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Who won ’06 All-Mike?

Who won ’06 All-Mike?

Journal 9/2/1983 P4 Ataji: Compact should be renegotiated Senator Ataji Balos said he thinks the Compact should be renegotiated to eliminate the bad aspects. Balos said August 30 he wants a better deal for the Kwajalein, radiation-affected islands, and others in the Coalition against the Compact. “Why should we be afraid?” he asked. “We are […]

Burglaries worry police

Burglaries worry police

Journal 8/26/1983 P3 Workshop finished A workshop to deal with the developing problem of juvenile delinquency ended August 24 at the court house here. Saipan-based juvenile specialist Ted Glenn went through explanations regarding report filing, handling cases in four and methods of interviewing nine local residents who participated in the workshop. Those local residents are: […]

Drifters get to Marshalls

Drifters get to Marshalls

Journal 8/19/1983 P1 Compact is called tyne best last hope The Compact of Free Association is the best last hope for the people of the Marshall Islands to be included in the American political family, President Amata Kabua said in his address to the Marshallese people at Nitijela last Friday. P1 Coalition starts campaigning Kwajalein […]

EPA funds waste removal

EPA funds waste removal

Journal 8/12/1983 P1 Nitijela asks questions of MIATLP lawyer In a long Nitijela committee meeting, Republic citizens listened to Marshall Islands Atomic Testing Litigation Project lawyer Richard Gerry being questioned for over five hours as Nitijela members asked questions ranging from the 177 Section of the Compact to the MIATLP cases to his and his […]

MEC plant catches fire

MEC plant catches fire

Journal 8/9/1983 P1 Pres. Kabua denies making offer President Amata Kabua denied that his government renewed an offer to dispose of Japan’s nuclear waste on an uninhabited island in the Marshalls when Bikini Senator Henchi Balos asked if it is true Kabua offered Bikini Atoll. Kabua defended land storage saying that ocean dumping would contaminate […]

Registry puts on weight

Registry puts on weight

Journal 8/2/1983 P1 Nitijela opens Nearly 50 years under the Trusteeship system is a long time, President Amata Kabua said in his brief remarks this morning at Nitijela’s opening day for the final session for the year. President Kabua noted also that during this session things are going to be a little different from previous […]

Bible now in Kajin Majol

Bible now in Kajin Majol

Journal 7/26/1983 P1 Bible translation celebration held The Marshallese people on July 25 became the second group of people in Micronesia (Kusians were the first) who now can read the world’s best seller — the Bible — in its entirety in their own language. Copies of the Bible were presented to members of the Translation […]

Life on Ebeye unbearable

Life on Ebeye unbearable

Journal 7/19/1983 P4 Complete Bible translation to be celebrated The new translation of the complete Bible will be dedicated Sunday July 24 at Uliga Church. The work of more than 15 years will be dedicated at a celebration service led by the leaders of the United Church of Christ, the Roman Catholic Church, the Assembly […]

Ronnie gets his revenge

Ronnie gets his revenge

Journal 7/12/1983 P2 US seeks dismissal of suits The United States has filed briefs in the US Claims Court seeking dismissal of the claims of citizens of the Marshall Islands for half a billion dollars in damages. The Marshall Islanders claim that the government’s nuclear testing program in the islands between 1946 and 1958 caused […]

Bwiji, Ronnie vie for Cup

Bwiji, Ronnie vie for Cup

Journal 7/5/1983 P1 Are you registered to vote? Voter registration is now open for the 7 September plebiscite on the Compact of Free Association and the November Nitijela elections. Chief Electoral Officer Shiro Riklon said there are about 12,000 voters presently registered. He estimates there are 2,000 to 3,000 eligible voters who are not registered. […]