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By Genocide Watch 3 May 2012 Since independence in 1974, Guinea-Bissau has endured military revolts, a civil war and several coups, the latest one in April 2012. After a long struggle for independence, spearheaded by the Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC), Guinea Bissau became independent from Portugal in 1974. The left-wing post-independence leader Luis Cabral became the first president of the country. UnderRead more
Leader Ousted, Nation Is Now a Drug Haven By Adam Nossiter, The New York Times 01 November 2012 BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau — When the army ousted the president here just months before his term was to expire, a thirst for power by the officer corps did not fully explain the offensive. But a sizable increase in drug trafficking in this troubled country since the military took over has raised suspicions that the president’s sudden removal was whatRead more
06 November 2012 "African Union calls for international involvement in coup-plagued Guinea Bissau" by Afriquejet 1 November 2012 "Guinea Bissau: Beatings and intimidation create a climate of fear" By Vibe Ghana 16 October 2012 "Guinea Bissau: Guebuza Committed to Peace in Guinea-Bissau" By AllAfrica 11 June 2012 "Police deploy 140 peacekeepers to Guinea Bissau" By Daily Trust 23 May 2012 "Guinea-Bassau army cedes control" By Ghanna MMA 18 May 2012Read more