I write you today to shed light on the current state of Liberia – a nation that has seen both joy and despair, laughter and tears.

As we approach the upcoming elections on October 10 Elections in Liberia, we must acknowledge the challenges faced by our beloved country and work together to find sustainable solutions.

Before we move on, let me ask my fellow Liberians:

Is it Weah or Boakai for October 10?

Amb. Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Sr.

The Joy of Liberia:

http://Dear Liberians and the World, – I write you today to shed light on the current state of Liberia – a nation that has seen both joy and despair, laughter and tears.

Despite the difficulties, Liberia has experienced moments of joy and progress. The country has made significant strides in rebuilding its infrastructure and improving access to education and healthcare. The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) recently reported that Liberia’s Human Development Index (HDI) has increased, indicating an improvement in the overall well-being of its citizens [^1]This positive development is a testament to the resilience and determination of the Liberian people.

The Cries of Liberia:

However, we cannot ignore the cries of Liberia. Poverty and unemployment continue to plague our nation, leaving many without necessities. According to a report by the World Bank, over 50% of Liberians live below the poverty line, struggling to make ends meet [^2]. The lack of economic opportunities has resulted in social unrest and frustration among the population.

The Impact on Liberians:http://The Impact on Liberians:http://Is George Weah or Joseph Nyumah Boakai for October 10/2023.

The challenges faced by Liberia have had a profound impact on its people. The Ebola outbreak, which ravaged our nation from 2014 to 2016, claimed thousands of lives and left many families devastated. The emotional and psychological scars of this tragedy still linger within our communities. Additionally, the lack of access to quality education and healthcare has hindered the development of our youth, limiting their potential and opportunities for a brighter future.


– [^1] UNDP Human Development Index: https://hdr.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/LBR

– [^2] World Bank Poverty Assessment: http://documents.worldbank.org/…/126787-PN-PUBLIC-PAD…

As we prepare for the upcoming elections, we must choose leaders who are committed to addressing these issues head-on. We must elect individuals who will prioritize the well-being of the Liberian people, tackle corruption, and promote economic growth for the benefit of all.

In conclusion, Liberia stands at a crossroads, where both joy and sorrow coexist. It is through unity, resilience, and a shared commitment to progress that we can overcome our challenges and build a better future for all Liberians. Let us come together, vote wisely, and work towards a Liberia that brings joy and prosperity to every citizen.


Julius Howard

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