Roxanne Cabral

SDA wins US Compact award

SDA wins US Compact award

WILMER JOEL Delap Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) was victorious in an all out Jeopardy Competition against other public and private high schools in the country including Majuro Cooperative School, Assumption, and Marshalls Christian High School. It was hosted by last year’s Jeopardy Champion Marshall Islands High School (MIHS) and organized by the United States Embassy […]

US funds solar for Namdrik

US funds solar for Namdrik

Representatives of Namdrik joined in a soft handover ceremony with the US Embassy for a container-full of solar units.Among those present was Namdrik Nitijela Member Wisely Zackhras and Mayor Clarence Luther. Luther presented US Ambassador Roxanne Cabral with two beautiful jakis (mats) during the program in thanks for the US government funding that supported purchase […]

Drowned American’s boat found in Mili

Drowned American’s boat found in Mili

GIFF JOHNSON The boat used by American paralympian Angela Madsen on her ill-fated attempt in mid-2020 to paddle solo from California to Hawaii washed up on a remote atoll in the Marshall Islands late last month. The specially designed boat with her name and “ROWOFLIFE” painted on the hull, washed up on Mili Atoll in […]

Compact’s 35th birthday celebrated

Compact’s 35th birthday celebrated

The US Embassy and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs combined to put on a celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Compact of Free Association last Thursday in Majuro. The gala event featured a color guard by American Legion Post 22, the RMI and US national anthems sung by Jenny Aiseia and Fern Stege, respectively, […]

In the pink of things

In the pink of things

EVE BURNS To say last Thursday’s Pink Tea Party was a success is to be guilty of a gross understatement. The fourth annual Pink Tea Party was a spectacular event organized by the Ministry of Health and Human Services’ National Cancer Prevention Program, Marshall Islands Breast Cancer Society, Cancer Support Group and Women United Together […]

Kedi: DEZRA ‘questions answered’

Kedi: DEZRA ‘questions answered’

GIFF JOHNSON “We’ve addressed all the concerns about DEZRA in the floor amendment that was passed (last Friday),” Speaker Kenneth Kedi told the Journal Tuesday this week.Over the past several weeks, legislation to establish the Digital Economic Zone of Rongelap Atoll was criticized or questioned by US Ambassador Roxanne Cabral, the US-based Financial Volunteer Services […]

Nitijela calls Bartel to honor

Nitijela calls Bartel to honor

GIFF JOHNSON Col. Jeremy Bartel was called to honor by Nitijela Monday in what Speaker Kenneth Kedi said was an unprecedented ceremony in the chamber. Bartel flew into Majuro Monday for the ceremony in the Chamber and was joined by US Ambassador Roxanne Cabral for the event. The Nitijela session started off as usual with […]

Exciting day for Kwajalein

Exciting day for Kwajalein

Kwajalein’s 77th Memorial Day was a hit. The day started with a parade with the Kwajalein High School marching band playing from the Ebeye dock. The policed marched along with all the officials. Kwajalein High School band did a great job kicking up excitement. The motto for this year’s event was “Akbel jen wa,” which […]

US $2m for FAS women

US $2m for FAS women

The United States awarded a grant of $2,050,500 earlier this month to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) – Micronesia for implementing projects designed to address women’s and girl’s issues in the islands.These include gender discrimination, entrepreneurship, and community development in the RMI, Federated States of Micronesia, and Palau.At the launch of the initiative, held […]