Grand Kru’s Sen. Peter S. Coleman has dispatched a communication to Albert Chea, Senate pro tempore, complaining about the high charges levied on the importation of goods at the Freeport of Monrovia.
At a recent news conference, David Sumo, who heads the Liberia Medicines and Health Products Regulatory Authority, called on the Liberia National Police, Immigration Service, Drug Enforcement Agency, Liberia Revenue Authority to help his agency arrest and confiscate the goods of drug peddlers and forward them to court.
Agnes Gardia, a farmer in Montserrado, believes that existing laws on land ownership put farmers at a disadvantage because they have no regard for community ownership of land.
The Liberia Revenue Authority has announced that it has generated at least 51 percent of the US$600 million required to support the 2016-2017 fiscal budget.
Liberia’s deputy inspector of police, Col. Abraham Kromah, has called on his kinsman to be law-abiding citizens and uphold the rule of law as the nation gradually moves towards the elections.
The Liberia Revenue Authority says it is investigating a Global Witness’ report that logging companies in the country owe US$$25 million in unpaid taxes.
Sources within the government have told The Bush Chicken that the ongoing three-day strike by a group of businesspeople under the banner of the Patriotic Entrepreneurs of Liberia has caused a significant reduction on the revenue generation of the country.
The House of Representatives has summoned the management of telecommunications firm Lonestar Cell MTN before the plenary on Thursday for undermining the government by the suspension of its three-days free call promotion.