The Liberian government has announced with immediate effect that it is removing the current leadership of the Liberia Marketing Association, headed by Alice Yeabah, and replacing with a temporary set of leaders.
Amid a prolonged conflict at the Liberia Marketing Association spurred by the suspension of three officials by the office of Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor, the trade body is meeting in Grand Gedeh for a special convention.
During the Christmas season, business is usually booming in the markets. However, traders in Buchanan are noticing that the pace of business has slowed down significantly this year.
Residents of Grand Bassa are appealing to the government to swiftly intervene as the accelerating depreciation of the Liberian dollar against the U.S. dollar is increasing economic hardships for rural dwellers, who mostly deal in the local currency.
In Harper, almost all aspects of the economy are dominated by Liberia’s neighbor, Ivory Coast, according to interviews with local trade groups in the city.
President-elect George Weah has told Liberians that he will not make the best speeches, but he will make the best decisions in their interest.
For the first time, Liberia is poised to have legislations to regulate food and establish an effective standard authority to govern consumer products.
The troubled Liberian health sector has got a boost from the Carter Center with the establishment of a school-based clinic at the R.S. Caufield primary, junior and secondary school located in Margibi.