Ebeye

MEC, KAJUR are in crisis

MEC, KAJUR are in crisis

Journal 6/21/1985 P1 As Amata turns against Compact, minority party finds it appealing President Amata Kabua has notified the US government that the amendments to the Compact of Free Association now being considered by the US Congress are not acceptable to the government of the Marshall Islands. Meanwhile, the opposition party of the Marshall Islands […]

President Kabua’s personal appeal

President Kabua’s personal appeal

In the midst of a major shift in Cabinet members the past week and countless hours preparing for the Compact negotiations in Kwajalein in the coming days, President David Kabua ensured his message for the graduating class of 2022 was received throughout Marshall Islands. President Kabua personally delivered the message during the College of Marshall […]

Women’s fund launches on Ebeye

Women’s fund launches on Ebeye

The Kora Fund issued its first loan to an Ebeye woman as part of its official launch for Kwajalein Atoll last week. A team of Kora (women’s) Fund and Bank of Marshall Islands officials went to Ebeye for the launch and to run a series of informational and training sessions about the new loan program. […]

Ebeye hospital short staffed

Ebeye hospital short staffed

Ebeye hospital has only seven doctors on staff, following departure of several doctors after they recently finished their contracts with the Ministry of Health and Human Services. “We have serious issues on Ebeye now because we have had some doctors finish their contracts and go home, so there are only seven doctors on Ebeye now,” […]

Kuwaiti VIP offers aid?

Kuwaiti VIP offers aid?

Journal 4/5/1985 P1 Schools face hard facts The Marshall Islands “have inherited a solid base on which they are building their national educational systems,” said the State Department in recent Congressional testimony. Despite this optimistic assessment, local educators and administrators are beset with an education system that has the highest high school drop out rate […]

RMI urban life is tough

RMI urban life is tough

Journal 2/22/1985 P1 Rongelap poised for evacuation The people of Rongelap Atoll are preparing to evacuate their home island, fearing high levels of residual radiation from nuclear tests of the 1950s. Rongelap Senator Jeton Anjain is currently on Rongelap discussing resettlement plans with the 250 people residing there. The Rongelapese want to move to Ebadon […]

Co-op boys put on a show

Co-op boys put on a show

WILMER JOEL Julius Caesar once said “veni, vidi, vici.” Translated from the Latin: “We came, we saw, we conquered.” That fairly describes the play of the Majuro Cooperative (Co-op) High School boys basketball team that made its debut for Kwajalein Day at Ebeye last week and wrapped up its visit with a 3-0 record against […]

Tides flooding hits RMI, FSM

Tides flooding hits RMI, FSM

GIFF JOHNSON Ocean and lagoon water flooded the lowest lying areas for three straight days throughout the Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia this past weekend and Monday, causing sparse damage but requiring big cleanups in their wake. The road by Amata Kabua International Airport in Majuro was halted periodically by incoming waves […]

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 […]

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 […]

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