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EU visa deal helps RMI

EU visa deal helps RMI

The Marshall Islands and the European Union signed a short-stay visa waiver agreement during a ceremony held on June 27 in Geneva, Switzerland. The agreement was signed by Marshall Islands Ambassador to the United Nations Amatlain Kabua, who helped initiate the first steps toward the agreement when she previously served as Ambassador to Fiji. Signing […]

Sonya cares for millions of babies

Sonya cares for millions of babies

Sonya Joel is one of two women working for Aquaculture Technologies of the Marshall Islands, the company that oversees a fish hatchery and fish farming in Majuro. She is the hatchery manager, and has been working for ATMI for two years after getting her start as a trainee in a National Training Council-supported program. She […]

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 […]

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