Latest News for: Marshall islands


Tiny Palau in not-so-pacific middle of US and China

Asiatimes 08 May 2021
Pacific nations may have small populations and landmass, but should be seen as ‘large ocean states’ intimately connected to other island nations of the ‘Blue continent’ ... Among 15 other countries recognizing Taiwan, the only other Pacific islands to do so are the Marshall Islands, Nauru and Tuvalu.

Pacific fisheries bloc opens new HQ in Majuro

RNZ 07 May 2021
A powerful Pacific island fisheries bloc opened a multi-million dollar, four-story headquarters in Majuro, capital of the Marshall Islands ... But, said Marshall Islands fisheries chief Glen Joseph at Thursday's opening of the new PNA offices, PNA members are not only benefiting financially from PNA management of the fishery.

Peace Train: It’s time for a no-first-use nuclear policy

Colorado Daily 07 May 2021
tested a thermonuclear bomb on Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands — a bomb that was more than 1,000 times as powerful as the bomb dropped on Hiroshima — that left radioactive deposits in the ocean sediment at the bomb crater ... In the Marshall Islands the common greeting is ...

Forfeits too much for Pioneers to overcome against Rocks

Dispatch Argus 07 May 2021
Rock Island took advantage of seven forfeits from the Alleman wresting team and received outstanding performances on the mat from Aime Iranyibutse and Andrew Marquez to win the Western Big 6 match 51-24 at Alleman’s Don Morris Gymnasium on Thursday night ... Rock Island ahead, 30-6.

Police: 3 Dead, Including Teenager, In Garden City House Fire

CBS Sports 07 May 2021
GARDEN CITY, N.Y ... We can confirm three fatalities in this house fire,” Nassau County Assistant Fire Marshal Michael Uttaro said. The gracious brick and stucco home burst into flames just before 6 a.m., as a Long Island Rail Road employee was driving by. “I ran up, I started screaming ... The fire marshal did bring a chaplain to the scene ... .

Selected Articles: As NATO Summit Approaches: Will Biden Keep U.S. Nuclear Weapons in Turkey?

GlobalResearch 07 May 2021
As NATO Summit Approaches. Will Biden Keep U.S. Nuclear Weapons in Turkey?. By Rick Rozoff, May 07, 2021 ... Both expressions are used. The other 300 bombs are reputed to be in Belgium, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands ... By M. K ... By R. J ... CDC ... On March 1st 1954 the United States tested its first deliverable hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands.

“We Are Sailing for a Nuclear-free World and a Peaceful, Sustainable Future.”

GlobalResearch 06 May 2021
atmospheric nuclear testing in the Marshall Islands, the site of 67 U.S ... In July 2019, Veterans For Peace, who owns and manages the Golden Rule, sailed the 34-foot ketch from San Diego to Hawai’i, with the intention of proceeding on to the Marshall Islands, the original destination of the 1958 crew.

Nuclear War, Radioactive Fallout and the Earth’s Global Ecosystem

GlobalResearch 06 May 2021
The United States had used the northern atolls of the Marshall Islands as a nuclear weapon testing site since seizing the entire island chain from the Japanese and was formally granted status as the protectorate of the Marshall Islands by the United Nations after World War Two.11 While granted “protectorate” status, the U.S.

Climate change: how bad could the future be if we do nothing?

Beijing News 06 May 2021
The climate crisis is no longer a looming threat - people are now living with the consequences of centuries of greenhouse gas emissions. But there is still everything to fight for ... Year 2100. the nightmare scenario ... The Maldives, the Marshall Islands, Tuvalu and many other small island nations have been abandoned ... Fish stocks have collapsed ... Year 2100.

The 103 visa-free destinations South Africans can travel to

Independent online (SA) 06 May 2021
While some parts of the world remain in limbo due to the pandemic, many travellers are now using the time to plan their holidays ... Oceania ... A post shared by Cook Islands (@cookislands). Cook Islands ... Marshall Islands * ... Palau Islands * ... British Virgin Islands. Cayman Islands ... Turks and Caicos Islands ... Falkland Islands ... Cape Verde Islands *. Comores Islands * ... .

Charities and Shipping Industry Target $1M Emergency Fund for India

The Maritime Executive 06 May 2021
While the plight of seafarers during the pandemic, the challenges of crew changes, and COVID-related quarantines have fallen from the daily headlines, seafarers continue to be the invisible victims of COVID-19 ... Møller – Mærsk, Cargill, Hafnia, IRI (Marshall Islands Flag), MSC, Pacific Basin, and V.Group ... ....

Pacific Forum Leaders Apologise to Micronesia After Leadership Split

The Epoch Times 05 May 2021
... to Micronesia which in February gave a strong rebuke of the PIF for not selecting their consensus candidate Gerald Zackios, who serves as Marshall IslandsAmbassador to the United States.