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`Hoping to Raise Real Cash, Marshall Islands Creates Virtual Money

The tiny Marshall Islands is creating its own digital currency in order to raise some hard cash to pay bills and boost the economy.

The Pacific island nation said it became the first country in the world to recognize a cryptocurrency as its legal tender when it passed a law this week to create the digital “Sovereign,” or SOV. 594 more words


My Marshallese Brother

In the Republic of the Marshall Islands, or RMI, it is possible for a family to adopt any person, related or not. Between 2008 and 2009 I was fortunate enough to have this honor, to be part of a family, on the small island of Gugeegue, one of many islands in the coral atoll of Kwajalein. 159 more words

"Kwaj" newsletter presents new Earhart witnesses

In November 2006, Amelia Earhart Society member David Bowman told the online Yahoo! Earhart Group about a story he wrote for the Walpole, New Hampshire-based… 1,830 more words