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  Liberia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Republic of Liberia is a country on the west coast of Africa, bordered by Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Côte d'Ivoire.
The history of Liberia as a political entity begins with the arrival of the fl American settlers — the Americo-Liberians, as they were to be known — who established a colony of “free men of color” on its shore in 1822 under the auspices of the American Colonization Society.
Liberia is situated in Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean.
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 Liberia - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Liberia is a country on the west coast of Africa, bordered by Sierra Leone, Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire.
Liberia was settled by freed American slaves in the early 1800s, naming their country for liberty itself.
Liberia declared its independence and became a republic on July 25, 1847, a day now celebrated as independence day.
open-encyclopedia.com /LR   (558 words)

  
 Liberia Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The history of Liberia as a political entity begins with the arrival of the African Americanfl American settlers — the Americo-Liberians, as they were to be known — who established a colony of “free men of color” on its shore in 1822 under the auspices of the American Colonization Society.
Liberia was relatively well-developed economically, at least compared to other African nations, but wide disparities in the distribution of income and public service were continuing sources of unrest.
The country is currently governed by a transitional government in preparation for Liberia elections, 2005elections that are due in October 2005.
www.echostatic.com /Liberia.html   (1378 words)

  
 Liberia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
They named the land "Liberia," which in European langauges and Latin means "Land of the Free".
The in central and western Liberia is the largest ethnic group.
Cuttington University College was established by the (ECUSA) in 1889; its campus is currently located in, (120 miles north of Monrovia).
www.leessummit.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Liberia   (1313 words)

  
 History (from Liberia) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Liberia is bounded by Sierra Leone to the northwest, Guinea to the north, Cote d'Ivoire to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south and west.
It lies along the Liberia River, a tributary of the Tempisque, at the foot of the Cordillera de Guanacaste.
Liberia is a commercial centre for the surrounding agricultural lands on which livestock is raised and fruits, grains, and sugarcane are cultivated.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-203788?tocId=203788   (816 words)

  
 Liberia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Liberia declared its independence and became a republic on July 25, 1847, a day now celebrated asindependence day.
The landscape is characterised by mostly flat torolling coastal plains, which rise to rolling plateau and low mountains in the northeast.
The Kpelle in central and western Liberia is the largestethnic group.
www.therfcc.org /liberia-32918.html   (517 words)

  
 Liberia Costa Rica Info, airport, hotels, tours and transportation
Liberia, Costa Rica, is the capital of sunny Guanacaste Province and the most important city in Costa Rica’s northwest region with a population of approximately 45,000.
Liberia is also an excellent base if you wish to spend an extended period of time in the region or if you are doing bussines in the Guanacaste Province.
Unlike the congested, noisy and sometimes chaotic cities in the central valley, Liberia still retains a small town flavor thanks to its heritage as the centre of Sabanero Culture.
www.liberiacostaricainfo.com   (286 words)

  
 Costa Rica travel Magazine Article Liberia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Welcome to Liberia, the capital of Guanacaste Province and a transportation center of northwestern Costa Rica with its international airport, car rental agencies and hub for bus transportation.
Liberia is also a center for shopping, restaurants, government and utility offices, realtors and building materials.
There are many opportunities in Liberia to learn about Costa Rica’s past and you can begin by visiting this small but impressive museum.
costa-rica-travel-magazine.com /07-01-costa-rica-liberia-city-04-03.htm   (444 words)

  
 Politics of Liberia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
On November 12 1985 former Army Commanding General Thomas invaded Liberia by way of neighboring Sierra Leone and almost succeeded in toppling the of Samuel Doe.
Liberia is still trying to recover from ravages of war.
A good history of Liberia in general and its civil war in particular needs to be written for the general reading public.
www.freeglossary.com /Politics_of_Liberia   (1093 words)

