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LIBERIA: VERY RICH, OR VERY POOR

Tecee Boley

MONROVIA—It is after 8 o’clock in the evening on the Barnersville estate, a low-income housing project on the outskirts of the capital of Liberia. The entire area is dark. A few candles illuminate small shops along the road. A path … More

Victims of the war in Liberia are surfacing in mass graves. Clothing was found at the James Spriggs Payne airport. photo credit: Tetee GebroRead Watch Listen

In Liberia, Bones of War Victims Surfacing in Mass Graves

Tetee Gebro, Fabine Kwiah, Wade Williams, Emily Schmall

MONROVIA, Liberia — On Wednesday, Liberians will honor the memory of two former presidents, William Tolbert and his successor, Samuel K. Doe, slain during two decades of fighting that started with a 1980 military coup. The exact whereabouts of the … More

Charles Taylor. Photo Credit: Jerry Lampen, APRead Watch Listen

As Charles Taylor’s War Crimes Trial Nears End, Many Liberians Hope for His Return

Emily Schmall and Mae Azango

MONROVIA, Liberia — With President Charles Taylor’s war crimes trial in The Hague nearing an end after three years, many Liberians hope he will be brought home — to a hero’s welcome. Take Fasu Donzo, a lanky motorbike taxi driver. … More