Guinea Bissau: Arrest of Drug Lords a 'First Step'
Some observers have warned that in order for the anti-drug fight to have a lasting and positive effect on the country's stability, there needs to be more emphasis on the trial of former navy chief José Américo Bubo Na Tchuto, followed by a sustained effort to improve the country's criminal justice system.
Recovering drug addicts in Guinea-Bissau.
Cocaine-Related Graft Erodes Governance
UNIRIN, 10 June 2013
Drug-trafficking in Guinea-Bissau is undermining the country's stability, distorting its economy and intensifying the competition for power among political and military leaders,… Read more »
'Guinea Bissau Political Instability Contributed to Drug Trafficking in Nigeria'
Daily Trust, 23 May 2013
Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Alhaji Ahmadu Giade, has said that Guinea Bissau's political instability in the past eight years has contributed to… Read more »
U.S. Charges Coup Leader With Trafficking
Deutsche Welle, 19 April 2013
The US has charged the coup leader of Guinea-Bissau with drug trafficking and seeking to sell arms to Colombian rebels. Antonio Indjai is now the eighth person accused in the… Read more »
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 »
Guinea-Bissau, Coups and Africa's Cocaine Equation
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 »
The country's former navy chief, Jose Americo Bubo Na Tchuto, regarded as a drug kingpin, was arrested on international waters and is being transferred to the United States, ... Read more »
The U.S. government has charged Antonio Indjai with drug trafficking and seeking to sell arms to rebels in Colombia. Read more »
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