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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 11:14:38 GMT

PSD sees big increase in Marshallese students  -  Paragould Daily Press
Her parents are from the Marshall Islands and she is helping with other family members who have moved here from there. Bollong reported that she handled the situation with the customer with grace. “We're still learning,” said Bollong. “The biggest ...
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 15:20:17 GMT

Nuclear Weapons – The Time for Abolition is Now  -  Common Dreams (press release)
US nuclear weapons test at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands in 1946. (Photo: US Government). Nuclear weapons present the greatest public health and existential threat to our survival every moment of every day. Yet the United States and world ...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:02:16 GMT

Short Interest to Follow: A Reversal for Euroseas Limited Marshall Islands (NASDAQ:ESEA) Is Not Near. The Stock Has ...  -  Post News
The stock of Euroseas Limited Marshall Islands (NASDAQ:ESEA) registered an increase of 50.66% in short interest. ESEA's total short interest was 68,700 shares in October as published by FINRA. Its up 50.66% from 45,600 shares, reported previously.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:57:55 GMT

Marshalls EPA lab gets US certification  -  The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)
... Moriana Phillips and acting President Mattlan Zackhras (second and third from left, respectively) were on hand to recognize RMI EPA laboratory staff who received certification from the US EPA for water quality testing. Hilary Hosia, Marshall ...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:07:51 GMT

Nuclear Disarmament Case and Marshall Islands  -  Voice of Journalists
The Marshall Islands turned into a member of the United Nations in September 1991. The Marshall Islands upholds embassies in the United States, Fiji, the Philippines, Japan, and the Republic of China (Taiwan). They also maintain consulate in Honolulu, ...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:54:13 GMT

A Drop in the Bucket: Jerry cans bring safe water to Marshallese  -  Reliefweb
Republic of the Marshall Islands—Martha is no stranger to disaster. In 2013, Martha and her family survived the RMI drought. In 2014, Martha's outer island home on Bekarej, Arno burned down displacing Martha, her husband, and their children. A year ...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 03:14:52 GMT
Maritime challenge to develop clear plan  -  Fiji Times
Pacific states, led by the Marshall and Solomon Islands, with support from Fiji and Tonga, have been actively calling on the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to take urgent and ambitious action to develop a clear work plan for reduction of ...
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:57:19 GMT
Necessity of Ending Blockade for 25th Occasion  -  Radio Cadena Agramonte
Havana, Oct 26.- For 25th occasion, Cuba will submit today to the UN approval the draft resolution on the necessity of ending the blockade policy imposed by the United States. Up to now, even when U.S. President Barack Obama has adopted some executive ...
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:58:45 GMT

Marshall Islands' 16th Annual Ralik Ratak Shootout draws huge crowd  -  FIBA
MAJURO - A crowd estimated at well over 1,000 was on hand to witness the Ralik Ratak Shootout earlier this month in the Marshall Islands' capital of Majuro. Sitting on top of cars, in the back of pickups, on apartment walkways across the street and ...
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:08:28 GMT
Island states raise pressure over shipping climate deal plans  -  Pasifik News
Mr Mose invoked the spirit of former Marshall Islands foreign minister Tony De Brum, who told the IMO in 2015 that 'time was not on its side' in its race to cut emissions. “These words must be remembered,” said the Ambassador, who told a hushed plenary ...