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Archive for November, 2013

Our infatuation with big titles

Our infatuation with big titles

By Dennis Chewlae Jah          Whenever we call the name of a top official or some important figure, we seem obliged to attach a job title or some other title like “Honorable” that the usual titles of respect (Mr. Ms. or Mrs.) have been devalued or lost except for the small potatoes. As part of our […]

By their fruits...

By their fruits…

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh Politics is not for the faint-hearted; it is for the brave. With politics come betrayal and criticisms from within one’s own ranks. To practice this art, one must have courage amid intimidation, persecution and death. That is reasoning enough to discourage or retire anyone from politics. Liberians have seen their share of […]

The future of the Agri food sector in Liberia

The future of the Agri food sector in Liberia

By Moses Owen Browne, Jr. Liberia is still recovering from decades of instability, a result of the decade-old civil war, which has negatively impacted every imaginable sector in the country. Although reports show that Liberia has enjoyed uninterrupted growth in the early 1960s, signals of economic crisis came with a dramatic increase in the prices of […]

CAMMY MEADOWS’ SPIRIT LIVES ON

CAMMY MEADOWS’ SPIRIT LIVES ON

CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF CAMMY LYN MEADOWS November 2, 1971 – November 3, 2013 I’ll love you forever, Honey By D. Garkpe Gedepoh November 4, 2013 I write these words with a bleeding heart-so heavy that my eyes are tearfully blurred as I attempt to pick up my spirit. I can’t even begin to measure […]

Pfizer, laboratories against life

Pfizer, laboratories against life

By Clemente Ferrer         The multinational Wyeth was acquired by Pfizer Laboratories. This merger increases the market for the business of death. They manufacture and sell condoms and abortion pills. Users react acquiring alternative drugs with the same active ingredient . Pfizer hides the truth about the drug under the title of “emergency contraception”. It […]

Amend a sensible, citizen-friendly Liberian Constitution

Amend a sensible, citizen-friendly Liberian Constitution

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh       Like many unpopular things in Liberia’s 166-year history, the Liberian Constitution is a flawed body of work that needs drastic facelift to reflect the realities of genuine democratic principles such as life, liberty, rule of law, prosperity, and the pursuit of happiness. With a constitution as problematic as the current one, […]

The fleecing of RIA

The fleecing of RIA

Taxpayers are being fleeced out of millions of dollars and no one seems to care By Bennie Yodel Kimba Roberts International Airport is Liberia’s largest and busiest. It is the hub for some 5,000 flights and nearly 1 million guests annually. This airport is an incredibly friendly place, but according to insiders, massive problems continue to […]