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Red Flags for Press Freedom in Liberia

In Liberia, hard-won press freedom is being eroded. Government threats to the media in the aftermath of World Press Freedom Day have..

May 17, 2013

Bushmeat Trade Thrives on Endangered Species, but Creates Livelihoods

Liberia is not known for its wildlife. While in other African countries, monkeys and other mammals small and large are frequently observed,..

April 24, 2013 with 0 Comments

The trauma of war

Shirlee Engel is a reporter with Global TV in Ottawa. In the spring of 2013, she served as an expert trainer with Journalists for Human..

April 19, 2013 with 0 Comments

The fixer

Shirlee Engel is a reporter with Global TV in Ottawa. In the spring of 2013, she served as an expert trainer with Journalists for Human..

April 9, 2013 with 0 Comments

A miracle in the bush

Shirlee Engel is a reporter with Global TV in Ottawa. In the spring of 2013, she served as an expert trainer with Journalists for Human..

April 4, 2013 with 0 Comments

A close call in Liberia

Shirlee Engel is a reporter with Global TV in Ottawa. In the spring of 2013, she served as an expert trainer with Journalists for Human..

April 3, 2013 with 0 Comments

Bereft and Forsaken: The Old Folks Home in Buchanan

Family ties bind strongly in Liberia, and when people grow old they often live with sons, daughters or other relatives who look after them..

March 27, 2013 with 0 Comments

Schools and Clinics Fail to Meet Needs in Remote Liberian County

  In Liberia’s hinterland, a constellation of issues makes effective delivery of health care and education difficult and in some..

February 24, 2013 with 0 Comments

Garbage Fires in ‘Burning Time’ Add to Choking Smog

Monrovia is now midway through the time of burning, a period approximately two months long, starting in January, in which garbage, grass..

February 13, 2013 with 0 Comments

Garbage Fires in 'Burning Time' Add to Choking Smog

Monrovia is now midway through the time of burning, a period approximately two months long, starting in January, in which garbage, grass..

February 13, 2013 with 0 Comments
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