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Dengue continues to spread

Dengue continues to spread

Despite the ban on travel to outer islands being ended, the dengue problem continues to hit Majuro hard. The number of cases are piling up, with over 20 new suspected and confirmed cases seen at Majuro hospital on several days over the past week. The RMI is nearing 2,000 dengue cases. Ebeye has not reported […]

What’s better than one parade?

What’s better than one parade?

The 2019 Christmas Parade is due to continue this Saturday following what veteran parade announcers William Ring, Lisa Muller and Rosalie Mottelang called “one of the biggest turnouts” in years last Saturday. Despite not continuing past the airport point last weekend, thousands of kids of all ages, including big kids (adults) came out to see […]

Nidel honored with state funeral

Nidel honored with state funeral

Flags flew at half-mast this week for six-term Arno Senator and Minister Nidel Lorak, who died recently at Majuro hospital. The government held a state funeral at Nitijela Wednesday this week. He served in Nitijela from 1992 to 2016, and was minister of four different ministries. After graduating with a BA from the University of […]

Majuro block party gears up

Majuro block party gears up

HILARY HOSIA The 2020 New Year’s Block Party Committee will be sending one lucky winner on a round trip to Hawaii following what is anticipated to be the “mother of all parties” kicking off New Year’s Eve in downtown Uliga — all for the price of a dollar-raffle ticket. In addition, Power 103.5FM will be […]

Supremes nix Mudge appeal

Supremes nix Mudge appeal

GIFF JOHNSON Nearly four years after the 2015 election, the RMI Supreme Court recently issued its opinion in former Mayor Mudge Samuel’s lawsuit attempting to overturn Ladie Jack’s election victory. The Supreme Court upheld the High Court’s decision, which confirmed the correctness of Jack’s election. The Supreme Court panel said the High Court’s ruling “leaves […]