Cuba’s Representative Office Abroad
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Secretary General of the Mano River Union Regional Organization visits the Cuban Embassy in Liberia

The Mano River Union is an economic union integration project that was launched by the African countries of Liberia and Sierra Leone in 1973

In the morning hours the Secretary General of the regional organization Mano River Union Her Excellency Ambassador Medina Wesseh Esq, who was received by the head of mission of Cuba in Liberia Mercedes L. Martinez Herrera, visited the headquarters of the Cuban Embassy in the West African country. The atmosphere was…

Cuba’s Representative Office Abroad
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    • Cuba's Head of Mission in Liberia participated in the 200th anniversary of the founding of the African country
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Cuba's Head of Mission in Liberia participated in the 200th anniversary of the founding of the African country

The event took place on Providence Island

Cuba's Head of Mission in Liberia Mercedes L. Martinez Herrera participated together with members of the Cabinet, the diplomatic corps and foreign business executives in the national celebrations on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the founding of the West African country. The event took place on Providence Island,…

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Commending the Actions of the Financial Intelligence Unit of Liberia to Curb Illicit Finance

This is a courageous step forward for Liberia in the fight against transnational money laundering

We applaud the actions of the Financial Intelligence Unit of Liberia in its designation of Korlane Investments Liberia LLC as a high-risk money laundering shell company.  This is a courageous step forward for Liberia in the fight against transnational money laundering. We also commend the Inter-Ministerial Committee for approving these actions. Recognizing corruption’s…

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After Regional Intervention: Liberia’s Medical Team Returns Home

A team of Health Practitioners from the Ministry departed the country to buttress doctors and nurses of Sierra Leone’s efforts amid an explosion of gas tanker

A conglomeration of health practitioners from the Ministry of Health including a representative from Partner In Health has returned from Sierra Leone, following their intervention into the catastrophic injuries of several persons, who were involved into explosion of gas tanker. Earlier, on Friday, November 12, 2021, a team of Health…

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Liberia: UN expert calls for probe into suspected ritualistic killings

At least 10 people have been killed in unclear circumstances in 2021

A UN human rights expert today called on the Liberian Government to promptly investigate a series of killings that have occurred this year, some of which have reportedly been linked to ritualistic practices. At least 10 people have been killed in unclear circumstances in 2021, including five in September reportedly…

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    • Women’s rights organization, Equality Now, urges EAC Chairperson President Uhuru Kenyatta and ECOWAS Chairperson President Akufo-Addo to scale up efforts to end cross-border FGM in their Regional Economic Communities (4)
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Women’s rights organization, Equality Now, urges EAC Chairperson President Uhuru Kenyatta and ECOWAS Chairperson President Akufo-Addo to scale up efforts to end cross-border FGM in their Regional Economic Communities

Cross-border Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) was widespread in East and West Africa where lack of regional monitoring and data mechanisms on the cross-border practice remains

Leading women’s rights organization, Equality Now (www.EqualityNow.org), has called on Kenya’s President and Chairperson of the East African Community, Uhuru Kenyatta, and Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, who chairs the Economic Community of West African States to marshal their peers into prioritizing efforts to end the practice of Female…

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Communities Across three Nations to Benefit from Enhanced Coordination of Climate Action

The agreement aims to improve cooperation and avoid duplication across climate-related programmes and activities underway in Malawi, Nepal and Liberia

The United Nations Capital Development Fund and the NDC Partnership have signed a new agreement that promises to deliver accelerated results under countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions, following urgent calls for action expressed by many nations at COP26. The agreement, signed by UNCDF through the Local Climate Adaptive Living Facility, LoCAL,…

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Deputy Chief Maybury Supports the 16 Days Campaign and World AIDS Day on ELBC Radio

USAID Health Office Director Healey spoke about how the United States, through the President’s Emergency Program for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), is assisting Liberia in achieving sustained epidemic control of HIV

On December 1, Deputy Chief of Mission Joel Maybury and USAID Health Office Director Jessica Healey joined the Super Morning Show on LBS Radio to discuss the ongoing 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence campaign and World AIDS Day.  They join the diplomatic community, the Government of Liberia, and civil society organizations in…

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Merck Foundation releases two new songs ‘Girl Can’ and ‘Yes, You Can’ to support girls' education and mark the International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls

Merck Foundation continues its efforts to raise awareness about violence against females, empowering girls and women through education

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) also released a story book for children ‘Not Who You Are’, a story of a young couple – Mukama and Amina that experienced Gender Based Violence, overcame it, and decided to move along together to spend a happy and content life; Merck Foundation continues its efforts to…

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Ambassador McCarthy Visits Embassy-funded COVID Prevention Mural in West Point

Gono received a grant from the U.S. Embassy public affairs section to paint four murals depicting how to prevent the spread of and protect yourself against the COVID-19 virus

On Sunday, October 17, Ambassador Michael McCarthy and Sandra McCarthy visited the West Point township to view a new mural by Monrovian artist Patrick Gono and his team. The mural shows our shared fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and how to prevent a resurgence of it in Liberia. Gono received a grant from…