  
 Liberia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
ISN SECUTIRY WATCH (28/10/05) - Liberia’s presidential candidates George Weah and Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf are vying head-to-head to secure the votes of 20...
It has been disclosed in Monrovia that the National Transitional Government of Liberia (NTGL) is experiencing a fifty percent decline in the collection of...
DAKAR, 28 October (IRIN) - The Ivorian government is recruiting soldiers, including children, in neighbouring Liberia to pad its ranks as fears of renewed...
liberia.wikiverse.org   (663 words)

  
 History of Liberia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Whereupon the sovereignty of Liberia was promptly denied, her right to acquire or hold territory questioned, and she was given to understand that the operations of British traders would in future be backed by the British navy.
The suggestion was adopted in Liberia by popular vote, and a convention met on July 26, 1847, adopted a Declaration of Independence and a new Constitution, closely modelled on the corresponding documents of the United States.
Holding Liberia liable for damages received in the territory was a practical admission of her jurisdiction.
www.blackmask.com /thatway/books145c/histli.htm   (15154 words)

  
 Liberia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Nairobi, Kenya,10/28 - Liberia still has enough forest reserve despite the destruction caused by 14 years of civil war, the National Focal Point of the UN...
LIBERIA: Diverse new parliament spells coalition for whoever ends...
MONROVIA, 28 October (IRIN) - With more parties represented in Liberia's new parliament than ever before, the luxury of a majority is something the new...
www.wikiverse.org /liberia   (679 words)

  
 Liberia - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com
''Main article: History_of_Liberia'' Liberia was settled by freed American slaves in the early 1800s, and this is where the country gets its name from.
As a result, Charles Taylor accepted an asylum offer by Nigeria, but vowed: "God willing, I will be back." The country is currently governed by a transitional government in preparation for elections that are due in 2005.
''Main article: Culture_of_Liberia'' Liberia was traditionally noted for its hospitality and academic institutions, cultural skills and arts and craft works.
www.indexsuche.com /Liberia.html   (555 words)

  
 Personal Stories and ACS New Directions: The African-American Mosaic (Library of Congress Exhibition)
The Burkes's letters describing their lives in Liberia show that they relied on the Lees to convey messages to and from relatives still in Virginia, and the letters also reflect affection for their former masters.
After five years in Liberia he wrote that "Persons coming to Africa should expect to go through many hardships, such as are common to the first settlement in any new country.
The "little Martha" referred to was Martha Custis Lee Burke, born in Liberia and named for one of the Lee family.
www.loc.gov /exhibits/african/afam004.html   (1701 words)

  
 Liberia Transportation
The SVC provides tutors with transportation to and from the university...
About $400,000 in state transportation money is being used to pay for both phases of the...
Jeeps stand was based on the appalling transportation amongst the...
www.nation-info.com /Liberia-Transportation.html   (354 words)

  
 Transportation (from Liberia) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The growth of the ability—and need—to transport large quantities of goods or numbers of people over long distances at high speeds in comfort and safety has been an index of civilization and in particular of technological progress.
Transportation movements, combined into various systems and networks, are by way of land, water, and air and by such...
The cost of bringing goods to market was high, and transportation charges were a large part of the final cost of a product.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-55270?tocId=55270   (779 words)

  
 allAfrica.com: Liberia
With more parties represented in Liberia's new parliament than ever before, the luxury of a majority is something the new president, be it soccer legend George Weah or veteran economist Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, can only dream of.
The run-off is due to the fact that none of the 22 presidential candidates acquired the 50 percent plus one vote during the first polling on October 11...
The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) has appealed to the Liberian media to be mindful of their responsibility and avoid provocative language and publication of materials that are based on unfounded rumors.
allafrica.com /liberia   (1016 words)

  
 Liberia bei eLexi - das Onlinelexikon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
\nMain article: History of Liberia Liberia was settled by freed American slaves in the early 1800s, and this is where the country gets its name from.
\nMain article: Geography of Liberia Liberia is situated in Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean.
\nMain article: Culture of Liberia Liberia was traditionally noted for its hospitality and academic institutions, cultural skills and arts and craft works.
www.elexi.de /en/l/li/liberia.html   (808 words)

