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Guinea-Bissau: The United States fully supports the legitimate government of Prime Minister Aristides Gomes

The United States fully supports the legitimate government of Prime Minister Aristides Gomes and its efforts to hold a free and fair presidential election on November 24. The United States considers as illegitimate the attempt by the President of Guinea-Bissau to dismiss the Gomes government three weeks prior to scheduled elections.   The United States applauds ...
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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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