Bissau Coup Leader Charged With TraffickingThe U.S. government has charged Antonio Indjai with drug trafficking and seeking to sell arms to rebels in Colombia.
Soldiers patrolling the capital, Bissau.
Guinea Bissau: Former Navy Chief Na Tchuto Arrested as 'Drug Kingpin'
allAfrica, 5 April 2013
The former chief of the navy in Guinea-Bissau was arrested and is being transferred to the U.S., according to BBC News. Read more »
African Arguments, 24 October 2012
After an assault on an air force base in Guinea Bissau left six dead early Sunday, the tiny West African nation's civilian government issued a swift, damning verdict: That the… Read more »
West Africa: Stopping West African Drug Trafficking
African Arguments, 19 October 2012
Everyone working on drugs in Africa should read Neil Carrier and Gernot Klantschnig’s short but insightful new book, Africa and the War on Drugs. Read more »
New Times, 16 October 2012
One morning in early 2005, the villagers of Biombo found hundreds of carefully sealed packets of white powder washed up on their mangrove flats on Guinea-Bissau's Atlantic coast.… Read more »
Guinea Bissau: They Call Guinea Bissau a Narco-State - So What?
RNW Africa, 30 August 2012
In the late 1990s I visited Guinea Bissau for the first time. A civil war had just ended and it showed. Bissau had been battered. The presidential palace, proudly sitting in the… Read more »
New Times, 1 August 2012
The UN Security Council has expressed concern that drug trafficking in Guinea-Bissau has increased since the coup in April. Read more »
Guinea Bissau: Drug Smuggling Rises After Coup, Says UN
UN, 31 July 2012
The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Néstor Osorio (Colombia): Read more »