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West Point, revisited. Monrovia, Liberia.

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cassava fish

Angeline shows a cassava fish for sale in the fish market on Benson at Mechlin Street. $60 dollar US, Angeline wants me to buy. Too big, I no carry, but I make a photo, ye? Photo $50 dolla US. Ha-ha-ha, … Continue reading

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fishing canoes off Mamba Point, Liberia

Fishermen return to West Point in Monrovia, following the coastline of Liberia past Mamba Point. Most of the returning fishermen have been out overnight, some possibly more than one night.  

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sellin’ catfish

Catfish and crabs from the sea. Fish market, Benson at Mechlin. Monrovia, Liberia.

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Red snapper, Monrovia fish market

Red snapper fresh from the sea. Monrovia fish market, Mechlin and Benson Street.

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dry fish

Monrovia, Liberia. Fish arranged on a box in the Fante’ fishing community of West Point are dried before going to market.

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fishing on the sea

On a morning diffused by harmattan’s dust-laden winds, two canoes with rigged sails head to sea off the Liberian coast for a day of fishing. The dry winds originate in the Sahara Desert, carrying dust cross West Africa into the … Continue reading

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Testimony

Robertsport, Liberia. Inspecting a net on a beached fishing canoe, Testimony plays for a picture. Testimony is 26 years old and in 10th grade of school. He is proud that he can read and shows by scratching words in the … Continue reading

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Ruby King

Westpoint, Monrovia, Liberia. Ruby King, boss-man of Pop canoe, strikes a pose on Fante Beach before heading out to sea for a night of fishing.

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Fante Beach, Westpoint

Monrovia, Liberia.     A hot, sun-filled afternoon sees fish arrive from the sea to Fante Beach in Westpoint. Today, dolphinfish arrive to market.

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