|Job Corps opens its doors to youth again
In a bit of good news for Marshallese youth, the US National Office of Job Corps has lifted the temporary suspension on new students. The Hawaii Outreach and Admissions staff is preparing to begin recruitment and enrollment services to young adults, said Wendy Sakata, a manager at Hawaii Job Corps, told RMI National Training Council Director Allison Nashion (pictured). NTC assists in recruiting for Job Corps. Sakata said Job Corps admissions staff is prioritizing applicants who previously started the admissions and enrollment process.
No sign of drought easing until July
US weather officials on Guam predict that the drought affecting the northern Marshall Islands will not begin to ease until July. Rainfall should slowly build back to normal across the RMI, starting with Majuro in May, Kwajalein by June, and into the drought-stricken northern islands by July, said the quarterly bulletin of the Pacific El Niño/Southern Oscillation Applications Center in Guam
Taiwan navy squadron to visit Majuro
The 2013 ROC (Taiwan) Navy Midshipman Cruising and Training Squadron is scheduled to visit Majuro from June 3 to June 5. The Goodwill Squadron, consisting of three naval ships with approximately 850 crew members, is led by Rear Admiral Li, Shih-Chiang
Laura dental clinic to reduce load at hospital
A new dental service was officially opened at the Laura clinic last Friday. Ministry of Health (MOH) Assistant Secretary Mailynn Konelios-Lang (pictured) expressed her gratitude to Majuro Atoll Local Government (MALGov) for allowing the ministry to establish a dental clinic in Laura. More services will be added to the clinic in the future, she said