worse than old one Bikini Senator Henchi Balos told the United Nations Trusteeship Council last week that the present 177 nuclear claims proposal under discussion is “even worse” than the one signed a year ago. In a departure from his prepared remarks, Balos described the 177 subsidiary agreement […]

Cops arrest TB carriers

Cops arrest TB carriers

Journal 5/20/1983 P1 WCC sends radiation team A team of five people from the World Council of Churches will arrive Sunday to spend two weeks in the Marshalls talking with leaders and interviewing persons affected by low level radiation during the tests on Bikini and Enewetak. Plans are being made for them to fly to […]

Jeton resigns as Minister

Jeton resigns as Minister

Journal 5/13/1983 P1 Senator Jeton Anjain resigns as Health Services minister Minister of Health Services Jeton Anjain Tuesday submitted his resignation from Cabinet citing a conflict of interest to his Rongelap constituents because of 177 (nuclear claims) issues. Anjain said his loyalty goes first to his people and then to the government.  P9 First grads […]

Rien Morris vs WUTMI

Rien Morris vs WUTMI

Journal 5/6/1983 P1 Washington talks Bikini-Kili Magistrate Tomaki Juda and Senator Henchi Balos met with US Vice President George Bush recently at the White House. Both Juda and Balos are in the delegation of Bikinians now on its way to Washington for US Congressional appropriation hearings, 177 talks, and United Nations Trusteeship Council meetings later […]

Big goals for Nauru Hotel

Big goals for Nauru Hotel

Journal 4/29/1983 P1 Army wants to get along better with Marshallese The Army is moving to normalize relations with the Marshallese community on Kwajalein within the framework of self-sufficiency, according to two Army civil affairs officers sent out to make recommendations. Lieutenants Milo Manley and James Molini from a civil affairs battalion at Ft. Bragg […]

Korent Joel rescues trio

Korent Joel rescues trio

Journal 4/26/1983 P2 Food Service runs a major operation While RepMar may be short on cash, one division — the Division of Food Services — has a budget of over a million dollars, according to its Director Saeko Shoniber. Food Services is responsible for the school hot lunch programs, breakfast included, in the Marshall Islands.  […]

Matson adds new service?

Matson adds new service?

Journal 4/12/1983 P1 New 177: $150 million up front While President Amata Kabua went to Honolulu last month to present an independence proposal to the United States what resulted was a working draft of a new agreement on nuclear weapons testing claims and potentially new life for Compact of Free Association. RepMar sources say what […]

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