Bikini Atoll

Drama highlights March 1 event

Drama highlights March 1 event

Next Tuesday, Delap Park will be the focus of Nuclear Victims Remembrance Day events.The annual March 1 national holiday marks the day 68 years ago that the US military tested American’s largest hydrogen bomb — Bravo — at Bikini Atoll, irradiating thousands of Marshallese living downwind of the test site. Next week’s event will kick […]

Bikini divers out of luck

Bikini divers out of luck

Journal 10/19/1984 P1 Eona Simon is graduated from FBI Academy In a September 14 rebased, William H. Webster, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced the law enforcement officers who graduated from the 138th session of the FBI National Academy. They were honored in ceremonies at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Among several […]

Bad news for Bikinians

Bad news for Bikinians

Journal 8/29/1975 P1 Bad news for Bikini Islanders returning to Bikini Atoll may be asked to comply with additional restrictions on diet and living areas as a result of a recent radiological follow up survey conducted by the Energy Research and Development Administration (formerly Atomic Energy Commission) in June. P7 Jabwor wakens former shadow of […]

AMI, council work together on diving Bikini

AMI, council work together on diving Bikini

Journal 3/28/1975 P2 Airport land The Trust Territory Government paid private landowners $160 per acre a year for airport land. Length: 25 years, renewable, with price subject to renegotiation. P7 Murder charge in Majuro In what has been dubbed the first murder trial in the Marshals, Alex (Namar) Milne has been charged with first degree […]

‘Anger hasn’t faded in 71 years’

‘Anger hasn’t faded in 71 years’

GIFF JOHNSON “Grief, terror and righteous anger” has not faded for Marshall Islanders despite the passage of 71 years since the first nuclear weapons test at Bikini Atoll, President Hilda Heine told the Nuclear Victims Remembrance Day ceremony Wednesday in Majuro. The event, that included a parade, ringing of a bell 71 times to mark […]