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MIMRA launches PAN program

MIMRA launches PAN program

EVE BURNS Marshall Islands Marine Resource Authority launched its Protected Area Network (PAN) office last week at International Conference Center. The PAN program vision is for a sustainable and resilient Marshall Islands where natural and cultural resources are effectively managed and conserved for future generations. Their mission to secure and enable mobilization of resources in […]

Drought worsens in northern islands

Drought worsens in northern islands

The northern islands are now facing a looming drought with little to no rain in January.While Majuro was deluged with rain the first couple of days in February, rainfall in Majuro is no indication of wetness in the northern islands. While Majuro received 8.76 inches of rain in December, Wotje saw only 2.55 inches. January […]

Compact set to be signed

Compact set to be signed

Journal 2-8-1985 P1 Reagan anticipates Compact The Reagan administration has cut $98 million out of its territories budget request for fiscal year 1986 in anticipation that the Congress will approve the Compact of Free Association. P2 MIHS Honor Roll First semester seniors: Runiston Gideon, George Hitchfield, Jibella Lamille, Helmer Lang, Jimmy Langley and Clena Pero. […]

RMI escapes omicron spread

RMI escapes omicron spread

The RMI government continues to use both its quarantine facility in Arrak Majuro, as well as the Kwaj Lodge at Kwajalein for managing the quarantine of incoming repatriation groups. Although United Airlines is not taking passengers out of Majuro for now, it continues to stop in Majuro for refueling and to drop off repatriation groups.Last […]

Meals and more on wheels

Meals and more on wheels

GIFF JOHNSON The first online purchasing and delivery app has been launched in Majuro.The new app combines internet-based orders to local restaurants and retail stores with delivery service in the Marshall Islands capital. The new app — wiahut.com — has been several years in the making and is the brainchild of Daniel Kramer and his […]

Fishermen line up for shots

Fishermen line up for shots

Last Friday’s resumption of Covid-19 vaccines for tuna boat fishermen “went smooth as planned,” according to MIMRA. The fisheries authority together with Ministry of Health and Human Services and the Ports Authority organized the re-start of the vaccine program for fishermen that was started in June, and then paused so public health teams could concentrate […]

Can the RMI stay free of Covid-19?

Can the RMI stay free of Covid-19?

GIFF JOHNSON Top RMI leaders are reportedly considering the possibility of a charter flight to return home Marshallese citizens stranded in Hawaii, Guam and elsewhere by the Covid-19 coronavirus travel ban. This comes as Cabinet is scheduled to meet Thursday this week to consider the recommendations from the National Disaster Committee for either a 14-day […]

Largest PATA meeting held in Majuro

HILARY HOSIA A brief welcoming statement from Office of Commerce, Investment and Tourism Director Carlos Domnick kick started the first Tri-Annual Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Micronesia Chapter meeting at Marshall Islands Resort Tuesday. The weeklong conference has the biggest turnout in PATA history, even bigger than the recent meet in Guam as stated during […]

RMI athletes grab early Games medals

RMI athletes grab early Games medals

Marshall Islands athletes got off to a good start earlier this week at the Micronesian Games in Yap, picking up medals in several sports. Perhaps the most remarkable medal winner is Mr. Gold himself, Waylon Muller, who at the tender age of 44, bulldogged his way to yet another gold in Yap. Waylon has won […]