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Archive for September, 2013

Uruguay decriminalized cannabis contrary to international treaties

Uruguay decriminalized cannabis contrary to international treaties

By Clemente Ferrer     The United Nations body in charge of inspecting compliance with the international drug treaties expressed “concern” regarding the approval of the Chamber of Deputies of Uruguay on a law legalizing the production and distribution of cannabis. The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) said that if this bill is passed, it would be […]

In defense of MOLAC & CLACI

In defense of MOLAC & CLACI

By Siahyonkron Nyanseor              Senior Advisor, MOLAC & CLACI   Ladies and gentlemen: I need not remind to you that our country Liberia is in leadership crisis. Liberia is in ethical morass and a state of organized BRAZEN plunder. And yes, our country is once more crying for us to expose those who use Liberia as their […]

In defense of MOLAC & CLACI

In defense of MOLAC & CLACI

By Siahyonkron Nyanseor              Senior Advisor, MOLAC & CLACI   Ladies and gentlemen: I need not remind to you that our country Liberia is in leadership crisis. Liberia is in ethical morass and a state of organized BRAZEN plunder. And yes, our country is once more crying for us to expose those who use Liberia as their […]

It is a national (education) tragedy when 25,000 students fail university’s entrance exam

It is a national (education) tragedy when 25,000 students fail university’s entrance exam

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                 One of the painful tragedies of the Liberian civil war is the broken education system. The civil war did not only fatally destroyed lives and uprooted families to nearby and faraway places, it also destroyed the education system. No joke about it! The current Liberian education system is in shambles, and […]

Time for Sirleaf and national legislature to fund and seriously focus on nation's sea erosion crisis

Time for Sirleaf and national legislature to fund and seriously focus on nation's sea erosion crisis

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh           Coastal Liberian communities are in trouble. Instead of those communities generating tourism funds for the local economy, they are fast going under water, courtesy of a decades-old sea erosion crisis often ignored by the national government. As erosion from the Atlantic Ocean stares constantly, it is just a matter of time […]

Time for Sirleaf and national legislature to fund and seriously focus on nation's sea erosion crisis

Time for Sirleaf and national legislature to fund and seriously focus on nation’s sea erosion crisis

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh           Coastal Liberian communities are in trouble. Instead of those communities generating tourism funds for the local economy, they are fast going under water, courtesy of a decades-old sea erosion crisis often ignored by the national government. As erosion from the Atlantic Ocean stares constantly, it is just a matter of time […]

The world continues to focus on Junk-TV

The world continues to focus on Junk-TV

By Clemente Ferrer             Broadcasters are a window on the world from different perspectives that animate their information projects.. The right thing is to promote television events focused on causes such as peace, economic and social progress, security and coexistence among people from heterogeneous cultures. This will promote a television that in addition to distract, […]