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Archive for March, 2012

Historical Lecture to the American People

Historical Lecture to the American People

By Ivan Simic   Every day, we have the opportunity to read  articles,  opinions and news analysis from one group of the American people in which they more or less express their will in very confusing ways. Many  of them do not know historical facts about their own country, not to mention history of other countries.  Sometimes, they behave like […]

LAMA 27th Inaugural Ball and Fundraiser Event

LAMA 27th Inaugural Ball and Fundraiser Event

March 21, 2012 Liberian Association of Metropolitan Atlanta (LAMA) Press Release LAMA 27th Inaugural Ball and Community Cultural Center Fundraising Event Norcross, GA., Saturday, March 31, 2012 – The Liberian Association of Metropolitan Atlanta (LAMA) cordially invites you to join hundreds of Liberians and friends of Liberia witness the public installation of its new executives […]

LAMA 27th Inaugural Ball and Fundraiser Event

LAMA 27th Inaugural Ball and Fundraiser Event

March 21, 2012 Liberian Association of Metropolitan Atlanta (LAMA) Press Release LAMA 27th Inaugural Ball and Community Cultural Center Fundraising Event Norcross, GA., Saturday, March 31, 2012 – The Liberian Association of Metropolitan Atlanta (LAMA) cordially invites you to join hundreds of Liberians and friends of Liberia witness the public installation of its new executives […]

Beware The Grandstanding: Vote Yes for Dual Citizenship and Other Hot-Button National Issues

Beware The Grandstanding: Vote Yes for Dual Citizenship and Other Hot-Button National Issues

   By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh      Like the Liberian capital, Monrovia, that needs a complete overhaul or relocation because of decadence, over-crowdedness and health and safety concerns, the archaic Liberian constitution also needs to be overhauled because it is flawed and not serving the Liberian people well.      While it is true that the original 1847 constitution […]

Beware The Grandstanding: Vote Yes for Dual Citizenship and Other Hot-Button National Issues

Beware The Grandstanding: Vote Yes for Dual Citizenship and Other Hot-Button National Issues

   By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh      Like the Liberian capital, Monrovia, that needs a complete overhaul or relocation because of decadence, over-crowdedness and health and safety concerns, the archaic Liberian constitution also needs to be overhauled because it is flawed and not serving the Liberian people well.      While it is true that the original 1847 constitution […]

Another mysterious death in Lofa County

Another mysterious death in Lofa County

By: Moses Owen Browne, Jr. Salayea District, Liberia: The county once considered the breadbasket of Liberia is gradually turning into a dangerous place where secret killings and disappearances are creating fear in the minds of citizens in that county. Residents of the small town of Mentmenta in Salayea District, couldn’t hold back tears when news […]

Police misconduct on the rise in Liberia

Police misconduct on the rise in Liberia

By Moses Owen Browne Jr. The U. S. government through USAID and other international partners has spent millions on the Liberian National Police for training. They were trained to protect lives, properties, and to ensure sanity and civility amongst the citizens of Liberia. However, some officers of the Liberian Police Force refused to obey these […]

Breaking Nimba County in half will not solve nation and region's massive problem

Breaking Nimba County in half will not solve nation and region's massive problem

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh Like many Liberian kids during my days in the Liberian school system, I grew up learning about the original nine counties that made up the Republic of Liberia. My teachers in both the private and public schools I attended did not only teach me about the first five counties (Cape Mount, Montserrado, […]

Breaking Nimba County in half will not solve nation and region's massive problem

Breaking Nimba County in half will not solve nation and region’s massive problem

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh Like many Liberian kids during my days in the Liberian school system, I grew up learning about the original nine counties that made up the Republic of Liberia. My teachers in both the private and public schools I attended did not only teach me about the first five counties (Cape Mount, Montserrado, […]

Children first, career after

Children first, career after

By Clemente Ferrer   Having a child can significantly alter the working lives of more than half of the women between the ages of 30 and 44. They are obliged to reduce their working hours, or in other cases, to leave work on a temporary basis or even permanently. Children alone do not explain the […]