David Belgrove, the British ambassador to Liberia, says that the recent update in its travel advisory for Liberia was not due to any specific threat to Liberia.
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A letter from the Association of Liberian Human Resource Professionals calling on President George Weah to restrict his proposed salary reduction to presidential appointees.
Even in communities where the grid was now available, LEC wasn’t doing a good enough job of connecting new customers fast enough. Some custo.mers who tried to go through the official process of connecting have waited for years at a time
Kpah Sherman’s Brace, Sam Johnson’s Winner, Zah Krangar on the Scoresheet; Perfect Weekend For Liberians Abroad
Liberians playing abroad had an unforgettable weekend after Kpah Sherman, Sam Johnson, and Zah Krangar all scored to help their clubs win in spectacular performances in their various leagues.
It is necessary to note that too many smaller counties are unnecessary and downright burdensome. The constant mushrooming of tiny breakaway counties in an undeveloped nation like Liberia increases the national budget without creating resources from which to sustain an ever-growing budget.
The stories of these migrants are portrayed in the movie Fire at Sea, one of several movies being shown during this year’s EuroLiberian Film Festival. The documentary juxtaposes the migrants’ dangerous journey against a background of the ordinary lives of residents on the Italian island, Lampedusa, where many of these migrants first land on European soil.