“Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (president of Liberia)
“We are not a commodity in the hands of bankers and politicians”; “They do not represent us”; “If you won’t let us dream, we will not let you sleep”; “No hay pan para tanto chorizo.” (“There’s not enough bread for so much sausage”: a pun on the double meaning of chorizo, which means both “sausage” and “crook.”) Weed HIP HOP #HIPHOP JAY Z Kentucky/Liberia hemp market
Liberia Observes World Water Day
Violence erupts in Liberia as police fire on crowds trying to escape from quarantined Ebola zones
blaming the civilians for the fact one of his own soldiers shot this poor child.
Africans, Africans. Look at our skin.
“That’s our continent, we belong to one continent. We may, by virtue of history, have been
divided by certain boundaries and especially by colonialism. But our founding fathers in 1963
showed us the way and we must take up that teaching that we got in 1963. That we are one and we must be united.”
Oh wait! Silly me, the D.E.A. seems to believe pain reduction is not a worthwhile reason for doctors to prescribe opiate based drugs even to dying Americans in hospice centers. Why would I imagine they would care about Africans, some of who might survive and face addiction issues. Sorry, I’m so tired, stressed out, and disturbed by the non-newsworthy ongoing humanitarian disaster in Western Africa it is throwing me off my “game.”XXX
Dr Liu described encounter six pregnant women walking the streets unable to find anyone help them deliver apparently in part do to the few remaining health officials around not wanting to risk an agonizing death of Ebola from encountering patient blood with no available protective gloves and other personal protective equipment. XXXX