Byron Tarr’s older brother Phillip Tarr and I graduated Bassa High School together in 1960. Somehow, our paths diverged and the younger Byron entered my orbit in the late 60s.
The executive chairman of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission, James Verdier, says the institution is struggling to investigate corruption cases in other parts of the country due to lack of operational funds. Liberia currently ranks 90 among the 175 most corrupt countries around the world.
As the 2017 general and presidential elections draw near, the National Elections Commission is seemingly challenged by lack of funding to facilitate the nation-wide voter registration process, scheduled to begin from Feb. 1 to March 2017.