This Blog serves as two things: a photo-diary of our lives between 2007 and mid 2011, when we saw some incredible things and met some amazing people; and a reflection of our more normal lives since then.

Saturday, 12 December 2009

Work permits in Liberia

In September, Liberia's Ministry of Labor issued Regulation #17 of the Labor Practices Law of Liberia, increasing the fee for a non-Liberian Work Permit from US$450 to US$1,000, in a bid to keep non-Liberian "store boys" out of the country and provide jobs for Liberians only. I'm not sure that's the best way to help their economy...maybe Liberia should be attracting more foreigners to open more businesses...For full article click here. Olly

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