Tag Archives: George Bush

Krua Calls for Visa Waiver for Liberians in the Diaspora

The president of the Universal Human Rights International, Torli Krua, is calling on President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to issue an executive order granting visa waivers to thousands of Liberians in the diaspora, to facilitate their return to the country to invest into the economic.

OP-ED: The Impact of Donald Trump’s Presidency on Liberia and African Job Creation

In January 2006, after the swearing-in of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf—the first woman elected to be president of any African country—the hope of many Liberians after years of civil turmoil was anchored to her education; experience; international leverages; and political, economic and social ability.

OP-ED: Michelle Obama’s Visit Follows Historical Template of Superficial US Engagement in Liberia

On Monday, Michelle Obama, with daughters Malia and Sasha in tow, touches down in Liberia for a day. The US first lady will not set foot in the capital, her two public events will be at a school in Unification Town and at the Peace Corps training facility in Kakata. No sooner will the Obama’s have arrived and they will be on their way to Morocco.

City of Boston Declares Day for Liberian Human Rights Advocate

The co-founder of The Bush Chicken, Torli Krua, who was instrumental in lobbying with congressmen and policymakers in the United States to increase the quota of refugees from Africa, has been recognized for his humanitarian work.