TITLE

MAMBA KINGS

AUTHOR(S)
Hammer, Joshua
PUB. DATE
June 1996
SOURCE
New Republic;6/10/96, Vol. 214 Issue 24, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an article about the violence and civil war in Monrovia, Liberia in April 1996. Efforts of entrepreneurs Alex Willoughby and Shawi Bsaibes in protecting their businesses in the city; Role of warlord Roosevelt Johnson in the violence in the region; Strategy used by Bsaibes to keep his hotel from being looted by the government militia.
ACCESSION #
9605287746

 

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