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Liberia

(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