Marshall Islands malnutrition plan gets a boost

Marshall Islands malnutrition plan gets a boost

The World Bank is helping the Marshall Islands fight child malnutrition. UNICEF and the government of the Marshall Islands reported that more and more Marshallese children don’t consume enough fruit and vegetables. The typical primary school kid ate mostly packaged junk food like doughnuts and pancakes, instant noodles, and canned meat. With World Bank assistance,…

The Marshall Islands’ fortitude amid difficult circumstances

The Marshall Islands’ fortitude amid difficult circumstances

Majuro—The Marshall Islands celebrated their 43rd national Constitution Day with the customary celebrations, attempting to pot down the looming darkness. A parade, music, games, speeches, and a canoe race were all part of the festivities. Everyone seemed to be having a good time, except that the party was themed “lujaron,” the Marshallese term for “courageous…

Border restrictions will be relaxed in COVID-free Pacific countries.

Border restrictions will be relaxed in COVID-free Pacific countries.

MAJURO, Marshall Islands One of the world’s few COVID-free nations has chosen a date to reopen its borders for the first time since the epidemic started, while another is ready to loosen its rigorous safeguards. Both the governments of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and the Marshall Islands have said that although they are…