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The Falling Liberian Dollar: Why Blaming Ellen is Not a Solution

Liberians here at home and around the world are waiting with great anticipation as President George Weah holds his first major national address to discuss the state of the failing Liberian economy.  The one thing Liberians do not want to hear is the leader of the country passing the blame to Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s government of which he Weah and his Vice President were a part of during the currency fiasco. As the President of the Republic of Liberia, the people will expect Weah to put out his strategies on how to stop the falling Liberian Dollar, how to increase...

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Only in Liberia: A Legislator Wants to Run for Office to Become a Legislator

“You do not support politicians during elections if the only aim of the politician is to seek a higher salary or to stay in office. You vote for people who are going to do the best damn job for Liberians.” What is it that Representative Saah Joseph wants to do as a Senator that he could not do as a Representative of Montserrado County? Representative Saah H. Joseph, a member of the struggling ruling party, who holds or held a position on the planning and economic affairs committee that deals with banking and currency, wants to become Senator of...

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Hiding a Wolf Among Sheep: The Pitfall in the Exxon Mobil–NOCAL’s Inquiry

SPECIAL EDITORIAL By Jones Nhinson Williams Majority of Liberians, especially the vulnerable segment of the population that has been drained and subjugated to continuous poverty due to prolonged national mismanagement, poor governance, institutional failure and the prevalence of impunity, don’t like corruption. In addition, corruption in Liberia has and continues to be the sickening dragon that hunts the country and destroys its attempts to progress. This is precisely why Liberians have made it clear that they want the rule of law and national reconciliation. In other words, they want justice, peace, and progress under President Weah.  In furtherance of...

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Weah’s Vision for a road network excellent, but why is the IMF concern

Bad road conditions in southeastern Liberia and throughout Liberia have caused havoc for motorists, passengers, and students who no longer use the road network. WASHINGTON, DC —-Every public policy strategy and economic benchmark show that investing in highways has often been considered as an imperative economic development approach, especially for developing and underdeveloped nations and rural areas like most places in Liberia (Appalachia, 1982).  This is one key reason why governments in developed economies such as the United States, Canada, the UK, Germany, France etc. have recognized the importance of investing in areas like transportation infrastructure.   Moreover, empirical realities...

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Heart Disease and Men

Heart disease is a term that includes several more specific heart conditions. The most common heart disease in the US is coronary artery disease (CAD). CAD occurs when the arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle become hardened and narrowed due to the buildup of plaque. The narrowing and buildup of plaques is called atherosclerosis. Plaques are a mixture of fatty and other substances including cholesterol and other lipids. Blood flow to the heart is reduced, which reduces oxygen to the heart muscle. This can lead to heart attack. Other heart conditions include angina, heart failure, and arrhythmias....

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