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Farewell to S. Pacific music icon

Farewell to S. Pacific music icon

Daniel Rae Costello, one of the most influential musicians in Pacific Island reggae music, died earlier this week in Samoa. He was 58. He was credited with influencing many Marshall Islands musicians, including Chaninway, which dominated the local music scene in the 1990s. Six9Too Productions owner Daniel Kramer said “many of their (Chaninway’s) top songs […]

One gender, one goal

One gender, one goal

The Marshall Islands had the only all-women delegation at last week’s European Union-sponsored training session in Fiji on managing EU funding. This was not the only notable development for the RMI at the training: RMI was recognized as the first north Pacific nation to move forward with a new funding package from the EU. “I […]