MONROVIA, Aug. 22 -- Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, August 20 locked themselves up to begin what sources say was an acrimonious debate on the amendment of sections of the 1986 Constitution of Liberia.

At a presidential

and legislative retreat last weekend, President George M. Weah presented to the

lawmakers' proposals to amend Articles 28, 45, 46, 48, 49, 50, and 56 of the


In addition

to the President's proposals to amend sections of the Constitution, other items

on Tuesday's agenda included the appearance of the Attorney General of the

Republic of Liberia, Justice Minister, Cllr. Frank Musa Dean, Jr. to give

reasons why he ordered the postponement of the payment of the Road Fund Tax to

the gover...