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Archive for April, 2012

After Taylor, who's next to fall?

After Taylor, who's next to fall?

  By. Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh     The pictures from the Sierra Leonean civil war are graphic. They are of children with no arms or legs crawling or attempting to crawl. They are of women with chemicals or some type thrown in their eyes or on some other parts of their body. The pictures are also of grown […]

After Taylor, who's next to fall?

After Taylor, who’s next to fall?

  By. Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh     The pictures from the Sierra Leonean civil war are graphic. They are of children with no arms or legs crawling or attempting to crawl. They are of women with chemicals or some type thrown in their eyes or on some other parts of their body. The pictures are also of grown […]

Concerned Liberian Women of Georgia, Inc - Press Release

Concerned Liberian Women of Georgia, Inc – Press Release

  CLWG’s Sue Yancy Williams, (foreground) getting ready to distribute supplies to Liberian children and their parents in Owensgrove, Grand Bassa County, Liberia in 2011. In December 2011, the President of the group, Mrs. Sue Williams went to Liberia with a consignment of clothing, notebooks, pencils and toys to be distributed among needy children of […]

Concerned Liberian Women of Georgia, Inc - Press Release

Concerned Liberian Women of Georgia, Inc – Press Release

  CLWG’s Sue Yancy Williams, (foreground) getting ready to distribute supplies to Liberian children and their parents in Owensgrove, Grand Bassa County, Liberia in 2011. In December 2011, the President of the group, Mrs. Sue Williams went to Liberia with a consignment of clothing, notebooks, pencils and toys to be distributed among needy children of […]

Liberian Association of Metropolitan Atlanta (LAMA) Press Release

Liberian Association of Metropolitan Atlanta (LAMA) Press Release

LAMA 6961 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. Suite 224 Norcross, GA 30092 Email:lib.communityga@gmail.com / Website: www.lama-atl.org OFFICE OF PRESIDENT  LAMA PRESS RELEASE Atlanta, GA (April 6, 2012): The Liberian Community Association of Metropolitan Atlanta (LAMA) is greatly disappointed by the tone of the recent commentary in the Liberian Dialogue by Mr. Sungbeh, which sought to dismiss as […]

Liberia's EPA: Global challenges and benefits

Liberia's EPA: Global challenges and benefits

By. Morris Koffa     The EPA is mandated to protect the human health and well being of the Liberian people and others living within in our jurisdiction. This directive also includes the protection of our ecosystem and biodiversity to include our species and waterways, the air we breathe as well- so the emphasis while on […]

Liberia's EPA: Global challenges and benefits

Liberia’s EPA: Global challenges and benefits

By. Morris Koffa     The EPA is mandated to protect the human health and well being of the Liberian people and others living within in our jurisdiction. This directive also includes the protection of our ecosystem and biodiversity to include our species and waterways, the air we breathe as well- so the emphasis while on […]

We want a long-lasting family

We want a long-lasting family

By. Clemente Ferrer    When the State gets involved in family matters, some feel a certain embarrassment and suspicion since “home” is considered to be a great sanctuary of one’s personal privacy. However, there are countries which traditionally provide support and incentives for the family, such as France, which is at the forefront of overall […]

Repeating fatal mistakes of the past

Repeating fatal mistakes of the past

By. Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh    A key grievance against the Tolbert administration enunciated by the People’s Redemption Council (PRC) after the 1980 military coup d’etat was the president appointing his family members to key positions in his administration. The modern day English word for that grieveable offense is nepotism; meaning, “patronage bestowed or favoritism shown on the basis of […]

Vice President Joseph N. Boakai LAMA's Visit: Facts and Rationale

Vice President Joseph N. Boakai LAMA's Visit: Facts and Rationale

By. L. Wellington VanPelt (A rebuttal to Mr. Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh’s March 31, 2012 Article) I shall begin with what both Mr. Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh and I may likely agree on.   (1) Our community needs a Community and Cultural Center. (2) Facts should never be optional.  (3) For the media to be respected, it must respect its […]