Majuro

Police tarhet gov’t vehicles

Police tarhet gov’t vehicles

Journal 12/8/1982 P1 High spirits The Rongelap airfield was opened Monday by an Airline of the Marshall Islands flight. Rongelap people prepared a welcome including dancing. P1 Power soon Testing on the new power plant is continuing December 8. The number one generator should produce power this week, according to one of the construction managers. […]

Big waves drive ocean flooding

Big waves drive ocean flooding

GIFF JOHNSON Over 200 people evacuated their homes in the capital of the Marshall Islands as big waves caused ocean inundation around the atoll November 27. The ocean flooding was caused by high waves that combined with an otherwise unremarkable high tide twice Wednesday, with ongoing, but smaller inundations Thursday and Friday before the tides […]

Supremes nix Mudge appeal

Supremes nix Mudge appeal

GIFF JOHNSON Nearly four years after the 2015 election, the RMI Supreme Court recently issued its opinion in former Mayor Mudge Samuel’s lawsuit attempting to overturn Ladie Jack’s election victory. The Supreme Court upheld the High Court’s decision, which confirmed the correctness of Jack’s election. The Supreme Court panel said the High Court’s ruling “leaves […]

Majuro Coop girls power to title

Majuro Coop girls power to title

The middle school girls basketball championship for Majuro Atoll featured a showdown between Majuro Cooperative School and Assumption School. The game late last week at the SSG Solomon Sam Memorial Court at CMI delighted a loud and cheerful audience of dozens of students, family members and friends of the players. The end result, Coop topped […]

UN expanding RMI program

UN expanding RMI program

A high level dialogue between officials from the Marshall Islands and the United Nations happened in Majuro in mid-October, foreshadowing a major change in UN operations in the north Pacific.The dialogue was attended by members of Cabinet, Heads of Departments (HoD), and Heads and representatives of seven UN agencies. The dialogue opened with a prayer […]

Eco-friendly basketball ladies

Eco-friendly basketball ladies

The Namdik basketball ladies show they are not only ‘mokade’ players, but they are environmentally friendly using multiple-use water bottles. This is an initiative by the Marshall Islands Basketball Federation to reduce plastic use. Team Namdik is competing in the 19th Ralik Ratak Shootout national basketball championships that are ongoing in Majuro now. Read more […]

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