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U.S. Embassy Monrovia Welcomes New USAID and CDC Country Directors

U.S. Embassy Monrovia welcomes new USAID Mission Director Jim Wright and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Country Director Rachel Idowu. Mr. Wright is a veteran foreign service officer who brings to Liberia more than 30 years of experience managing international development and relief programs in more than 10 countries around the world, including three assignments in West Africa. He was most recently the USAID Mission ...
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Visits Monrovia to Strengthen Partnership between the United States and Liberia

U.S. Embassy Monrovia welcomes to Liberia the USS Hershel “Woody” Williams under the command of Captain Chad Graham.  Hershel “Woody” Williams is conducting a regularly scheduled port visit to strengthen the enduring partnership between the United States and Liberia.  The visit also kicks off the Embassy’s year-long observance of the 175th year of the Republic ...
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U.S. Embassy Monrovia Extends Condolences to Victims of Niko Ivanka Sinking

U.S. Embassy Monrovia is saddened by the news of the Niko Ivanka sinking on July 17, 2021.  We urge the authorities to investigate this incident thoroughly and implement policies that will prevent such a disaster from occurring again. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and friends of those lost.  May they rest ...
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United States Donates More Than 300,000 Vaccines to Liberia

U.S. Embassy Monrovia announces the donation by the United States Government of 302,400 doses of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine as part of the Administration’s global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.  The donated vaccines are part of the U.S. pledge to initially provide at least 25 million of 80 million doses globally ...
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U.S. Embassy Monrovia Congratulates Liberia on 174th Independence Day

Friends, It is my absolute pleasure to congratulate all Liberians on your 174th Independence Day! The United States and Liberia have much in common, including celebrating the independence of our longstanding, vibrant democracies just weeks apart. In a separate message, President Biden has expressed his own congratulations to the Liberian people: “The United States-Liberia relationship ...
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