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Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital of Guinea-Bissau

News

  • DEA boosts fight against West African narco-terrorists

    BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau, June 19 (UPI) -- U.S. authorities are stepping up counter-narcotics operations in West Africa, a key route for Latin American cocaine bound for Europe and allegedly a major source of funds for al-Qaida groups spreading their tentacles across the continent.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: UPI

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  1. Forsyth said he came here for "the flavour, the odour, of a pretty washed-up, impoverished, failed west African mangrove swamp". "I thought, what is the most disastrous part of west Africa, and by a mile, it's Guinea-Bissau. If you drive...
    on Mar 4, 2009 By: Frederick Forsyth Source: Independent

  2. In a televised address to the nation on Sunday, Mr Vieira said: "These people attacked my residence with a single objective - to physically liquidate me." "No-one has the right to massacre the people of Guinea-Bissau in order to steal power...
    on Nov 24, 2008 By: Nino Vieira Source: BBC News

  3. "We have been in direct contact throughout the night with the prime minister of Guinea-Bissau precisely to guarantee that the process does not slide into a situation of generalized conflict," Foreign Minister Luis Amado said on SIC television.
    on Mar 1, 2009 By: Luis Amado Source: Reuters

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