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2015 Press Releases

  • United States of America - Liberia Relationship

    The U.S.-Liberia relationship dates back nearly 200 years and is stronger than ever as we continue working together to get to zero Ebola cases. Liberia, under the leadership of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has emerged from over a decade of war to be a key champion of democracy, peace, and development. The U.S. is Liberia’s leading partner, having invested over $1 billion in bilateral assistance since 2003. 

  • Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    On Friday, February 27, President Obama will welcome President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia to the White House. President Sirleaf’s visit comes at a time of critical cooperation between the United States and Liberia. As President Obama announced last week, the United States is moving to the next phase of its Ebola response, which will be characterized by an intensive effort to reach zero Ebola cases in West Africa.  

  • U.S. Embassy Announces Resumption of Medical Examinations for Immigrant and Diversity Visas Applicants

    Monrovia, February 13, 2015 – The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce that medical examinations for all immigrant visa and diversity visa applicants will resume in Liberia on February 16, 2015. A medical examination completed by an approved panel physician is a requirement for all immigrant and diversity visa applications.