“I’m like, how can it [the dome] be ours?” Hilda Heine, the president of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, said in an interview in her presidential office in September. “We don’t want it. We didn’t build it. The garbage inside is not ours. It’s theirs.” Ultimately they decided to go forward with the resettlement … Continue reading “US Dug Up 130 Tons of Irradiated Soil From Nevada and Dumped It on the Marshall Islands”
Chuuk, the most populous part of the Federated States of Micronesia, is set to vote on whether to seek independence in March 2020.
Chengdu, China I was not planning to end up in the middle of a coronavirus outbreak here in the People’s Republic of China for my long winter break. I had been planning on increasing my one-on-one language classes to five times a week for a few weeks, then jetting off to the beaches of Da … Continue reading “Between the Quarantine and Quakes: Coronavirus Life in China”
Depuis le 1er janvier, dans le petit archipel de Micronésie, la vente et l’importation de lotions “toxiques” sont prohibées. L’objectif est de protéger les fonds marins, parmi les plus beaux du monde.
Last night, on the eve of the Jewish New Year, Diane Teepsha, a spokeswoman for the US State Department, announced that as a gift for the Jewish holiday all foreign assistance to all countries will be suspended…except for the State of Israel. This is not an entirely surprising move, as Trump has been generous to … Continue reading “U.S. Wishes Israel Happy Jewish New Year by Giving It All of Its Foreign Aid”
Par The Saker − Le 1er août 2019 − Source thesaker.is via Unz Review «L’arbre qui cache la forêt» est une métaphore appropriée si nous examinons la plupart des observations décrivant les vingt dernières années. Cette période a été remarquable par le nombre de changements véritablement tectoniques qu’a connus le système international. Tout a commencé au … Continue reading “Le dernier empire occidental ?”
HONIARA, 26 June 2019 – Fisheries Ministers attending the 16th Forum Fisheries Committee Ministerial Meeting in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, last week signed off on a key report – the Strategic Action Programme for the Sustainable …
Taiwan Council for U.S. Affairs is the new name of the organization responsible for handling official exchanges with the American Institute in Taiwan, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs May 25. Formerly known as Coordination Council for North American Affairs, TCUSA will continue carrying out all CCNAA functions, the MOFA said. The renaming … Continue reading “MOFA unveils new name for Taiwan’s AIT counterpart, lauds robust two-way ties”
Two projects set to improve safety, efficiency, climate resilience of maritime operations in Federated States of Micronesia and Marshall Islands
London, May 5, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Nigeria and 12 other African countries, may suffer American visa denials as US President Donald Trump targets countries with a high percentage of visa overstays. The White House recently shifted its focus from the surge of families crossing the US-Mexico border to the hundreds of thousands of immigrants who arrive in … Continue reading “Nigeria, 12 other African countries face sanctions over visa overstay in U.S”
POHNPEI, 4 May 2019 — “The sustainable management of our offshore tuna resources must deliver stronger economic and social benefits to our island communities.” This is the key message from Forum Fisheries Agency Director-General Dr Manu Tupou-Roosen …
Apr 30, 2019 Picture: NADI, FIJI (1 May 2019) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Ireland today signed agreements establishing the Ireland Trust Fund for Building Climate Change and Disaster Resilience in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The Contribution Arrangements were signed by ADB Vice-President Mr. Ahmed M. Saeed and Ireland’s … Continue reading “ADB, Ireland Establish Fund to Boost Climate, Disaster Resilience in Pacific”
We don’t seem to understand or we’ve neglected the specter of what is beneath and pushing all of these things to the surface: the specter of militarism and colonialism. And all the things that Hawaiians experienced through colonialism, we have that same experience – to the point right now where one of the islands in … Continue reading “Health as a Human Right: No Migrants Need Apply”