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Thousands of protesters call for Guinea-Bissau’s President Jose Mario Vaz to quit

March 25, 2017 2:55 pm
Thousands of protesters call for Guinea-Bissau’s President Jose Mario Vaz to quit

Guinea-Bissau’s President Jose Mario Vaz (File photo) Thousands of protesters in Guinea Bissau’s capital on Saturday demanded President Jose Mario Vaz step down to resolve a political crisis that has paralyzed the coup-prone West African country. Protesters marched through Bissau’s streets lined with hedges and palm trees singing and shouting […]

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Hundreds of protesters demand departure of Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz

February 23, 2017 8:42 pm
Hundreds of protesters demand departure of Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz

File photo shows Jose Mario Vaz, the president of Guinea-Bissau. (Photo by AFP) Hundreds of protesters have marched through the capital of Guinea-Bissau, demanding the departure of embattled President Jose Mario Vaz. On Thursday, the crowd of angry demonstrators on the main avenues of the capital Bissau held anti-government placards […]

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Guinea-Bissau

December 10, 2012 6:49 am

Guinea-Bissau, republic in northwestern Africa, bounded on the north by Senegal, on the east and south by Guinea, and on the west by the Atlantic Ocean. The country includes about 60 offshore islands, among them the Bijagós (Bissagos) Islands. The area is 36,125 sq km (13,948 sq mi). II LAND AND RESOURCES Most of Guinea-Bissau […]

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