Monrovia

What is Monrovia known for?


complex sports

Broad Street, Monrovia. Attractions in Monrovia include the Liberian National Museum, the Masonic Temple (Masonic Order of Liberia), the Waterside Market, and several beaches. The city also houses Antoinette Tubman Stadium and the Samuel K. Doe Sports Complex (National Complex (Liberia)) sports stadiums. The arena at Samuel K. Doe is one of the largest stadiums in Africa, with seats (stadium seating) for 40,000. The newspaper industry


excellent range

in town. * Greenland (Tubman Boulevard, at ? Street.) Small and a bit dark, but it's the only one '''open on Sundays''' (from about 8AM to noon). Overpriced (but convenient) produce stands in front. * UN Drive Supermarket (Tubman Boulevard, between 15th and 16th Streets). Decent array of imported goods. * Exclusive Supermarket (Tubman Boulevard at 19th Street in Sinkor). A well-stocked supermarket with many imported goods of international standards. Excellent range of spices and Indian


running quot

in '08? . CNN.com. 17 Jan 2006 Mrs. Bush then turned to advocacy during an interview on CNN's ''Larry King Live'' on March 24, 2006, in which she stated that Rice would make an "excellent president," and that she wished Americans could "talk her into running." Larry King Live: Interview with Laura Bush; Panel Discussion on Heart Disease. CNN.com. 24 Mar 2006 However, Mrs. Bush


contemporary studies

States. The militia was first formed when in August 1822 an attack was feared on Cape Mesurado (where Monrovia now is) and the agent of the settlements directed the mobilization of all "able-bodied males into a militia and declared martial law." Amos Sawyer

Sawyer was an interim president of Liberia in the mid 1990s. By 1846, the size of the militia had grown to two regiments. The National Guard was not a high status force: "It was a skeleton brigade of soldiers who were predominantly from the lower


water good

hours price content Excellent and cheap Bangladeshi restaurant in Sinkor. * Self-catering The '''best produce''' (salad, vegetables, herbs, fruit, squash, etc.) can be found on Benson St., around Newport St. Raw '''honey


service based

of the Canal Zone. On 9 October she returned to the Canal Zone for 8 years of service based at Cristóbal (Cristóbal, Panama). She patrolled both coasts of Central America, protecting American interests, transporting various official parties, and paying courtesy calls, returning periodically to Boston for overhaul (wikt:overhaul). Between 20 November and 18 December 1922, she carried relief supplies to earthquake and tsunami victims in Chile. Between November 1925 and June 1926


quot football

published in September 2004 urging him to run, "Football legend George Weah urged to stand for Liberian presidency", AFP, October 3, 2004. announced his candidacy in mid-November 2004 and received a hero's welcome when he arrived in Monrovia later in the month. Terence Sesay, "Presidential candidate Weah takes Monrovia by storm", Deutsche Presse-Agentur, November 24, 2004. Weah won the first round of voting and but lost


large natural

Ebola outbreak Ebola epidemic has been affecting the city. WikiPedia:Monrovia Commons:Category:Monrovia


service based'

of the Canal Zone. On 9 October she returned to the Canal Zone for 8 years of service based at Cristóbal (Cristóbal, Panama). She patrolled both coasts of Central America, protecting American interests, transporting various official parties, and paying courtesy calls, returning periodically to Boston for overhaul (wikt:overhaul). Between 20 November and 18 December 1922, she carried relief supplies to earthquake and tsunami victims in Chile. Between November 1925 and June 1926


local manufacturing

of a democratically-elected government in 2006, some have returned. Richly endowed with water, mineral resources, forests, and a climate favorable to agriculture, Liberia had been a producer and exporter of basic products - primarily raw timber and rubber. Local manufacturing, mainly foreign owned, had been small in scope. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, a Harvard-trained banker and administrator, has taken steps to reduce corruption, build support from international donors, and encourage private investment

Monrovia

'''Monrovia'''

Monrovia is Liberia's cultural, political and financial hub. The body that administers the government of Greater Monrovia District is the Monrovia City Corporation.

Founded in 1822, Monrovia was the first permanent Black American (African American) settlement in West Africa. Monrovia's economy is dominated by its harbour and as the location of Liberia's government offices.

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