The United Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking-in-Persons, John Cotton Richmond, has met with a diverse group of Liberian stakeholders to discuss the fight against the crime.
Three Liberian representatives are expected to participate in an International Conference on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Crisis Situations to be held in the Netherlands, on October 7 and 8, 2019.
The Ministry of Labor is currently investigating officials at the Liberia Electricity Corporation for alleged dismissal of its communications manager, James Kpargoi.
The Liberia National Police and the Drug Enforcement Agency have trained 54 officers in handling firearms.
A midwifery school that was created to address the high rate of maternal mortality in southeastern Liberia is not operational this year due to the lack of government support.
Amid a wave of armed robberies across Monrovia, the Liberia National Police has arrested five suspected armed robbers.
Following several fierce violent election-related clashes between supporters of Telia Urey of the All Liberian Party and Abu Kamara of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change, the Liberia National Police says the disruptions are undermining the government’s revenue generation capacity.
Mulbah Morlu, chairman of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change, has said the party will not field any candidate in the pending senatorial by-election in Cape Mount.