Liberia Modern History

Liberia is a country located in Western Africa. With the capital city of Monrovia, Liberia has a population of 5,057,692 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. The years between 1980 and 2003 were the darkest in Liberia’s history, characterized by war and economic mismanagement. A large part of the population saw their existence beaten into waste. Under the warlord and subsequently President Charles Taylor, Liberia came to pose a…

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Liberia Healthcare and Money

Liberia Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required yellow fever 1 Eat Drink 4 – malaria 3 – Typhoid & Polio Yes – cholera 2 Overview Medical care in the country cannot be compared to Europe and is often highly problematic in terms of technology, equipment and/or hygiene. There is a pronounced shortage of medical specialists. Medical care in Monrovia is currently very limited. In an emergency, only the UN Hospital…

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Nobel Peace Prize 2011 Part I

Nobel Peace Prize 2011 2

“Magnificent” – “fantastically important” – “really tinned” – “historical”. There was no shortage of good words when the Nobel Committee announced who would receive the Peace Prize for 2011: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee from Liberia and Tawakkol Karman from Yemen received the prize for their non-violent struggle for a peaceful value. But the Peace Prize has not always emphasized such joy as in 2011. What is the basis…

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