Marshall Islands 1999

Yearbook 1999

Marshall Islands. Visit Countryaah official website to get information about the capital city of Marshall Islands. The issue of damages to those affected by the US nuclear test at the Bikini Toll of 1946-58 is still relevant. According to representatives of the tribunal who approved 1,600 claims for damages, the compensation the United States paid was insufficient for those affected. An American study published shortly thereafter claimed that the number of cancer patients is particularly high in the Marshall Islands and that this was caused by radioactive fallout in connection with the nuclear weapons tests.

Map of Marshall Islands Majuro in English

A cooperation agreement that includes to open for investment in the fishing industry was signed in May with Taiwan, with which the country had established diplomatic relations by the end of 1998.

Asian Development Bank, ADB, approved a loan of more than $ 9 million in July for, among other things. construction of a new hospital and schools on the overcrowded Ebeye island.

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