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July 18, 2019 Statement by Ambassador Elder

U.S. Ambassador to Liberia Christine Elder issued the below statement (PDF 270 KB) July 18 “The U.S. Embassy read with interest the statement of the Council of Patriots (COP) issued July 12 announcing their intent to stage a nationwide protest beginning July 24.  While the U.S. Embassy supports the rights of citizens to lawfully apply to assemble or ...
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Ambassador Elder speaks about Human Trafficking to AME University Graduate School

Dear President Isaac, Dean Konneh, honored professors, faculty and staff, AMEU Graduate School students, friends and colleagues — thank you for inviting me here today as part of the graduate school lecture series.  I spend so much time in meetings — with the government, international partners, political actors, or civil society — that I welcome ...
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Assistant Secretary Royce Commemorates Historic Ties at National Museum of Liberia

Liberian Minister of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism Eugene Lenn Nagbe welcomed U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce at the National Museum of Liberia on June 28 for an event commemorating the historic ties between Liberia and the United States. Before an invited audience of representatives of the Liberian ...
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Assistant Secretary Royce’s Visit to Liberia

During her June 26-29 visit to Liberia, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce met some dynamic Liberians – including U.S. exchange alumni – who have started a range of exciting new businesses, and you can learn about them in the video linked above. She loved visiting Bosh Bosh, One ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia

Location: Monrovia-Kakata highway, Liberia Event: A demonstration is taking place today, Monday, June 24, 2019, near the Fifteen Gate community on the Monrovia-Kakata highway.  Protesters are calling for justice in the alleged murder of two children some weeks ago.  The protesters have reportedly blocked the Monrovia-Ganta Highway at Kingsville #7, which is one mile from ...
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