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Not a former colony?

May 22, 2009

ArcelorMittal says delays Liberia iron ore mine

ArcelorMittal is a key investor in the poor former British colony, whose President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has made attracting foreign investment into its natural resources a centrepiece of her efforts to rebuild the country after a 1989-2003 civil war.

Liberia was not a former British colony. Please correct your reporter’s mistake in this story.

M.K.

We should be better than that at our history. We corrected the reference: GBU Editor

Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, DC, April 16, 2009.
REUTERS/Larry Downing

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