Marshall Islands

CMI students get involved

CMI students get involved

The Nuclear Victims Remembrance Day featured dozens of College of Marshall Islands student participants, many of whom marched with banners of support — some with signs showing quotes from those directly exposed from the nuclear testing. The student leadership from CMI Nuclear Club and college staff contributed to the success of the program at Delap […]

RMI: Not time for travel

RMI: Not time for travel

“Stay where you are — refrain from traveling to the RMI,” was Health Secretary Jack Niedenthal’s message to people thinking of traveling to the Marshall Islands. He and other health officials spoke to the public about the coronavirus COVID-19 during a media conference in Majuro Wednesday March 11. Majuro hospital chief of staff Dr. Robert […]

March for nuclear justice

March for nuclear justice

HILARY HOSIA Nuclear Victims Remembrance Day kicked off with a “march for justice” led by Marshall Islands President David Kabua, Parliament members and US Embassy Charge d’Affaires Rachael Doherty Monday in Delap. Trailing behind the leaders were hundreds of students and government and non-government entities bearing posters and signs echoing the ongoing pain and memory […]

Vessels violate virus entry restrictions

Vessels violate virus entry restrictions

The Ministry of Health called for cooperation among port-related staff after two inbound vessels, with the aid of Ports Authority officials, violated established screening procedures for measles and coronavirus. In a memo Monday, Health Secretary Jack Niedenthal reminded Ministry of T&C, Ports Authority, RMI shipping agents and pilots who captain vessels into port that “we […]

RMI sues over vessel grounding

RMI sues over vessel grounding

The Marshall Islands government filed both criminal and civil prosecutions of the China-based owners and operators of a fish supply ship that ran aground at Taka Atoll over a year ago. The lawsuits seek financial damages from the companies for the vessel’s grounding and release of thousands of tons of oil and diesel. Both lawsuits […]

RMI bans direct travel from China

RMI bans direct travel from China

GIFF JOHNSON In the wake of mounting global concern about the coronavirus that has caused the deaths of over 100 people, the Marshall Islands issued a travel advisory January 24 banning travelers coming directly from the People’s Republic of China, where the virus originated. “Any traveler with travel originating from or transiting through the PRC […]

New brewery opens in town

New brewery opens in town

Journal 1/4/1983 P1 Nitijela opens 4th constitutional meet The marshall Islands High School Glee Club sang at Nitijela’s official opening of the 1983 session January 3 with such compositions as “Give me oil in my lamp, I pray,” and President Amata Kabua and other Nitijela members reaffirmed in their speeches the Republic’s commitment to the […]

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