Eve Burns

Mental health gets boost

Mental health gets boost

The recent groundbreaking for the RMI’s first-ever Human Services stress ward and crisis unit moves plans from the drawing board to the action stage. Asian Development Bank and RMI Covid funds are supporting the new facility, putting priority on a long-neglected area of health in the Marshall Islands. “The biggest struggle for mental health was […]

Japan makes big marine donation

Japan makes big marine donation

Japan Ambassador Norio Saito handed over 18 boats and a radio communication system to Natural Resources and Commerce Minister Sandy Alfred in a ceremony at Uliga Dock May 25. The ceremony was witnessed by President David Kabua, Reverend Palukne Johnny, President of United Church of Christ, Minister of Works, Infrastructure and Utilities Jiba Kabua, Minister […]

Randon: ‘Let’s be climate smart’

Randon: ‘Let’s be climate smart’

EVE BURNSRandon Jack is known to like getting his hands in the dirt. He’s a hands-on gardener, while also a futuristic, forward thinker.Randon told the Journal that when people hear the word “agriculture,” they usually think of it as farming, when it is more than that. “Agriculture is the practice of growing food crops in […]

Majuro night market a blast

Majuro night market a blast

WILMER JOEL The night market at Robert Reimers Enterprises last Saturday was extravagant in range and quality of products on sale. People got a kick from what hit them, including the delicious foods, interesting presentations and displays, and wonderful entertainment from the bands and extraordinary talented dancing group called Smart Heat. The rain didn’t even […]

Farmers are newly mobile

Farmers are newly mobile

Laura farmers received gifts from Taiwan that will always be remembered. A total of 90 bicycles were given to Laura Farmers Association, Taiwan Technical Farm and Marshall Islands Organic Farmers Association. The bikes were donated by Taiwan and distributed by Natural Resources and Commerce, supervised by NRC staff Risa Kabua and Randon Jack. Laura resident […]

Japan aids DES transport

Japan aids DES transport

There is no better way to end the fiscal year than with a new school bus. Delap Elementary School (DES) Principal Loretta Case and Vice Principal David Robert were present last week for a signing ceremony of a grant for a new bus at Japan Embassy. The ceremony was short and straight to the point. […]

SSG Sam’s family honored

SSG Sam’s family honored

Kosraen soldiers stationed in Fort Hood, Texas started a softball tournament in 2018 to honor soldiers who have died from the Micronesia region, including RMI, and to bring pride to the loved ones left behind. The fourth annual Island Warriors Memorial softball tournament is happening the July 4 weekend in Killeen, Texas. In addition to […]

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