Wilmer Joel

Taxi drivers get organized

Taxi drivers get organized

WILMER JOEL The Majuro Taxi Drivers Association made history in late April by holding a momentous ceremony for the inauguration of their newly elected officers at the Chiyaya Anmontha Park in Jenrok. It was the first time for the association to do this in the 50 years since its establishment and it produced attendance of […]

Climate art grabs interest

Climate art grabs interest

WILMER JOEL As part of RMI National Climate Week, Jo-Jikum in collaboration with United Nations Peacebuilders and the International Office for Migration (IOM), held a Climate Security Arts Workshop for the public in the old library at the College of the Marshall Islands (CMI). Jo-Jikum’s Director Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner and the interns helped manage the event […]

Majuro night market a blast

Majuro night market a blast

WILMER JOEL The night market at Robert Reimers Enterprises last Saturday was extravagant in range and quality of products on sale. People got a kick from what hit them, including the delicious foods, interesting presentations and displays, and wonderful entertainment from the bands and extraordinary talented dancing group called Smart Heat. The rain didn’t even […]

Nitijela returns briefly

Nitijela returns briefly

WILMER JOEL Nitijela kicked off its Monday session with a wide range of reports from the President and Cabinet ministers. The members returned to session for one day after a several week break for public hearings and other activities. Joining the Nitijela leaders were the officers and representatives of the Taxi Drivers Association who met […]

Volleyball grabs Laura crowd’s attention

Volleyball grabs Laura crowd’s attention

Laura was electrified with the Majuro Day men’s and women’s league championship games. The female championship between Delap and Lomar was sensational, with exchanges of tie scores and sets. However, Delap stood victorious with their competitive opponent Lomar in the final set with a score of 26 to 24. The men’s championship between the returning […]

Co-op reasserts debate dominance

Co-op reasserts debate dominance

The culmination of Education Week 2021 was a debate competition for all high schools — including ones from Kwajalein, Jaluit and Wotje — at the International Conference Center (ICC) Friday. Majuro Cooperative High School took the title, after not making the debate finals last year. Unusually, two Marshall Islands High School teams argued themselves into […]

Science fair a blast

Science fair a blast

The annual Education Week science fair shined again this year at the International Conference Center. With multiple Majuro, Kwajalein, Wotje and Jaluit schools participating in the science fair, it made it more fun for other schools to come and share their knowledge on things they have learned based on science projects. Student showed remarkable talent […]

Press meets power radio

Press meets power radio

The newspaper and media club that manages “The Current” newspaper at Marshall Islands High School paid a visit to the Power 103.5FM radio station the other day. They were joined by advisor Ron Sidal and Vice Principal of Academic Affairs Kathy Digno. They were welcomed by their tour guides singing sensation Rosie Delmah and radio […]

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