Author Archives: Jefferson Daryoue

Firestone’s Pending Layoff Prompts Worries Among Workers and Families

Firestone’s Pending Layoff Prompts Worries Among Workers and Families

Firestone’s plantation was a scene of complete confusion when news broke on Wednesday, March 18 that the company’s management had reached the decision to lay off 800 of its workers.

Despite Calls for Intervention, Collapsed Du River Bridge Remains a Challenge to Locals

In 2017, the Du River Bridge collapsed when a truck transporting rocks for the rehabilitation of the Roberts International Airport runway drove along. The truck belonged to a Chinese firm involved in the construction at the airport.

Children Surgery International Ends Ninth Surgical Mission to Liberia

Children Surgery International, a Minnesota-based non-profit volunteer organization that provides specialized medical and surgical services for underprivileged children around the world, has ended its ninth visit to Liberia and eighth free surgical mission at the Firestone-run Du-side Medical Hospital.

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