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LPP Differs With ‘IMF Rosy Economic Performance Under Weah’ -Wants To Know Liberia’s Success Story Under IMF Since 1962

  For Immediate Release   The Liberia People’s Party(LPP) has said that a staff (unidentified) at the Washington, D.C. Offices of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) disagreed with allegations made by the party that the IMF is wittingly and unwittingly aiding and abetting President George Weah Administration to steal government money. The staff, according to the party, reacting to the story published by The Analyst newspaper of Liberia, advised LPP to focus on corruption and forget about Liberia’s Gross National Domestic Products (GDP). He claimed that the increase from USD…

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LPP Press Release to inform Liberians on IMF WRONG INFORMATION

  PRESS RELEASE It can be recalled that in the first in the series of policy issues raised by the Liberian People’s Party (LPP) on 25th October 2021, we asserted the following: “Additionally, the records show that the Liberian dollar supply was valued at LD19 Billion as of 31 March 2021 (LD41 Billion minus LD22 Billion dollar outside of the banking system). The Central Bank of Liberia 2020 Annual Report, issued on 31 March 2021, has information on the total “Broad Money” supply and the total Liberian dollar supply. On…

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IMF & LIBERIA: THE NEOLIBERAL AGENDA OF CAPITALISM

  By: Andrew Borbor Werlay Jaye Jr.   This paper was originally a Political Science research work. But given the fact of the Liberia-IMF scandalmongering character of the Liberian crisis under the kleptocracy of Mr. Weah, this paper deserves public consumption for both the enlightenment and redemption of the Liberian political superstructure and economic base. It remains to be seen that it covers events prior to, and events after the Weah Government signed up to the neoliberal conditionalities of the Bretton Woods Institution (IMF) under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF)…

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Liberian Economy Group (LEG) Bella Casa Hotel Sinkor, Monrovia. Cell# 0777516641/088696999 Email: reservations@bellacasaliberia.com Hon. Albert Chie President Pro-Tempore House of Senate Mr. President Pro-Tempore: Please find attached the Report of the Liberian Economy Group (LEG) on the Current Statement of the Liberian Economy. We of LEG remain confident that the Action Steps indicated in the report, when taken, can lead to the solution of Liberia’s main problem, longstanding and widespread Poverty. Respectfully Yours Liberian Economy Group (LEG) Business 

Better Money Management Not More Money Printing–Dr. Tipoteh Takes Issue With IMF

By Dr. Togbah-Na Tipoteh Having served as Chairman of the African Group of Governors of the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), I am aware of the principal objective of these biggest global financial institutions. While the Marshall Plan focused on the rehabilitation of post World War Two Western Europe, these Bretton Woods Entities focused on providing assistance funds globally, especially for the developing countries, who constitute the majority of the membership of these Institutions, but the majority of the shareholders remains in the hands of the…

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The central African country needs an IMF bailout to deal with a crisis that shrank its economy by a third to $13 billion last year. Under a program agreed to last week, the state will be required to increase transparency, improve governance and implement reforms to fight corruption, Lisandro Abrego, the lender’s mission chief for Equatorial Guinea, said in an interview. Public Policy 

African Leader must reveal assets before IMF approves aid to his country

Equatorial Guinea’s leader Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, the world’s longest-serving president, should declare his assets before the nation receives more financial support, according to the International Monetary Fund. The central African country needs an IMF bailout to deal with a crisis that shrank its economy by a third to $13 billion last year. Under a program agreed to last week, the state will be required to increase transparency, improve governance and implement reforms to fight corruption, Lisandro Abrego, the lender’s mission chief for Equatorial Guinea, said in an interview. “Authorities…

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Business News 

Liberia’s Finance Minister Heads Delegation to World Bank

By Bridgett Milton The Liberian Government delegation to the 2013 annual meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington DC has concluded with various high-level meetings, geared towards accelerating infrastructure development in Liberia. According to a press release, this year’s Annual Meetings were meant to follow up on the Agenda for Transformation which also took place last year. The meetings, which also included officials from the Ministry of Finance, Public Works and the Central Bank of Liberia, took stock of progress made on targets set in…

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