After being here since mid-December, I was supposed to depart last evening for Brussels and then on to the US. A mechanical problem cancelled the flight so I have an unexpected additional day here – to host a birthday party for my namesake Deborah who turns 10 on Tuesday. Joy!
It has been an extraordinary time in Liberia! I was here for the US Presidential Election and Inauguration. I was here for the recent Liberia Presidential Election which concluded on December 26, 2017 and Inauguration last month. Great uncertainty and tribalism on both sides of the Atlantic. What is going on in the world??