The new Central Bank of Liberia’s executive governor-designate, Aloysius Tarlue, told senators on Thursday, Dec. 5 that he will work to restore public trust in the banking sector in the aftermath of a series of scandals involving the bank.
The George Weah-led government may be unable to pay civil servants for the Christmas holiday season, as Senate President Pro Tempore Albert Chie suggested that the government would be unable to stabilize salary payments until February 2020.
Helene Cave, the European Union ambassador to Liberia, says Liberia needs to join more than 100 other countries and abolish the death penalty.
The NGO Coalition of Liberia is urging President George Weah to avoid direct interference with issues arising from community forestry activities across the country.
Several lawmakers within the House of Representatives are threatening to remove House Speaker Bhofal Chambers and Deputy Speaker Prince Moye for refusing to reduce their salary and benefits.
Members of the House of Representatives have voted to withdraw President George Weah’s reform proposals.
The Liberian Senate has closed its regular session for the second sitting of the 54th legislature.
The House of Representatives has passed the National Remuneration and Standardization Act of 2019, which aims to standardize pay and benefits across all three branches of government.