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Science fair a blast

Science fair a blast

The annual Education Week science fair shined again this year at the International Conference Center. With multiple Majuro, Kwajalein, Wotje and Jaluit schools participating in the science fair, it made it more fun for other schools to come and share their knowledge on things they have learned based on science projects. Student showed remarkable talent […]

WUTMI opens Ebeye program

WUTMI opens Ebeye program

Women United Together Marshall Islands (WUTMI) officially launched its new support service for women in Ebeye earlier this week. The support service is called Weto In Mour (A Place of Life): Violence Against Women and Girls Support Service. It is based in Majuro and now also operates in Ebeye. “The women and children survivors of […]

CMI gears for WASC ‘visit’

CMI gears for WASC ‘visit’

KAREN EARNSHAW The College of the Marshall Islands Board of Regents chair, Kathryn Relang, is both nervous and excited to soon welcome Commissioners of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges to the CMI campus. Nervous because this will be her first WASC visit as chair; excited “because their visit gives us an opportunity to […]

Ebeye celebrates Ribuuk Meto

Ebeye celebrates Ribuuk Meto

Ribuuk Meto received a wild welcome party at Ebeye dock. The first event of Kwajalein Day was the christening of Ribuuk Meto, making its maiden voyage from Majuro to Kwajalein. This christening was unlike Majuro’s, which was, for lack of a better word, dull. Kwajalein folk really topped the bar on celebrating. Women were all […]

MOHHS ramps up Covid outreach

MOHHS ramps up Covid outreach

The Ministry of Health ramped up delivery of the first Covid vaccines to Majuro residents when it started its house-to-house outreach program last week Wednesday. In the days leading up to this launch of outreach vaccinations, between 100 and 200 people were being vaccinated most days. Wednesday began outreach starting from the Alwal area of […]

Exciting day for Kwajalein

Exciting day for Kwajalein

Kwajalein’s 77th Memorial Day was a hit. The day started with a parade with the Kwajalein High School marching band playing from the Ebeye dock. The policed marched along with all the officials. Kwajalein High School band did a great job kicking up excitement. The motto for this year’s event was “Akbel jen wa,” which […]

‘We’re out!’

‘We’re out!’

Following the hotly contested Pacific Islands Forum election for a new Secretary General last week — in which Micronesia’s candidate Ambassador Gerald Zackios lost — the Marshall Islands and its four neighboring nations have thumbed their collective noses at the Forum, saying they are all pulling out of the premier regional body. The move, approved […]

US $2m for FAS women

US $2m for FAS women

The United States awarded a grant of $2,050,500 earlier this month to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) – Micronesia for implementing projects designed to address women’s and girl’s issues in the islands.These include gender discrimination, entrepreneurship, and community development in the RMI, Federated States of Micronesia, and Palau.At the launch of the initiative, held […]

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