Day: July 15, 2019

Liberia: The Importance of the Liberian Diaspora – Have the Chickens Come Home to Roost?

“There exists a prevailing perception among Liberians, that when a Liberian becomes a naturalized US citizen, the individual loses his Liberian citizenship,”

By Edmund Zar-Zar Bargblor


The African Star, (an African on online news organ), reported that on July 9, 2019, in the “wake of Liberia’s crippling economic situation, where the country’s Finance Minister Samuel Tweah is apparently hoping that remittances from Diasporas will salvage the country’s failing economy.Minister Tweah said recently that all remittances to individuals in Liberia, through Western Union, MoneyGram and other foreign transfer agencies, be paid to the recipients in the Liberian dollars.”

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