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Guinea-Bissau Travel Advisory — Level 3: Reconsider Travel

The Department of State renewed its Travel Advisory for Guinea-Bissau on October 3, 2019. The Department continues to advise travelers to exercise normal precautions in Guinea-Bissau. Reconsider travel to Guinea-Bissau due to crime and civil unrest. Country Summary: Violent crime is common in Guinea-Bissau. Aggressive vendors, panhandlers, and occasionally criminals target foreigners at the Bissau airport ...
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Statement from USAID Administrator Mark Green on World Malaria Day – April 25, 2019

United States Agency for International Development Office of Press Relations For Immediate Release April 25, 2019 Statement from USAID Administrator Mark Green on World Malaria Day On World Malaria Day, I reflect on my time as a teacher in Africa 30 years ago, when my students routinely fell ill with malaria and died. I lost students, ...
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Congratulatory Message on National Assembly Elections in Guinea-Bissau

PRESS RELEASE Congratulatory Message on National Assembly Elections in Guinea-Bissau The Bissau Liaison Office of the Embassy of the United States of America commends the people, political parties, and government of Guinea-Bissau for the successful National Assembly elections that took place on Sunday.  We would like to highlight the roles played by Bissau-Guinean civil society ...
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