Ebeye

Ebeye: 4 new generators

Ebeye: 4 new generators

GIFF JOHNSON Three rental generators have stabilized Ebeye Island’s power situation as the island waits for four new generators to be installed over the next several months. Two new generators arrived last month and their installation is waiting on the arrival of two new alternators. In the meantime, two additional complete generator sets — including […]

Seawalls going up all over

Seawalls going up all over

The RMI government will spend $4.5 million on 78 new seawall projects over two fiscal years, President Hilda Heine announced. President Heine said the RMI government is continuing to rise to the challenge posed by climate change. “My government remains focused on addressing the negative impact of climate change to the Marshall Islands, both now […]

Dengue outbreak mounts in Majuro

Dengue outbreak mounts in Majuro

The dengue outbreak took hold of Majuro last week, with the number of suspected and confirmed cases more than doubling in seven days’ time, according to the Ministry of Health and Human Services situation report of September 8. A total of 57 cases were reported in Majuro through September 1. By September 8, the latest […]

Fish at Kwaj dangerous to eat

Fish at Kwaj dangerous to eat

GIFF JOHNSON “Cancer risk and non-cancer hazard are unacceptable for adult and child Marshallese residents under numerous evaluated fish consumption scenarios,” says a new 276-page report on the contamination of reef fish at Kwajalein and nearby islands of the US Army Garrison — Kwajalein Atoll. The latest US Army report confirms that fish in many […]

Students produce creative RMI stories

Students produce creative RMI stories

GIFF JOHNSON Local students in Majuro and Ebeye were given the chance to show their audiovisual creativity in a series of workshops that will lead to a soon-to-be-released film and graphic adaptations of Marshallese legends. A team from the United Kingdom collaborated with the local organization Jambo Arts to sponsor drawing and animation workshops involving […]

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