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Monrovia, Liberia. News fit to print.

Proofing a story of the Liberian President’s financial web of intrigue, Alfred Sirleaf reads the news he has painstakingly printed letter by letter in chalk on message boards of the Daily Talk kiosk at 24th and Tubman in Sinkor. Sirleaf often … Continue reading

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Camp Alpha Town, Liberia

Late-afternoon in Camp Alpha Town, the furnace of midday heat dissolving in an atmosphere of haze. We return from a day in the forest, hot, sweaty, dehydrated. To the village house of Chief Jusu Dunar we trudge like weary soldiers, … Continue reading

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Liberia Presidential Election, illustrated

Monrovia, Liberia. The Daily Talk, an outdoor newspaper on chalkboard with behind the scenes (and subjective) reporting. Present commentary addresses the recent Presidential election in Liberia. 24th and Tubman, Sinkor.

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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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