Monday Aug 18
Liberia: Regional Commerce Ministry Office Warns Traders
The regional office of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Gbarnga, Bong County has strongly blasted business entities and traders taking advantage of the current Ebola situation to increase the prices of basic commodities.
Protestors demand justice in Ferguson killing
Aug. 16, 2014: Demonstrators across Houston are calling for peace in light of the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Gov. Jay Nixon Declares State of Emergency, Imposes Curfew on Ferguson
Amid a gathering of law enforcement, members of the media, protesters and citizens at Greater St. Mark Family Church on Saturday afternoon, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency in Ferguson and imposed a curfew for this evening that will require city streets to be clear between midnight and 5 a.m. In an ongoing effort to calm ... (more)
Governor Cuomo Issues Update on Flood Recovery on Long Island
Earlier this morning, the Governor directed resources to assist Long Island's recovery from the nearly 13 inches of rain that fell between the hours of midnight Tuesday and 7:15 a.m. Wednesday that resulted in flash floods.
Liberia: Traders On State of Emergency
Petty traders at the commercial hub in Red Light, Paynesville, have described the state of emergency imposed by President Ellen Johnson Sirelaf as hell because it places stress on the livelihood of the already starving and economically stranded local population.