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Ambassador’s Remarks on Presidential Elections – Tchico Té Teachers College, Guinea-Bissau, November 5, 2019

Ambassador’s Remarks on Presidential Elections, Tchico Té Teachers College, Guinea-Bissau November 5, 2019 (As prepared) Ladies and gentlemen, Students Good afternoon,   Thank you for coming today to engage with us at this critical time in the history of Guinea-Bissau. This is my 12th trip to the country.  It is great to be here again. ...
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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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