After President George Weah delivered his third annual State of the Nation Address on Monday, January 27, the Collaborating Political Parties (comprising of the All Liberian Party, the Alternative National Congress, Liberty Party, and Unity Party), issued a response. The response was delivered by Alexander B. Cummings, the political leader of the Alternative National Congress, on January 28.
It is no surprise that Liberian voters are fascinated by the political newcomer, Alexander Cummings. Almost everything Cummings says makes sense. But should Liberians trust him for the job?
Mining operations degrade the environment through soil erosion, water contamination, air pollution, and often deforestation. These can lead to respiratory illnesses and heavy metal poisoning for nearby residents, sedimentation, and loss of arable land, while depleting valuable finite resources.
At least 16 opposition political parties have affixed their signatures to a formal declaration for a possible coalition in the upcoming 2017 presidential election, following a one-day summit in Ganta on Saturday, September 17.
On Dec. 7, the Coca-Cola Company announced that Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Alexander B. Cummings will retire March 31, 2016.