Latest News for: Marshall islands


Marshalls vaccinates fishermen in Majuro

RNZ 14 Jun 2021
The Marshall Islands launched Covid-19 vaccinations for commercial fishermen temporarily in port Majuro this past week - possibly the first Pacific island to vaccinate fishermen ... "I think Majuro would be first to offer this in the Pacific," said Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority Director Glen Joseph.

Monday briefing: Dry and cooler, road work update and a gun, meth arrest in Davenport

Dispatch Argus 14 Jun 2021
According to Rock Island Fire Marshal Greg Marty, officials received the call of a structure fire at 6.30 p.m ... According to Rock Island Fire Marshal Greg Marty, officials received the call of a structure fire at 6.30 p.m. ... According to Rock Island Fire Marshal Greg Marty, officials received the call of a structure fire at 6.30 p.m..

Study: As the Oceans Warm, Wave Intensity May Increase

The Maritime Executive 14 Jun 2021
This will compound the effects of sea level rise, putting low-lying island nations in the Pacific — such as Tuvalu, Kiribati and the Marshall Islands — in further danger, and changing how we manage coasts worldwide.

Islanders vs. Lightning series renews New York, Tampa hostilities

New York Post 12 Jun 2021
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IMF team to meet with El Salvador president after making bitcoin a legal tender in ...

Bitcoiner X 12 Jun 2021
Last March, a similar warning was issued against the recognition of Marshal Islands of its digital sovereign currency called SOV as a legal tender, citing the same potential legal and financial risks. Rice said the island’s economy, while strained by the economic fallout caused by pandemic, won’t be corrected with the SOV ... ....

What makes a sunscreen ‘reef-safe’?

Popular Science 12 Jun 2021
Moose Photos from Pexels ... But no two sunscreens are created equal ... [Related ... Virgin Island compliant,” he explained ... Virgin Islands was the first U.S ... Downs also noted that some of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific including Palau have different standards and have banned some chemicals like the octocrylene that is currently permitted in Hawaii ... .

After 72 years, 'king of flat top' retires from cutting hair in Joplin

The Joplin Globe 12 Jun 2021
Few people in Joplin call Bob Pritchard by given his name. To most, he is simply the “king of the flat top.” ... “I’ll miss it, sure, but my body sure won’t,” the 94-year-old said Thursday ... Second St ... Navy in 1945 and 1946, spending a year at Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands with the boat pool division, hauling supplies from ship to shore ... Kennedy ... .

Warwick man charged with setting fire to his own home

The Providence Journal 11 Jun 2021
More. Authorities continue to pursue explanation for fire at House speaker's Warwick law office. More ... Ortiz was charged with setting the fire after a joint investigation by the police and fire departments and the Rhode Island state fire marshal's office, according to the Warwick police.

JPMorgan Struggles to Find 'Tangible Benefits' For El Salvador's Bitcoinization

Decrypt 11 Jun 2021
On Wednesday night, El Salvador declared Bitcoin as legal tender ... For investment bank JPMorgan, the move to Bitcoin is no cause for celebration ... The IMF has not endorsed El Salvador’s turn to Bitcoin, and previously criticized the Marshall Islands’ decision to run its economy on a state-rolled cryptocurrency ... ....