Liberia

Dr. Patricia Henwood walking in front of the Obstetrics ward at Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Kigali (CHUK) – one of the main teaching hospitals in Rwanda where she teaches ultrasound.  (credit: HUP)

Penn Doctor Heads To Liberia To Help With Ebola Crisis

Dr. Patricia Henwood is packing her bags. On Thursday, she’ll board a plane bound for Liberia.

10/15/2014

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Local Church Holds Donation Drive To Help Liberians Struggling With Ebola Virus

Congregants of the Enon Tabernacle Baptist church in Mt. Airy held a donation drive Saturday to collect items to help Liberians who are struggling with the spread of the Ebola virus.

10/11/2014

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More Ebola Screening To Begin At 5 U.S. Airports

The government will begin taking the temperatures of travelers from West Africa arriving at five U.S. airports as part of a stepped-up response to the Ebola epidemic.

10/08/2014

(Lists of prayer requests sit at the alter of the Victory Harvest Fellowship International Church, 2536 South 59th St., in South Philadelphia.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Liberian Church Community in Philadelphia Rallies For Afflicted Countrymen

“This has been a rough year,” said Nora Solo at a church service in South Philadelphia. “The children died in the fire, and then Ebola is going on.”

08/06/2014

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British Airways Suspends All Flights To 2 African Countries Stricken By Ebola

On Tuesday, the company announced on its website that it would be discontinuing flights to and from both Liberia and Sierra Leone until Aug. 31st, 2014.

08/05/2014

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U.S. Warns Against Travel To Countries Hit By Ebola

The travel advisory issued Thursday applies to non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

07/31/2014

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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

07/31/2014

(Nigerian ambassador Jeremiah Sulunteh, with orange necktie, meets with members of Philadelphia City Council and community members affected by the Gesner Street tragedy.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Liberian Ambassador to US Meets With Philadelphia City Council Over Fatal Fire

Ambassador Sulunteh was critical of Mayor Nutter, specifically the mayor’s claim that the some in the Liberian community have spread misinformation about the fire department’s response time.

07/09/2014

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Liberian Senate Candidate Held In US Fraud Case

A federal judge has ordered a 69-year-old man held without bail pending trial on charges he lied to get U.S. citizenship, failing to disclose a role in a rebel group federal authorities allege committed atrocities in Liberia in the early 1990’s.

05/16/2014

Former Congresswoman Marjorie Margolies (credit: Women's Campaign International)

Former Congresswoman Takes Her Philadelphia-Based Women’s Project To World Stage

In addition to world leaders meeting at the United Nations, the Clinton Global Initiative is also having its annual meeting in New York City. A former area Congresswoman is meeting and greeting to further her cause.

09/25/2012

Naturalized citizens raise their right hands to pledge their allegiance to the Unites States. (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

US Welcomes New Citizens During Naturalization Ceremony At Congress Hall

Standing proudly with their right hands in the air, men and women from 20 countries, including Liberia, Ukraine, India and Mexico, took the oath of citizenship pledging allegiance to the United States of America.

07/01/2011

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