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Co-op reasserts debate dominance

Co-op reasserts debate dominance

The culmination of Education Week 2021 was a debate competition for all high schools — including ones from Kwajalein, Jaluit and Wotje — at the International Conference Center (ICC) Friday. Majuro Cooperative High School took the title, after not making the debate finals last year. Unusually, two Marshall Islands High School teams argued themselves into […]

A day for celebration

A day for celebration

BOLDEN ELANZO It was an unforgettable day for the Ministry of Health and Human Services staff and leaders last month as they witnessed five functions taking place in one day at Majuro hospital. A one-hour press conference was held with MOHHS leaders urging people to get the Covid vaccine that is now available. This was […]

Lively cancer prevention action

Lively cancer prevention action

A special “walk to prevent cancer” was held Thursday at Delap Park as an opening ceremony for this year’s 2021 “I am and I will” World Cancer Month. Over 200 people participated in the event and many found joy of coming together and supporting the cancer community.Various activities that day included a walkathon. But the most […]

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 […]

All-time copra high

All-time copra high

Copra makers in the Marshall Islands set an all-time record for production in 2020 and earned themselves nearly $9 million in the process, reported the Tobolar Copra Processing Authority last Friday.The year was so good that the total broke the previous record set in 1970 of 7,348 tons by over 1,000 tons. The 12-month calendar […]