“This is not Sudan, where one man ruled for 30 years and now the military is in control. This is not Venezuela, where citizens are denied their rights, where the legislature is unable to play its role, and humanitarian aid is blocked from reaching people in desperate need,” he told the Liberian people.
The big story
On Sunday, June 9, members of the Council of Patriots, organizers of the Save the State protest, gathered at the headquarters of the All Liberian Party in Old Road to read their petition to the government. Read the full text.
On Saturday, June 8, 2019, the Liberian government released a statement criticizing the organizers of the June 7 protest for their unwillingness to present their petition to the government; however, the protesters say the government reneged on its agreement to have an elected senior government official receive its petition.
The Liberian National Police has charged a 32-year-old man for assaulting another man at a bar in Sinkor, in a case where Rep. Acarous Gray was accused of ordering the assault.
The management of the comprehensive Outpatient Medical Center at the ELWA Junction in Paynesville said the center has opened its doors to provide world-class diagnostic and specialty clinical services to Liberia and the West African subregion.
River Cess residents are feeling the economic pinch caused by the cutting off of the county’s connection with Grand Bassa.