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2011-03-08 07:05:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "In Liberia, women are a major driver of positive change," says ChildFund President and CEO Anne Lynam Goddard. She recently visited the country, where ChildFund has worked since 2003. She met with the country's president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first female ever elected president of an African nation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/CFLOGO) Liberia is slowly recovering from a 13-year brutal civil war and now...

2010-10-28 00:00:44

Governments Leverage Government Resource Planning (GRP) Solutions to Enhance Budget Transparency and Accountability Ottawa, Canada (Vocus) October 27, 2010 FreeBalance, a global Government Resource Planning (GRP) software company, announced that three of its government customers: Afghanistan, Liberia and Mongolia, have been recognised by the International Budget Partnership (IBP) for substantially increasing their levels of budget transparency in the IBP Open Budget Survey (OBS). In the...

2010-09-07 09:16:00

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies (RLJ), embarked on the highly anticipated Delta Air Lines new flight service from the United States to Monrovia, Liberia, making the airline the leading U.S. carrier operating flights to Africa. The inaugural flight commenced on September 4th and is the only direct flight service that will be offered from the U.S. to the African country. (Logo:...

2010-08-30 14:00:00

MONROVIA, Liberia, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Liberia Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA) today announced the successful implementation of cooperative efforts to enhance aviation security. Flights between the United States and Liberia could begin as early as fall 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO)...

2010-05-25 12:30:00

ATLANTA, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced new service between Atlanta and Monrovia, Liberia, expanding the airline's position as the leading U.S. carrier operating flights to Africa. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO) The new service, which is scheduled to begin Sept. 4, will connect Delta's hub at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Roberts International Airport in Monrovia with a stop in Accra,...

2010-04-12 15:34:00

BETHESDA, Md., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The RLJ Companies, LLC ("RLJ"), an innovative business network founded by Robert L. Johnson, and Global Building Solutions, LLC, ("GBS") a structured insulated panel (SIP) manufacturer and international design build group, through their Haiti subsidiaries, have formed a joint venture, Caribbean Opportunity Holdings, to provide an engine for development in North Haiti. Caribbean Opportunity Holdings will establish a presence in Northern Haiti to...

2009-10-20 21:23:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Revenue Watch Institute congratulates the government of Liberia and national civil society and industry leaders on the country's formal validation this month by the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, a global standard for disclosure and responsible management of oil and mineral wealth. "As the first African country deemed compliant by the EITI, Liberia has proven that governments in Africa's resource-rich nations can maintain...

2009-09-25 11:32:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week at the annual Clinton Global Initiative in New York, Women's Campaign International (WCI) made a three-year long commitment to empower rural Liberian women to take an active role in the redevelopment of their communities. As Liberia emerges from more than a decade of civil war, many reconstruction projects have been set into motion throughout the country; but too often, rural women are marginalized from this process. WCI will offer...

2009-08-26 08:30:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Star Resources Corp. (TSX-V; GXX; OTC Bulletin Board: GXXFF; www.goldstarresources.com) today announced that Peter G. Wilson, President of Hana Mining Ltd. (TSXV:HMG), and Robert G. Dinning, a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Paramount Gold & Silver Corp. have joined GXX's Board of Directors. Mr. Wilson has extensive experience in project development, finance and contract negotiations, as well as strategic planning...

2009-08-04 06:45:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- "U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's trip beginning today through August 11th in Africa is part of an Obama White House energy resources strategy to offset China's growing economic clout on the African continent," said Patrick Morris, President and CEO of Gold Star Resources Corp. (TSX-V; GXX; OTC Bulletin Board: GXXFF), a Canadian-based company focused on the strategic acquisition of highly prospective oil and gas projects in West Africa. "China...


Latest Liberia Reference Libraries

Pygmy Hippopotamus, Choeropsis liberiensis or Hexaprotodon liberiensis
2012-09-05 10:16:33

The pygmy hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis or Hexaprotodon liberiensis), also known as the pygmy hippo, is native to western areas of Africa. Its range includes Liberia, with smaller populations occurring in Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. It prefers a habitat in swamps and forests, where a body of water is available to keep its skin moisturized. It is a semi-aquatic creature, and can perform tasks such as breeding or giving birth in the water or on land. The pygmy hippo is...

Zebra Tilapia, Tilapia buttikoferi
2009-07-04 15:57:53

The Zebra tilapia (Tilapia buttikoferi) is a fish inhabitant to West Africa, specifically Liberia. This fish is an African tilapiine cichlid. The Zebra tilapia is a freshwater fish that is inclined to streams and rivers. For both aquatic and nutritious reasons, this fish has been imported and bred all over the world. The Zebra tilapia is a stunning cichlid. It is usually white or yellow with black stripes. This fish varies from light to black based on its mood. The stripes seem to fade...

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2007-03-30 00:39:53

Tilapia buttikoferi is an African tilapiine cichlid fish that can be found mainly in West Africa, more specifically Liberia. They are freshwater fish that tend to live in rivers and streams. People have imported and bred these fish throughout the world for both aquatic and nutritious purposes. One spawn can supply an entire city, so breeding these fish is an easy process. The tilapia is a beautiful specimen. The fish is typically yellow or white with black stripes and can vary from very...

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2007-03-26 18:06:20

Anomalochromis thomasi is a species of fish in the family Cichlidae, the only species in the genus Anomalochromis. It is a small cichlid growing to a length of 2.36 to 3.15 in (6 to 8 cm). The natural habitat of A. thomasi is Sierra Leone and Liberia, mainly in smaller streams. The fish are typically found in slightly acidic, oxygen rich water with other West African cichlid genera such as Hemichromis and Pelvicachromis.

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2007-01-19 19:21:25

Long-nosed cusimanse or common cusimanse (Crossarchus obscurus) is a small, diurnal member of the mongoose family. It is sometimes referred to as a dwarf mongoose. Description The long-nosed cusimanse has a vaguely weasel-shaped body with dark brown fur that is thick. It has a wiry texture down the back, and is fine and soft on the underside. It has short legs. It has a short, relatively stiff tail, long claws, small ears, small, dark colored eyes, and an elongated nose. Adult size...

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