Liberia: Rice Price Hike: Let the Poor Breathe

THIS IS NOT the best of times for Liberian families, who have had to adopt bizarre cost-cutting measures to cope with the recent hardship occasioned by the hike in the price of rice, the country’s staple food.

SEVERAL OF THEM continue to lament that their income could no longer take care of their daily needs, adding that the price of rice has almost doubled in the market.

IN RECENT MONTHS, food prices have been on the rise across Liberia. The situation has deteriorated due to the free fall of the…


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