October 16, 2014 in Uncategorized
WASHINGTON â Now, now, letâs not panic.
Yes, we have a second Ebola patient infected after treating the Liberian man who apparently concealed his exposure to this often-fatal disease, but this is no reason to panic.
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January 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
After nine years, the question is still the same.
“‘What are you doing here?’ That’s where it always starts,” said Reggie Tarr, one of the first refugees from Liberia to settle in Grand Forks in 2003. Continue Reading
December 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Three women who fought injustice, dictatorship and sexual violence in Liberia and Yemen accepted the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize today, calling on repressed women worldwide to rise up against male supremacy.
October 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Immigrants, others organize to ease integration into society here
Coming to Grand Forks from Africa “is like jumping on a moving bus and trying to keep your balance,” said Reginald Tarr, 38, from the West African nation of Liberia. Continue Reading
October 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
A group of Liberian opposition parties said today they are pulling out of a recent presidential poll and threatened to refuse the results over allegations that election officials are skewing the outcome in favor of the president. Continue Reading
October 10, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe
Tim Larmouth shares his tale of coming to America
WORTHINGTON America is a land of plenty, according to Tim Larmouth. He’s been in the United States since 2007 after emigrating from his homeland of Liberia at the age of 37. Continue Reading
October 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Africa’s first democratically elected female president, a Liberian campaigner against rape and a woman who stood up to Yemen’s autocratic regime won the Nobel Peace Prize today in recognition of the importance of women’s rights in the spread of global peace. Continue Reading
September 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Armed men from Liberia have killed at least 15 people in attacks on villages along the border over the last two days, Ivory Coast’s defense minister said today. Continue Reading