Liberia Beyond Monrovia: A Small-Town Mayor’s Big Visions for the Future

Liberia 2010

By Ed Robbins

February 03, 2011

Also aired on TIME.com

Etweda "Sugars" Cooper, mayor of Edina, Liberia, discusses her vision for the small town's future in the wake of 14 years of civil war. "Just come back two years from now," Cooper says with a grin, "and see what we have done as a people."

Video courtesy of Ed Robbins / TIME.com. Ed Robbins reported for this video on a recent Gatekeeper Editors' trip to Liberia with the International Reporting Project (IRP).