Marie Maddison

Women’s fund launches on Ebeye

Women’s fund launches on Ebeye

The Kora Fund issued its first loan to an Ebeye woman as part of its official launch for Kwajalein Atoll last week. A team of Kora (women’s) Fund and Bank of Marshall Islands officials went to Ebeye for the launch and to run a series of informational and training sessions about the new loan program. […]

‘We don’t whisper anymore’

‘We don’t whisper anymore’

A new publication featuring the people behind several women’s crisis centers in Pacific islands was issued this past week to coincide with the “16 Days of Activism.”“We Don’t Whisper Anymore” features the stories of women from Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Kiribati and other parts of the Pacific — though it is primarily focused on the Micronesia […]

Alvin to PSC: Wait for us

Alvin to PSC: Wait for us

An opposition senator has taken the unprecedented action of asking the Public Service Commission to wait until a new government is installed before making more appointments to high-level government posts. Kwajalein Senator-elect Alvin Jacklick wrote PSC Chairperson Marie Maddison Monday saying he respected the independence of the PSC from Cabinet under the Constitution but asked, […]

Tuna fish for AMI success

Tuna fish for AMI success

Journal 11/11/1977 P1 Keju: Most delegates against the parliamentary constitution Opposition thorn Jinna Keju claims that 60 percent o the members of the Marshall Islands Constitution are against a recently drafted parliamentary-type constitution for the Marshalls and prefer instead a presidential form of government similar to that presently in the United States. Keju, who was […]