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2009-06-29 13:38:00

MONROVIA, Liberia, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Building Solutions (Liberia) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Building Solutions (GBS) of Charleston, South Carolina, is embarking on a major housing development project in post-conflict Liberia. In a direct response to the call of Her Excellency, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, for Liberians in the Diaspora to return home and help in the rebuilding of Liberia, GBS is addressing one of the many challenges faced by those who seek...

2009-06-29 08:30:00

Canadian Oil Firm Is A "Stepping Stone Into Africa" for Investors, Says CEO To Wall Street Transcript VANCOUVER, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patrick Morris, CEO of Gold Star Resources Corp. (TSX-V; GXX; OTC Bulletin Board: GXXFF; www.goldstarresources.com) sees his Canadian-based oil and gas exploration company as a "stepping stone into Africa" for investors. Morris made that statement in a news interview today with The Wall Street Transcript, a New York City financial news weekly...

2009-06-25 08:30:00

Liberian Energy Company Acquisition Supports Oil Company's Strategy VANCOUVER, June 25 Gold Star Resources Corp.'s (TSX-V: GXX; OTC Bulletin Board: GXXFF; www.goldstarresources.com) recent acquisition of International Resource Strategies Liberia Energy Inc. (IRSLE) boosts the Canadian oil exploration firm's plans to develop new hydrocarbon deposits in Liberia. Gold Star Resources announced on June 12th that it has officially acquired IRSLE. Gold Star Resources is the first Canadian junior...

2009-06-18 08:30:00

Canadian Oil Company Announces Humanitarian Aid Goals for Liberia, West Africa VANCOUVER, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The people in Liberia, West Africa, will soon benefit from a Canadian oil company's humanitarian program that will focus on providing medical assistance to that part of the African continent. Gold Star Humanitarian Society (GSHS), a West African aid group organized within Gold Star Resources Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: GXXFF; TSX-V; GXX; www.goldstarresources.com),...

2009-05-21 18:55:00

Fortress Group, in Partnership with Liberian Business Partner imports a shipload of Cement MONROVIA, Liberia, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than four decades of dominance of the Liberian cement market by a single company, a milestone was dramatically accomplished in Liberia on Monday May 18, when the first shipment of 12,500 mt of high grade cement entered the Liberian Port, with another shipload of 25,000 mt scheduled to arrive in June and every month thereafter. The deal was made...

2009-05-19 08:30:00

VANCOUVER, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Star Resources Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: GXXFF; TSX-V; GXX) http://www.goldstarresources.com announced today the launch of a non-profit entity called Gold Star Humanitarian Society as part of the Canadian company's commitment to contributing to the social welfare of the Liberian people throughout its resource exploration permit area within the Roberts and Bassa Basins of south coastal Liberia. GXX, based in Vancouver, BC, is focused on...

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2009-04-17 11:49:46

The U.S. Treasury congratulated Liberia Friday for its success in negotiating its way out of about $1.2 billion in outstanding private sector debt. Liberia convinced creditors to accept $38 million -- including a $5 million contribution from the United States made last month -- to reduce its debt at a rate of about 3 cents on the dollar, the Treasury said in a statement. With a relatively modest investment, the United States is supporting Liberia's efforts to become a self-sufficient and...

2009-04-07 14:54:00

MONROVIA, Liberia, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Liberia Civil Aviation Authority announced today a plan to enhance aviation security. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) The two entities signed a Joint Statement of Intent for the development and enhancement of aviation security initiatives, including plans to conduct assessments, develop aviation security programs...

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2009-02-07 14:00:18

Four West African nations are fighting together against a species of caterpillars decimating crops in the area, a statement released on Saturday said. The agriculture ministers from Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Ivory Coast have joined together to look into Achaea Catocaloides caterpillars, which have laid serious waste to many of their crops. The caterpillars have devastated areas of central Liberia and southern Guinea, and other countries in the area are worried that the damage will...

2009-01-23 17:58:27

Hordes of caterpillars are destroying crops and vegetation in northern Liberia, posing a threat to food security, the United Nations said. The situation in Liberia is a national emergency and likely will escalate into a regional crisis involving Guinea, Sierra Leone and Cote d'Ivoire, Winfred Hammon, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization representative, said in a news release. The agency has created a task force to assess the situation, prepare an action plan and develop medium- and...


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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