  
 1Up Travel > Liberia > Travel & Tourism | Tourist Guide to Liberia
Seven years of civil strife were brought to a close in 1996 when free and open presidential and legislative elections were held.
Government and Politics in Liberia - Profiles the country name, government type, administrative divisions, independence, national holiday, constitution, legal system, suffrage, executive, legislative, and judicial branches, political parties and leaders, and a flag description of Liberia.
Transportation in Liberia - Offers statistical details on the railways, highways, waterways, ports & harbors, airports, and other facts on transportation in Liberia
www.1uptravel.com /international/africa/liberia   (429 words)

  
 Transportation Of Liberia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
If you would like to use this flag of Liberia or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this map of Liberia or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this information for Liberia or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
www.appliedlanguage.com /country_guides/liberia_country_transportation.shtml   (197 words)

  
 Transportation Costa Rica Monteverde
The Company Transport Costa Rica Monteverde S.A. offers private transportation or private taxi service to anywhere in Costa Rica with our fleet of comfortable vans and minibus.
All vehicle transport have air-conditioning and are driven by one of our experienced chauffeurs.
Transport Costa Rica Monteverde S.A. Santa Elena, Monteverde and Rohrmoser, San Jose.
www.transportcostarica.net   (338 words)

  
 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » IDP return in Liberia - Update 24
During the reporting period, UNHCR through its implementing partner NRC began the payment of transportation allowance backlog to the remaining returnees’ caseload in Sargbeh IDP camp.
NRC disbursed transportation allowance to 31 household representing 98 families.
The little girl was not given a good chance of survival without an operation and the ARC social worker informed the IDP Unit that many children suffering from this condition often die in Liberia.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/KHII-6EG832?OpenDocument   (815 words)

  
 The Liberian Connection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The National Transitional Government of Liberia (NTGL) - composed of rebel, government, and civil society groups - assumed control in October 2003.
The United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), which maintains a strong presence throughout the country, completed a disarmament program for former combatants in late 2004, but the security situation is still volatile and the process of rebuilding the social and economic structure of this war-torn country remains sluggish.
Civil war and government mismanagement have destroyed much of Liberia's economy, especially the infrastructure in and around Monrovia, while continued international sanctions on diamonds and timber exports will limit growth prospects for the foreseeable future.
www.liberian-connection.com /research.htm   (1452 words)

  
 Fodor's Travel Guides | Forums Messages
Is there transportation from the Liberia airport into a hotel in Liberia, ie.
Liberia airport to Playa Flamingo an hour to an hour and a half.
Then we are picking up a 4x4 rental car in Tamarindo the next day and returning the car in Liberia on our return-same rate as if we had picked up in Liberia.
www.fodors.com /forums/pgMessages.jsp?fid=6&tid=34521763&numresponses=5&start=0   (541 words)

  
 Gheos.com - Travel Information for Liberia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Detailed descriptions from sights and places to visit in Liberia can be found on the site.
Younger audiences might learn simpeler things, for example that the capital of Liberia is Monrovia.
Travelers can look which visas they need, what means of transportation are available and other important information they should know when traveling to Liberia.
www.gheos.com /destinations/liberia.htm   (263 words)

  
 Transportation in Liberia - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Transportation in Liberia - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Transportation in Liberia contains research on
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 Transportation in Liberia -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Transportation in Liberia -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
(The capital and chief port and largest city of Liberia) Monrovia
(A republic in West Africa; established in 1822 by Americans as a way to free negro slaves) Liberia
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/tr/transportation_in_liberia.htm   (279 words)

  
 Liberia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In 2001, the UN imposed sanctions on Liberian diamonds along with an army embargo and a travel ban on government officials for Liberia's support of the rebel insurgency in Sierra Leone.
A civil war in 1989-96 destroyed much of Liberia's economy, especially the infrastructure in and around Monrovia.
Richly endowed with water, mineral resources, forests, and a climate favorable to agriculture, Liberia had been a producer and exporter of basic products, while local manufacturing, mainly foreign owned, had been small in scope.
travel.jdwebpages.com /country-info/Liberia.html   (1218 words)

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