About Cholo Brooks
Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists.
The World

UNSC greenlights peacekeeping reform

September 21, 2017 0

The UN Security Council backed reforms Wednesday to reduce inefficiencies, corruption and abuse in the UN’s far-flung peacekeeping operations, The New York Times reports. There are currently 16 UN peacekeeping operations under way, with more […]

Other News

Liberian Female Journalist Wins Regional Award in Nigeria

September 20, 2017 0

Lagos, September 19, 2017: Ms. Martina Brooks, a Liberian female journalist, has been officially awarded as ‘The West Africa On-Air Personality 2017 Award’. A dispatch from the Liberian Embassy in Nigeria says Brooks was crowned […]


Cummings Receives Back to Back Support

September 20, 2017 0

Harbel, Margibi- With barely 24 days to the 2017 Presidential and Representatives elections in the country, the Standard Bearer of the opposition Alternative National Congress (ANC) continues to enjoy huge back to back endorsements from […]

The World

Mexico: Strong earthquake kills dozens

September 19, 2017 0

(BBC News) A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing at least 93 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City, officials say. The capital’s airport has suspended operations after the 7.1 […]

United States

Local officials arrested at Trump Tower DACA protest

September 19, 2017 0

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito was arrested Tuesday while protesting outside of Trump Tower. She was among a crowd of elected officials and activists speaking out against President Trump’s threat to roll back the protections […]

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