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2 hrs ago | Ocean Navigator

May/June 2014 Issue 218: Wreck of the brig Jezebel

Editor's note: This fictionalized account is an amalgam of several true incidents, most notably the wreck of the brig Commerce off west Africa in the 19th century.

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6 hrs ago | Advocate

Liberian Priest Denounces Homosexuality in Easter Sermon

A Catholic priest in Liberia is urging that western African nation's leaders to take a definitive stance on same-sex marriage.

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7 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Police to Arm 291 Officers

The Inspector General of the Liberia National Police has spoken of the urgent need to deploy armed police officers at various Zones and Detachments around the country in a bid to curb the growing wave of mob violence in Liberia.

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10 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Ellen Visits Oil Rig

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has paid a visit to the rig, some 15 nautical miles off the Liberian coast, where ongoing oil exploration by the United States energy company, Chevron, is taking place.

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14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Liberia: New Voice, Old Jabs for Costa, LTA Summons, Shutdown Threat

The Henry Costa Morning Show may have found a new voice, but the old issues with the Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf government appears far from over.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Hillary Clinton Again Calls Benghazi 'Biggest...

Hillary Clinton reiterated Wednesday that her darkest time as secretary of state was the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: U.S.$800,000 for Teacher Training in Liberia

Liberian education authorities say the country intends to use the UNESCO-China Funds-in-Trust Project on enhancing teacher education for bridging the quality gap in Africa funding to enhance the country's teacher education programs through the pedagogical use of ICT for pre-service and in-service teachers.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Somalia Drive Road Project Begins At Last

The long-awaited construction and expansion of the Somalia Drive road has finally begun.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Has George Weah Traded His Senatorial Bid?

Information obtained by this paper through a local radio talk show in Monrovia indicates that the political leader of the Congress for Democratic Change or CDC who once declared his interest for the October 14, 2014 Special Senatorial Election is expected to back-off for a huge amount of money offered by a close political friend.

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Crofs Blogs

WHO: Ebola update, April 22

As of 18:00 on 20 April, the Ministry of Health of Guinea has reported a cumulative total of 208 clinical cases of Ebola Virus Disease , including 136 deaths.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Malaria series part 4: Too far to save a life

Dennis, a newly trained health volunteer in this remote jungle village, didn't merely speculate it was malaria - the child-killer that takes countless thousands of under-five-year-olds in Liberia every year.

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NewsBlaze

Ebola Zaire Found in Guinea and Liberia

If you didn't know that first word it might sound merely like some exotic place to travel, but ... Ebola is a scary disease.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Poor Sanitation Overwhelms Monrovia

Poor sanitation is associated with Monrovia, a city with sprawling neighborhoods hosting people from the countryside, most of whom were displaced during the civil crisis.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: UN Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing

An UNMIL aircraft made an emergency landing today a few minutes before noon at Thinkers Village in Monrovia.

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CE News

Two CH2M HILL projects win Global Water Awards

CH2M HILL projects were recognized with prestigious industry awards during the annual Global Water Awards ceremony hosted by the International Desalination Association and Global Water Intelligence.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Turkey Regrets Shooting of Liberians, GOL Dispatches Envoy

The Foreign Minister of Turkey His Excellency Professor Ahmet Daavutoglu has expressed his government's deepest regrets over the shooting incident involving four Liberians that took place in Istanbul earlier this month.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Clash Over Taylor's Benefit

The debate as to whether jailed ex-President Charles Taylor should be given his benefit as former head of state has been rekindled, this time between two prominent female lawyers here-Counselors Frances Johnson-Allison and Pearl Brown-Bull.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: No Intention to Quit

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has made it crystal clear that she has no intention to quit power before the end of her tenure.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Former President's Family Wants No Govt Involvement in Burial

Frustrated to death, families of former National Transitional Government of Liberia Chairman Charles Gyude Bryant have issued a statement that shuns the state involvement in all activities relating to the burial of the former statesman.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Ecobank Wins News' Olympic Trophies

Ecobank-Liberia over the weekend collected the kickball and football trophies in the just ended mini Olympic organized by the NEWS Newspaper.

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