Carl Ingram

Kabua’s Cabinet shakeup continues

Kabua’s Cabinet shakeup continues

President David Kabua nominated Ebon Nitijela Member John Silk to Cabinet Tuesday, and Speaker Kenneth Kedi confirmed the nomination late Tuesday afternoon. This is the President’s second appointment of a former opposition Nitijela Member to his Cabinet, a development that largely blurs political lines in Nitijela, giving the President wide latitude to choose from the […]

Brenson joins RMI Cabinet

Brenson joins RMI Cabinet

Minister Brenson Wase took the oath of office last Friday at Cabinet, bringing him back into the the Ministry of Finance — a post in which he has many years previous experience. Special Assistant to the President Benjamin Kiluwe emceed the swearing in, Rev. Palukne Johnny of the United Church of Christ blessed the undertaking, […]

Women in majority at TRC

Women in majority at TRC

For the first time in the nearly 40-year history of the Traditional Rights Court, there is a majority of permanent judges who are women on the three-member panel. On Friday, High Court Chief Justice Carl Ingram swore in Chief Judge Grace Leban and new Associate Judge Claire Loeak. Leban is a continuing judge who took […]

RMI launches Covid vaccines

RMI launches Covid vaccines

GIFF JOHNSONThe Marshall Islands became the first independent nation in the Pacific region to begin Covid-19 vaccinations as a group of high-ranking Marshall Islands leaders joined with Ministry of Health doctors and nurses to be the first to receive the United States government-provided vaccines on Tuesday.The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) delivered to Majuro […]

New judges sworn in

New judges sworn in

Three community judges took their oaths of office Wednesday with Presiding District Judge Tarry Paul at the Court House in Uliga. Judges Swinton Jakeo from Kili-Bikini-Ejit, Kobobo Kios from Utrok and Liston Albious from Namu were joined by relatives and members of their local governments. “It would be beneficial if the court consider bringing us […]

Taongi considered for tests

Taongi considered for tests

Journal 1/12/1983 P8 Old age program debated The merit of the Old Age Program was debated January 10 at Nitijela. Some, like Minister of Internal Affairs Wilfred Kendall, Majuro, for one, felt the program was inconsistent with Marshallese culture where relatives take care of the old. Kendall said it is the families responsibility to look […]

Ingram takes over as AG

Ingram takes over as AG

Journal 7/27/1982 P1 DeBrum: Compact talks collapsed today The Foreign Secretary of the Marshall Islands Tony deBrum says negotiations to end US administration of the territory collapsed. Speaking in Honolulu, deBrum said the US was not prepared to end its trusteeship of the islands, except on its terms and at a time of its own […]

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