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    Liberia’s Human Rights Records Improved – Says U.S. State Department’s Global Human Rights Report 2017
    Apr21

    Liberia’s Human Rights Records Improved – Says U.S. State Department’s Global Human Rights Report 2017

    Acting Secretary of State John J. SullivanWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Friday labelled China, Russia, Iran and North Korea as “morally reprehensible” governments that it said violated human rights within their borders on a daily basis, making them “forces of instability.” In releasing the State Department’s global human...

    Why I Became a U.S. Citizen in Today’s America: Cécile Daurat
    Mar20

    Why I Became a U.S. Citizen in Today’s America: Cécile Daurat

    Daurat, right, at the ceremony(Bloomberg Online) – On my right, a Catholic nun from Ukraine, in her habit. On her right, a woman from Liberia. On my left, a couple from India. Altogether we are 50 immigrants from 30 countries ranging alphabetically from Albania to Vietnam, gathered in a small town of historical renown: Washington Crossing,...

    The Fight Against Corruption In Liberia Must Be Decisive Not Mere Policy
    Mar14

    The Fight Against Corruption In Liberia Must Be Decisive Not Mere Policy

    By: Josephus Moses Gray | Email: graymoses@yahoo.com | Josephus Moses GrayCorruption is not a new phenomenon in the country either the African continent and its huge populations, it has been eating up every sphere of the Liberian society especially corruption prone sectors of government including the private sector But how can President George...

    Last Batch Of Nigerian Peacekeepers Depart Liberia
    Feb10

    Last Batch Of Nigerian Peacekeepers Depart Liberia

    (Premium Times/Nigeria) – The last batch of 200 Nigerian peacekeepers deployed to Liberia under the UN Mission in Liberia (UNSMIL) have withdrawn after five years following the conclusion of their mission in the country. The last military protection force in UNSMIL left Liberia on Thursday as part of the termination of the mission’s...

    U.S. President’s Executive Order On Corruption And Rights Abuses Scare Liberian Officials Who Plunder Country’s Wealth 
    Dec24

    U.S. President’s Executive Order On Corruption And Rights Abuses Scare Liberian Officials Who Plunder Country’s Wealth 

    U.S. President, Donald TrumpU.S. President’s Executive Order Blocking the property of persons involved in serious human rights buses or corruption may likely hunt Liberians who have fall in this category and want to seek refuge in the United States with the sole purpose of invading justice. As a result of this latest development, Liberians...

    At Miss World Finalists Selection In Sanya, China Miss Liberia Placed In Group 13 With Six Others
    Nov02

    At Miss World Finalists Selection In Sanya, China Miss Liberia Placed In Group 13 With Six Others

    Miss World 2017 has introduced an exciting new format this year, where the contestants will be divided in six groups for ‘Head to Head Challenge’ and from each group the winner will be selected who will move on to Top 40 finalists. The other Top 40 finalists will come from winners of five fast-track events and fifteen will be jury’s...

    Note to Correspondents: Voluntary Compact on Preventing and Addressing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
    Oct01

    Note to Correspondents: Voluntary Compact on Preventing and Addressing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

    Voluntary compact on preventing sexual exploitation and abuse. Secretary-General António Guterres. UN Photo/Mark Garten (file)The United Nations is grateful to the many Member States that have already answered the call by Secretary-General António Guterres to sign onto a Voluntary Compact on preventing and addressing sexual exploitation and...

    UNSC greenlights peacekeeping reform
    Sep21

    UNSC greenlights peacekeeping reform

    REUTERSThe UN Security Council backed reforms Wednesday to reduce inefficiencies, corruption and abuse in the UN’s far-flung peacekeeping operations, The New York Times reports. There are currently 16 UN peacekeeping operations under way, with more than 100,000 personnel, at an annual cost of nearly $8 billion. The UN has said that,...

    Exxon Mobil fined $2 million for violating sanctions against Russia
    Jul26

    Exxon Mobil fined $2 million for violating sanctions against Russia

    Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, right, and then-Exxon Mobil Chief Executive Rex Tillerson meet in Sochi, Russia, on Aug. 30, 2011. (Alexei Druzhinin / Associated Press)Exxon Mobil Corp. showed “reckless disregard” for U.S. sanctions on Russia three years ago while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil giant’s chief executive...

    Liberian Leader Receives Letter of Credence of New Ukrainian Ambassador
    Jul13

    Liberian Leader Receives Letter of Credence of New Ukrainian Ambassador

    Photo Credit: Mr. Ousman Diallo-EXECUTIVE MANSIONPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received the Letter of Credence of the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Ukraine to Liberia, His Excellency Ambassador Alexandre OVCHAROV. According to an Executive Mansion release, the Ambassador OVCHAROV presented his Letter of...

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