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Investigation faults Liberian agency protecting rainforest

Jan. 24, 2023 23:09 PM EST

An independent investigation into logging in the Liberian rainforest found illegal operations “on a significant scale," with multiple missteps or breaches of law by the government agency charged with protecting those forests, according to a copy of the report obtained by The Associated Press. ...

Liberia President Weah to watch son Tim and US at World Cup

Nov. 15, 2022 05:03 AM EST

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — George Weah never got to play at the World Cup despite being one of soccer's greats. He's making sure he doesn't miss his son's opportunity. Weah, who is now the president of Liberia, is planning to be at the World Cup in Qatar to hopefully watch his son,...