Feature Articles

Red Cross helps soldiers

Red Cross helps soldiers

GIFF JOHNSON A little known service offered by the Marshall Islands Red Cross Society provides valuable help to members of the US Armed Forces when immediate family members die or are critically ill. This is among a range of services that the establishment of a Red Cross Society in the Marshalls offers to people living […]

Nuclear summit held in Oregon

Nuclear summit held in Oregon

The Marshallese community in Oregon hosted a RMI-US Nuclear Legacy Summit over the Memorial Day weekend as part of its annual RMI Constitution Day celebrations. The Summit brought together Marshallese and American, elders and youth, activists and researchers, survivors and students to engage in a dialogue on the devastating consequences of nuclear testing. Beyond dialogue, […]

FAS citizens engage with legislators in US

FAS citizens engage with legislators in US

As more islanders from the Freely Associated States (FAS) settle in the United States through visa-free terms of the Compact with Washington, island communities are becoming increasingly active with state legislatures seeking recognition and engagement. In the mid-1990s, the US Congress eliminated eligibility of Marshall Islanders, Micronesians and Palauans for federal Medicaid health insurance, and […]

Journal available for all your devices

Journal available for all your devices

The Marshall Islands Journal is now available for all your devices. iPhone? Check. iPad? Check. Android tablet or phone? Check. PC or Mac computer? Check. Want to see how it looks on your device? Go to the following link to open a free copy of the Journal: https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.64/d60.7a0.myftpupload.com/Journal_WP/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Marshall-Islands-Journal-1-29-2016.pdf Like what you see? Subscribe at the […]

MOH happy with LDS donation

MOH happy with LDS donation

“The church has been helping the hospital for a long time. Kommool tata,” said Ministry of Health’s Hospital Administrator Darlene Korok to women from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints’ (LDS) Majuro Stake Relief Society women’s group during a donation held at Leroij Atama Zedkaia Memorial Hospital in Delap recently. LDS Stake Relief […]

Natural water makers

Natural water makers

Note to readers: A previously posted story in this location reported on a 20-year jail sentence for a convicted murderer. The Journal did not post a photo with this story. However, we discovered that a default setting on our site automatically inserted a non-related photo with the story that could give the appearance the photo […]

US: Time to Wake up

US: Time to Wake up

GIFF JOHNSON Although the United States claims Wake Island as its territory, the Marshall Islands has now put its competing claim on record at the United Nations, reaffirming that the RMI considers “Eneen Kio” home territory. The Marshall Islands has ties to Wake — which is known as Eneen Kio in Marshallese language — that […]

Chinilla Peter named Act Early Ambassador

Chinilla Peter named Act Early Ambassador

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced this week that Chinilla Pedro Peter has been named “Act Early Ambassador” for the Marshall Islands. This program is developing a network of state-level experts to improve early identification practices. The critical importance of this network has intensified with recognition of the prenatal damage that is caused by […]

Arkansas Dream Team in Majuro

The long-awaited Constitution Day basketball dream team from Arkansas arrived in Majuro Tuesday morning. The group was serenaded with leis and hugs from the ladies from the Majuro Atoll Local Government’s Health, Education and Social Affairs Division. V7AB Radio deejay and voice of the islands William Ring broadcasted live as the team made their way into […]

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