Eve Burns

RMI hands out Covid $$

RMI hands out Covid $$

EVE BURNS and HILARY HOSIA Vulnerable families received Asian Development Bank Covid relief funding from Ministry of Finance this past week. The funds being distributed were from a $1.5 million Covid grant provided by the Asian Development Bank. Finance used the Early Childhood Development (ECD) program’s list of vulnerable families to identify the families in Majuro […]

Bank celebrates 40th

Bank celebrates 40th

EVE BURNS Bank of Marshall Islands proved at 40 they can party like a 16 year old. Rain and puddles did not stop BOMI from celebrating last Friday outside of the bank in Uliga. BOMI was first established in 1982, after the Marshall Islands First Commercial Bank closed down. “40 years is not easy,” former […]

3 head to UWC schools

3 head to UWC schools

EVE BURNS, GIFF JOHNSON Marshall Islands United World College (UWC) National Committee selected three intelligent and sharp-witted young ladies as recipients of two-year scholarships to three different UWC schools abroad. UWC is made up of a network of 18 schools on four continents. The majority of them focus on high school, with some also catering […]

Latest Marshallese docs take oath

Latest Marshallese docs take oath

EVE BURNS Married to humanity in the middle of a pandemic on a very hot afternoon on a tennis court: It will be unforgettable for the two individuals who received their white coat and took the Hippocratic Oath last Friday. The internship residency program that Drs. Jean Phillip and Jerel Anitok completed is overseen by […]

New look Tide Table

New look Tide Table

EVE BURNS Tide Table reopened its newly remodeled restaurant last week. After four months of renovating, a soft opening was held Friday. Guests were amazed with the additional accessories such as the galaxy ceiling, handicraft displays and how bright and spacious the restaurant is.Ainrik George emceed, in the Ri-Arno way. Norbert Reimers, Robert Reimers Enterprises […]

Jewelry workshop a hit

Jewelry workshop a hit

EVE BURNS A group of 14 women spent five weeks learning jewelry making, embroidery and general entrepreneurship skills and received their certificates last Friday at the College of the Marshall Islands. The training was a partnership between CMI and the Youth Corps program and was funded and implemented by the Marshall Islands Youth Corps, under […]

Saving lives in Majuro

Saving lives in Majuro

EVE BURNS Many lives at Majuro hospital will be saved as a result of people’s action last Friday showing up to an event outside the Wellness Center. This is not newspaper hyperbole and one of the hospital’s nurses explained why it is true. Nurse Gina Anuntak told the dozens of people gathered for Blood Donor […]

Child vaccine rollout in July

Child vaccine rollout in July

KAREN EARNSHAW The Ministry of Health and Human Services will begin providing the Covid-19 vaccine for children aged six months to five years on Friday July 15, according to RMI Director of Public Health Dr. Frank Underwood. This follows approval of the vaccines for young children by the US Food and Drug Administration late last […]

New Cabinet members sworn in

New Cabinet members sworn in

Three of the four newly appointed Cabinet ministers were sworn in during a ceremony at the ICC Tuesday morning. Chief Justice of the High Court Carl Ingram with Clerk of Courts Ingrid Kabua officiated at the swearing in. This followed a blessing and then brief remarks from President David Kabua. The President described the Cabinet […]

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