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Mills Jones to hold town hall meetings in Gbarpolu and Bomi

For immediate release Dr. J Mills Jones to visit voters in both Gbarpolu County & Bomi County. On Thursday, Sept 7, 2017, Dr. J Mills Jones is scheduled to visit Gbarpolu County.  While in Gbarpolu, Dr. Jones will visit many communities and hold town meetings with the residents and supporters in Gbarpolu, according a release. On Friday, Sept 8, 2017, Dr. J Mills Jones will be in Tubmanburg, Bomi County. While there, MOVEE said in its press statement, he will participate in the scheduled Ducor Presidential Debate at 10 am. After…

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News Politics 

‘Poverty Doctor’ Wants Quality Education For Liberia

We will work to create a conducive atmosphere for learning and [will commit] resources to train teachers Monrovia — In the wake of fixing the educational mess president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf spoke about in the past and improving the broken down economy of Liberia, the political leader of the Movement for Economy Empowerment (MOVEE) has prescribed policy his leadership will put in place to improve the two. Serving as keynote speaker at program marking the induction ceremony of officers elect of the University of Liberia Student Union (ULSU), Dr. J….

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Liberia needs Progress and Transformation

Former Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia and 2017 presidential hopeful, Dr. Joseph Mills Jones, said much has been said about progress, but transformation is what is needed in the country and emphasized the importance of guaranteeing the role of Liberians in the social, political and economic development. Dr. Jones, who spoke at the graduating ceremony of 150 Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) women in Tubmanburg, Bomi County, said there is need to give positions to people with new ways of thinking and doing things that bring…

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2017: Mills Jones accepts Petition to run for Executive Mansion

Monrovia – Former Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia, Dr. Mills J. Jones, has accepted a petition from some citizens to contest the presidency in 2017 and he says job creation will be the watchword of his government, promising to lead a government that is business- friendly. “Jobs that Liberians can do, will be done by Liberians,” he says, amid a thunderous applause from supporters. “Ensuring Liberians become prime actors in the Liberian economy is an idea whose time has come. We will use fiscal policy, monetary policy, trade…

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We’ll Work Together To Change Liberia.

Excerpts of Mills Jones Speech as he was petition over the weekend ….And I want to say that they can plot as much as they wish. They can hold meetings as much as they want. They can know sleepless nights as much as they wish. They can go to the international community there and try to spoil my name but failing to know that every dog has a friend and that when they talked I can hear it too. They can try as much as they want to try to…

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Politics 

Enemies Of Progress

The Editor, When it comes to lifting Liberians out of poverty, our government programs and policies have had disastrous consequences on the poor— but yet Governor Jones calls those who are opposed to our Central Bank’s highly risky loan program (micro-finance loans) … “enemies of progress”! (“Enemies of Progress”, Liberian Daily Observer Online) Ok, let’s see who are the real enemies of progress, shall we? #1) Since June 2009, the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) started a micro finance program to promote access to capital, reduce poverty and finance Governor…

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PPCC COMPLAINS OF CENTRAL BANK NON-COMPLIANT POSTURE

The Editor, Why is the Central Bank afraid of a real audit? (Re “PPCC COMPLAINS OF CENTRAL BANK NON-COMPLIANT POSTURE”) Every time you talk about auditing the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), Dr. Mills Jones, the CBL Governor, gives you the middle finger, and declare that the Bank has already been audited!.. But there’s one big problem, Governor. We’re NOT talking (and he knows it) about a financial audit of CBL’s books, which was done by your external auditors (PricewaterhouseCoopers)! When we talk about auditing the CBL, we’re talking about…

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Politics 

CBL Jones Free Wheeling

CBL Gov. Mills Jones pic: liberianobserver The Editor, Why are some Liberians calling the CBL Governor, a “poverty doctor”, for his generosity with other people’s money? Is that the new definition of the word “doctor”? I don’t think so….. (Re “Western Liberians Hail CBL Governor As a Poverty Doctor”, Daily Observer Online, 06/02/2015) But hey, if Governor Mills Jones is a “poverty doctor”, why isn’t his pill for poverty working, hmmmmm? We all know that Doctor Jones’ pill for curing poverty is the CBL’s micro finance program. Under that program,…

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Probing Mills Jones

The Editor, Why is the CBL Governor (Mills Jones) running for cover when lawmakers shine the light on him! (Re “Probing Mills Jones….”) According to the Governor Jones, the Central Bank is already being audited yearly by a reputable and professional external auditors (PricewaterhouseCoopers). But so what? Just because the Bank is audited yearly by external auditors, does that mean that we, the people (shareholders), cannot require our internal auditors (General Auditing Commission) to audit the CBL, especially its Micro-freebie Loan program, oops, I meant to say Micro-finance! Please… Hey,…

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Liberian Bank Chief “Mills Jones Just Might Be the Man”

  Mr. Editor, In “Mills Jones Just Might Be the Man” (Sept 13), Keith Neville Best quotes someone praising Governor Mills Jones “because he (Governor Jones) has made putting money in the pockets of struggling, but enterprising Liberians, his number one priority” Oh really???…But whose money has Governor Mills been putting “in the pockets of struggling, but enterprising Liberians”? Is it the Governor’s own money or the bank depositors’ (other people’s) money?? We all know that Governor Jones has been going around the country bragging about “loaning” (Micro-Finance) someone else’s money…

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