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- 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.
June 19, 2013 - UPI
- Frederick Forsyth in Independent
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...
- Nino Vieira in BBC News
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...
- Luis Amado in Reuters
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.