Liberia Progresses In Battling Human Trafficking, But…


Nancy Doe is only 10, and was brought to Monrovia by a relative of her parents to go to school, but she has to sell plump and other fruits daily before she’s allowed to eat–she is not in school


The U.S. Department of State has released its 2014 Trafficking in Person (TIP) report on Liberia and has praised Liberia for making substantial progress in combatting human trafficking although it says more work still needs to be done.

The report says Government of Liberia does not fully comply with the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but that it is making significant efforts to do so. Continue reading “Liberia Progresses In Battling Human Trafficking, But…”


Amb. Sulunteh Woos U.S. Businesses To Liberia


Liberia’s Ambassador to the United States, H.E. Jeremiah C. Sulunteh being welcomed by Obama in May 2012

Liberia’s Ambassador to the United States, Jeremiah C. Sulunteh has nudged American businesses and entrepreneurs to take advantage of the conducive investment climate prevailing in Liberia.

Sulunteh made the call on June 17, 2014, when he served as guest speaker at a meeting of the International Business Strategy Advisory Council (IBSAC) at the Prince George’s Community College in Largo, MD. Continue reading “Amb. Sulunteh Woos U.S. Businesses To Liberia”

Murderer Gets 35-Year Jail Verdict

The Judge of the 13th Judicial Circuit Court in Kakata, Margibi County, has sentenced 19-year-old Isaac Dolo to 35 years imprisonment for the murder of one Moses Kolleh, Jr.

Judge Mardea Tarr- Chenoweth pronounced the sentence Friday following a unanimous guilty verdict by the empanelled jury, coupled with evidence adduced in court during the trial. Continue reading “Murderer Gets 35-Year Jail Verdict”

Foreign Ministry Dismisses Five Extortion

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed with immediate effect, five personnel of its Internal Security Bureau for allegedly extorting monies from members of the public in an effort to facilitate the processing Liberian passports.

The Foreign Ministry decision followed an intensive and careful investigation conducted by the Internal Security Bureau which proved the five security officers extorted monies from passport applicants. Continue reading “Foreign Ministry Dismisses Five Extortion”