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OP-ED: The Petition That Didn’t Petition – An Assessment of the Council of Patriot Demands

OP-ED: The Petition That Didn’t Petition – An Assessment of the Council of Patriot Demands

The Council of Patriots has scheduled another protest on July 31, in a quest to get the government to act on its 45-count petition presented on June 9, 2019. However, the petition presents three challenges that probably inhibit the government’s response. First, the unofficial delivery, second the legitimacy question that arises with the fast disintegration of CoP; and third, most of the demands are flawed, unspecific, and moot.

Lawmaker’s Comment Suggests Senate Confirmation Not Void of External Influence

“Mr. Nominee, let me take this time to congratulate you for your preferment. You know many times we are coerced to swallow the bitter pills to accept some average and some not average.” This was the exact comment of Grand Kru’s Sen. Peter Coleman to former senator Blamo Nelson during his confirmation hearing as Liberia Ambassador-designate to Japan, before the Senate’s Committee on Foreign Relations, Monday, July 8.

Central Bank Clarifies New Reports of Printing and Importing U.S. Dollar Banknotes

The Central Bank of Liberia has clarified a report published by FrontPage Africa and discussed on radio talk shows in Monrovia that it authorized and brought into the country newly printed U.S. banknotes.

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