Latest News for: Marshall islands office


How hidden WW2 bombs across the Pacific are found and destroyed, decades after war

AOL 05 Apr 2024
Alik, director of the Marshall Islands Cultural and Historic Preservation office, acts as interpreter, community adviser and government liaison, accompanying Golden West’s team to each atoll.

Makley Drive murder suspect captured in Rhode Island

Lima Ohio 29 Mar 2024
Friday in Providence, Rhode Island. Justilien’s capture came after a collaborative investigation by the sheriff’s office and the U.S ... Marshals and is currently being held in custody in Rhode Island pending an extradition order back to Ohio.

US delivers 'crucial' compact deal for Freely Associated States

RNZ 11 Mar 2024
Marshall Islands ... The new agreements also included special funds on climate change and additional health care needs beyond sector grants, a statement from the Marshall Islands President's Office said.

Climate change, nuclear waste are a toxic stew

Taipei Times 09 Mar 2024
... recent US Government Accountability Office report said. Rising sea levels could disturb and spread radioactive waste in the Marshall Islands, the site of dozens of Cold War bomb tests, the report said.

Man wanted in Richmond County murder arrested in Aiken

The Post and Courier 08 Mar 2024
Robert Ward, 32, of Augusta was arrested by the United States Marshal’s Southeastern Task Force and the assistance of the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office in Beech Island in connection to murder out of ...

Letter: PETA offers reward for information about fire

Dispatch Argus 03 Mar 2024
If you or someone you know has any information, please contact the fire marshal’s office at 309-732-2803 or the Rock Island Police Department at 309-732-COPS (2677) or submit a tip through Crime ...

Decades after the US buried nuclear waste abroad, climate change could unearth it

Popular Science 01 Mar 2024
Nathan Anderson, a director at the Government Accountability Office, said that the United States’ responsibilities in the Marshall Islands “are defined by specific federal statutes and international ...

Decades after the U.S. buried nuclear waste abroad, global warming could unearth it

People's World 28 Feb 2024
Nathan Anderson, a director at the Government Accountability Office, said that the United States’ responsibilities in the Marshall Islands “are defined by specific federal statutes and international ...

Rock Island Fire Marshal: Saturday barn fire was arson

Dispatch Argus 27 Feb 2024
Anyone with information on the fire is encouraged to contact either the fire marshal's office at 309-732-2803, the Rock Island Police Department at 309-732-2677, or submit a tip through Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities at 309-762-9500/

US Congress urged to 'find a way to deliver' COFA for FSM, Marshall Islands and Palau

RNZ 20 Feb 2024
The Compacts of Free Association (COFA) give the US military access to the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Marshall Islands and Palau, which in return are given financial assistance and the right to work in the US.

New Zealand to help strengthen Pacific climate response

RNZ 10 Feb 2024
Samoa was the last stop for the New Zealand Pacific Mission delegation who also visited the Cook Islands and Tonga ... The headquarters is based in Apia, Samoa with other SPREP offices in Fiji, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and Vanuatu.

Stillwater soldier becomes Signal Company’s first sergeant

Times Union 05 Feb 2024
Nathan Marshall of Stillwater has been reassigned as first sergeant of the New York Army National Guard’s 187th Signal Company during a change of responsibility ceremony at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Farmingdale, Long Island.

The Marshall Islands ship registry passes 200 million gt

Seatrade Maritime News 30 Jan 2024
The world’s third largest ship registry – the Marshall Island Registry – has reached the milestone of over 200 million gt of vessels on its books ... Marshall Islands sets new milestone with QUALSHIP 21.

US, UK conduct new joint airstrikes on targets in Yemen

Press TV 27 Jan 2024
No further details were immediately available ... The vessel is now sailing towards a safe harbor,” Trafigura, which has offices in Britain, said in an update. The Singapore-based trading firm also said the vessel is flagged under the Marshall Islands.

Former Taiwan ally Nauru re-establishes diplomatic ties with China

GDN Online 24 Jan 2024
Taiwan's presidential office said president-elect Lai Ching-te, currently vice president, spoke on Wednesday with Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine and invited her to attend his inauguration on May 20.