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Archive for January, 2015

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MEMBERS OF THE UNITY PARTY IN THE AMERICAS / DIASPORA (UP-USA)

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MEMBERS OF THE UNITY PARTY IN THE AMERICAS / DIASPORA (UP-USA)

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AND MEMBERS OF THE UNITY PARTY IN THE AMERICAS / DIASPORA (UP-USA).           Unity Party-USA Dissociates Itself from Condemnation of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Liberia by Expelled Ex-Member, Leo Mulbah of the Georgia Chapter This Press Release comes to inform the People of Liberia, Friends of […]

Former Liberian ULIMO Rebel Commander arrested in Switzerland for Alleged War Crimes

Former Liberian ULIMO Rebel Commander arrested in Switzerland for Alleged War Crimes

By Hassan Bility (Monrovia)                       Second arrest in Europe within weeks for war crimes allegedly committed during the 1st Liberian civil war (1989-1996). The arrest of Alieu Kosiah, a former commander of the United Liberation Movement of Liberia for Democracy (ULIMO), a rebel group that fought against Charles Taylor’s National Patriotic Front for Liberia (NPFL) […]

Brave and Heroic Parents: The Joy of Living with a Child with Down Syndrome

Brave and Heroic Parents: The Joy of Living with a Child with Down Syndrome

By Clemente Ferrer                            “I’m expecting a baby and have discovered that he has Down Syndrome. I’m scared, what kind of life will have my child?.” These are the words of a mother who wrote to the Italian organization CoorDown (National Coordination of Associations of People with Down Syndrome). The organization has released the […]

UNITY PARTY-USA - Press Release

UNITY PARTY-USA – Press Release

                             UNITY PARTY-USA National Board of Directors The National Leadership of the National Association of Members of the Unity Party in the Americas (UP-USA), under the dynamic and capable leadership of the National Executive Committee and the National Board of Directors, has learned with indignation and disdain the needless act of judicial interference by the […]

Plan Liberia makes orphans smile

Plan Liberia makes orphans smile

By Moses O. Browne, Jr.,                   92 orphans including 528 beneficiaries in 16 communities of Bomi County’s 3 districts received rice, oil, sanitary kits, used clothes and other assorted materials. “This is one major way of identifying and helping to protect our children especially those who have lost fathers, mothers and families to the deadly […]

LIBERIA: Girls and women exploited in Ebola-hit communities

LIBERIA: Girls and women exploited in Ebola-hit communities

Press Release                         Ebola survivors in Liberia say they are being sexually harassed and abused by men despite the risks of the disease, reveals a research by child rights organisation Plan International. The report by Plan entitled ‘Young Lives on Lockdown: The impact of Ebola on children and communities in Liberia’, shows that sexual […]

Five coaches Liberian Lone Stars could shortlist

Five coaches Liberian Lone Stars could shortlist

By: Hawa Wesseh                                                Liberia FA and Musa Bility recently appointed new set of coaches for the Lone Stars. The appointment was met with displeasure in certain quarters. Here also are five coaches that could turn the Liberian national team fortunes around. Africans FAs have a bias [these long years] for European coaches, sorry […]

Elizabeth Davis-Russell and education are victims of Liberia's ambiguous anti-dual citizenship policy

Elizabeth Davis-Russell and education are victims of Liberia's ambiguous anti-dual citizenship policy

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                 “Elizabeth Davis – Russell, EdD, PhD , Liberia Rosa Parks Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat so that a white man could sit. Dec. 2, 2014 Dr. Davis-Russell refused to give up her US citizenship to serve as Minister of Education, RL. Dr. Russell […]

Elizabeth Davis-Russell and education are victims of Liberia's ambiguous anti-dual citizenship policy

Elizabeth Davis-Russell and education are victims of Liberia’s ambiguous anti-dual citizenship policy

By Tewroh-Wehtoe Sungbeh                 “Elizabeth Davis – Russell, EdD, PhD , Liberia Rosa Parks Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat so that a white man could sit. Dec. 2, 2014 Dr. Davis-Russell refused to give up her US citizenship to serve as Minister of Education, RL. Dr. Russell […]