Friday, August 08, 2003

and Taylor's successor is ...

Vice president Moses Blah will be the next president of Liberia ... Taylor made his choice on Thursday. But the rebel groups refuse to accept an ally of Taylor as the ruler, even if it is for the interim.

Buried deep in this AP report was the following gem.
At the airport 30 miles from Monrovia, peacekeepers intercepted a plane carrying an arms shipment that landed overnight in defiance of a U.N. arms embargo, according to airport workers, who spoke on condition of anonymity.