Tag Archives: Liberia

Sititunga taken from the wild

“Buy my red deer?” Two young men approached as I passed on the street. The unfortunate Sititunga calf was hot, dehydrated, and nearly frightened to death. Doubly unfortunate, its mother was likely killed either by snare or gun, and this calf … Continue reading

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beware the country devil

“Wen de devil come fron een de bush, yor wa ain een de Poro muh go eenside yo hus befo he kesh you!” (Cracking the Code). A country devil, allegedly from Nimba County, Liberia, passing on the street in Sinkor, … Continue reading

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post Election, Liberia

After Election Day, Liberians get back to business. And sports.

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October 10, 2017, Election Day, Liberia.

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political rally, Monrovia, Liberia

Friday, October 6, 2017 As a non-voting foreign resident of Monrovia, I make no endorsements of candidates.

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election excitement, Monrovia, Liberia

With Presidential and Representative elections scheduled for Tuesday, October 10, enthusiasm fills the streets of Monrovia. Parades, rallies, leaflets, megaphones on motorbikes, all focus is on their candidate to elect. Voter registration, which took place in February, 2017, issued voter … Continue reading

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beach tumbling

Bustin’ up the beach in New Kru Town, Monrovia, Liberia. Bird-man carves a flight path above Florida Beach.

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Redemption Beach football

In for the point. Football at Redemption Beach in Monrovia, Liberia.

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New Kru Town, Bushrod Island, Monrovia

JUMP! Kids tumble from a sand bank on Florida Beach in New Kru Town, a borough of estimated 75,000 on the northwest corner of Bushrod Island, Monrovia, Liberia. School’s out for summer break in New Kru Town. The summer rains leave … Continue reading

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West Point, Monrovia, Liberia

This peninsula community in the heart of Monrovia lies between Mamba Point and the Mesurado River on the inland side, and the Atlantic Ocean. The sand peninsula encompasses approximately 4 square kilometers and is home to 75,000 people. Many parts … Continue reading

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