Ladie Jack

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 […]

RMI’s Covid-free status ends

RMI’s Covid-free status ends

First Lady Ginger Kabua (third from right) with mother Dolores Shoniber (in wheelchair) and niece Natalie Shoniber were the first to get off Saturday’s United Airlines flight at Kwajalein as the first group of repatriated Marshallese arrived. Photo: RMI Liaison Office. Last week’s first-ever Covid-positive case in quarantine at Kwajalein and the arrival of the […]

Burglaries worry police

Burglaries worry police

Journal 8/26/1983 P3 Workshop finished A workshop to deal with the developing problem of juvenile delinquency ended August 24 at the court house here. Saipan-based juvenile specialist Ted Glenn went through explanations regarding report filing, handling cases in four and methods of interviewing nine local residents who participated in the workshop. Those local residents are: […]

USAG-KA hosts first RMI returnees

USAG-KA hosts first RMI returnees

HILARY HOSIA The first Marshallese to re-enter RMI during the lockdown was released Tuesday to the general public following 21 days of strict quarantine at the US Army Garrison – Kwajalein Atoll. Immediately after his release, longtime USAG-KA employee Joe Rubon met with US Ambassador Roxanne Cabral, Col. Jeremy Bartel, Kwajalein Mayor Hirata Kabua, Kwajalein […]

Postal ballot goes to Supreme Court

Postal ballot goes to Supreme Court

A hearing scheduled for this week in the High Court for two lawsuits seeking to restore voting by postal ballots for off-island Marshallese was cancelled as the judge sent the dispute to the RMI Supreme Court. The two lawsuits had been scheduled for their first hearing in the High Court August 27. Although the plaintiffs […]

A $100,000 handshake

A $100,000 handshake

HILARY HOSIA Majuro Atoll Local Government is slated to receive a continuing stream of funding from anchorage fees collected by Marshall Islands Ports Authority starting with $100,000 this year and an average of $40,000 to $50,000 annually in upcoming years. The $100,000 “handshake” by Majuro Mayor Ladie Jack and Ports Authority Board Chair Robert Pinho […]

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