Richard Hickson

Cops burn $80m drug haul

Cops burn $80m drug haul

GIFF JOHNSONMarshall Islands police incinerated over 1,400 pounds of cocaine in Majuro on December 15 after the cache of drugs drifted into Ailuk Atoll last week. Police said it is the largest volume of cocaine to ever wash into the Marshall Islands, which has seen hundreds of kilos of cocaine wash into multiple islands over […]

Covid checks happily received

Covid checks happily received

The RMI Labor Division handed out the first Covid-19 unemployment relief checks to Marshallese on Monday this week at the Marshall Islands Resort. The funding for the Covid-19 unemployment aid comes through the US CARES Act, adopted earlier this year when the Covid-19 pandemic first hit the US. There were 26 initial recipients, including MIMRA […]

Action on domestic violence

Action on domestic violence

EVE BURNS Women United Together in the Marshall Islands (WUTMI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the RMI Attorney General (AG) last week to confirm cooperation to protect victims of domestic violence. The new agreement represents a joint working arrangement with the AG’s office and WUTMI’s Weto in Mour program for providing services to victims […]

$50m resort for Mili Atoll

$50m resort for Mili Atoll

Journal 5/27/1983 P1 Balos says new 177 worse than old one Bikini Senator Henchi Balos told the United Nations Trusteeship Council last week that the present 177 nuclear claims proposal under discussion is “even worse” than the one signed a year ago. In a departure from his prepared remarks, Balos described the 177 subsidiary agreement […]