For the first time the U.S. State Department has placed three international fellows in an LGBT organization as a part of a newly launched professional development program...Luis Melgarejo from Bolivia, Tovian Estella Nelson from Liberia, and Sam Muhumuza from Uganda....

February 26, 2011

A high power United States Trade Delegation, headed by Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, Ambassador Demetrios Marantis, arrived in Liberia on yesterday on a four-day visit. The American Trade Delegation is in the country to acquaint itself with trade relations between Liberia and the United States.

The Public Diplomacy Section (PDS) of the U.S. Embassy, in collaboration with the Liberian Ministry of Education, launched the “2011 Liberia National Spelling Bee” on September 17, 2010. According to a press release from the Embassy, its PDS will also partner with Essence Communications Ltd., an educational promoter based in Accra, Ghana...

Fourteen Liberian entrepreneurs departed Liberia to participate in a training program funded by the U.S. Department of State and implemented by Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Captain Gabrielle Caldara, of USARAF's command surgeon's office and Major Mike Walter of USAMRU-K joined for a weeklong partnership in Monrovia, Liberia. Their goal was to assess the AFL's laboratory needs to look for ways that U.S. Army medical personnel can help their Liberian counterparts, Caldara said.