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Liberia's Leymah Gbowee: The power of the powerless

...country's armies but its people.In 2001, Liberia was in the grip of a civil war that had...opposition to his policies. The men of Liberia, even those who wanted the war to end...peace.In Gbowee's view, the women of Liberia had been pushed to their limits; pushing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-10-12/liberias-leymah-gbowee-power-powerles
Opinion
Gimme a Smile: Call me if you can

...my friend in Bombay (oops, it's Mumbai now - my, how time flies!) She was coming from a stint in the Peace Corps in Liberia, and I was flying from New York City. Our brilliant plan, arranged by letter, no less, (remember, e-mail was also...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-02/gimme-smile-call-me-if-you-can
Neighbors
Search for missing crewman suspended

...was missing. The container ship also issued a call for help from any vessels in the area. The 792-foot Cap Gilbert is a Liberia-flagged vessel sailing from Ningbo, China, to Manzino, Mexico. The crew member is from Myanmar, also called Burma.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012810/reg_555996135.shtml
regional
Drawing ballot lines

...write her name and fill in the oval beside it. But a Murkowski candidacy as a Libertarian would be like a ship registered in Liberia - a flag of convenience, and that would demean both candidate and party. If Lisa Murkowski, who plans to announce her decision...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091710/opi_708914817.shtml
Opinion
Remains of missing man found in Pennsylvania

...Zinza says his brother never got on the plane from Cleveland to Boston. Thomas Zinza was a disabled veteran who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. He served in Panama and Liberia and had lived in Fairbanks for seven years.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101110/reg_718909876.shtml
Regional News
High gold prices sparking a new kind of gold fever

...are relentless." Keene said he had just hung up with a client in Sierra Leone. He ships worldwide, and his business in Liberia, Tanzania, Ivory Coast and Mali is booming. Gold has been hovering above $600 an ounce since mid-April and people from...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053106/sta_20060531008.shtml
News
In the stacks: Young adult fiction on the shelves

...Bushmen, and finds a sense of belonging she's never known before. An orphaned monkey wins the heart of an American woman in Liberia. And a former child-soldier from Sierra Leone finds peace and purpose in Los Angeles. "Down the Rabbit Hole," by Peter...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102805/boo_20051028026.shtml
Books
This Day in History

...Rome, New York, ended in fires and looting. In 2003, President Bush ordered U.S. troops into position off the coast of Liberia to support the arrival of a West African peacekeeping force, as renewed violence in the capital brought despairing pleas for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072504/sta_history.shtml
News
U.S. government displays hypocrisy

...of the world dislikes us as a country? If we can avoid interfering in the internal conflicts of countries such as Rwanda, Liberia, Eritrea and Ethiopia, then why is it that we constantly have to be involved in the affairs of Israel and the West Bank and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021006/let_20060210005.shtml
Opinion
Brewster begins work with Forest Service's research station

...economics and policy from Michigan State University. He also spent two years working as a forester with the Peace Corps in Liberia. The PNW Research Station is headquartered in Portland, Oregon. It has 11 laboratories and centers located in Alaska, Oregon...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060610/nei_649787197.shtml
Neighbors

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