However, a somersaulting move, the Labor Congress on April 30, again wrote Atty. Woods: “We are constrained to inform you that the Liberia Labour Congress has decided to withdraw the invitation extended to you to serve as Keynote Speaker on the 2019 International Labour Day Program due to some circumstances.” The letter which was signed the Chairman of the Labour Congress, Hannah M. Karbo, did not give reasons for the reconsideration of their decision. Public Policy 

Law Society Recalls Tragic Lessons, Cautions Weah’s Government

Press Release Monrovia – The Liberia Law Society declares as unwarranted, wrong, unacceptable and unnecessary the use of force against peaceful protesters on January 6, 2020 and declares that this signals a reversal in the minimum gains made in consolidating our democratic culture and peace. The Liberia Law Society also supports the position of the Independent Human Rights Commission, The Human Rights Platform and the Inter-religious Council. No government must believe that economic progress and infrastructural development are substitutes for the full enjoyment and happiness of its citizens’ desire to…

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Why are a monopoly, corruption, and undue government interference and control, and regulation always a subculture in Liberia and amongst Liberian officials at all levels?  Why do those who are frequently entrusted with state power in Liberia lack natural patriotism to their own people and country?  These questions are serious, especially so when Liberia faces a nexus of problems that manifest themselves as slow economic growth, high unemployment, social strife, and excruciating marginal poverty. Business 

Liberia wants to give exclusive cocoa shipment rights to Lebanese merchants

  “Private Sector Monopoly for Lebanese Businesses is Counter-Productive to the Pro-Poor Agenda”   By Jones Nhinson Williams Why are a monopoly, corruption, and undue government interference and control, and regulation always a subculture in Liberia and amongst Liberian officials at all levels?  Why do those who are frequently entrusted with state power in Liberia lack natural patriotism to their own people and country?  These questions are serious, especially so when Liberia faces a nexus of problems that manifest themselves as slow economic growth, high unemployment, social strife, and excruciating…

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This year’s 2020 midterm looks promising for us because we are sure we will win the seat.” The aspirant said he frowned on the exorbitant paychecks of Liberian legislators, especially with a population fewer than 5million inhabitants, adding “it beats my imagination to discover that lawmakers are earning so much money in the country when, we do not have the economic muscles to shoulder the cost, and when poverty is so widespread. This is why I am willing to settle for a pay cut of $3,000 as a Senator for Grand Bassa County. That would be 4000 dollars less than what current lawmakers are taking home. After harmonizing their salaries, the Liberian senator makes about 8000 united states dollars. My quest to be a Senator is not to enrich myself. What is counted is my service to my country.” News 

Grand Bassa 2020 Senatorial Candidate Wants Development for and Country

Grand Bassa County Senatorial candidate, Dr. Emmanuel Daykeay, is cautioning the Liberian government to implement the code of conduct vigorously during the upcoming Senatorial 2020 midterm election. The aspirant said, government officials occupying executive positions have thirty days to resign their respective positions before being allowed to contest for electoral offices in the country. Daykeay said he has notified the International Community to keep their watchful eyes on the provisions that violate electoral laws in the Country. “especially so, in respect of the rule of law and more so for…

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