• Vieira
  • From Guinea-Bissau to the Republic of Korea 1983 June Political and Foreign Affairs Advisor to the President Francisca Vas Turpin 1985 June President Joao Bernardo Vieira 1986 June Minister of National Defense Abdoul Kabele 2011 November Minister of Finance and Economy Nosolini Embalo Minister of Foreign Affairs Pires. (wikipedia.org)
  • The U.S. Embassy suspended operations in Bissau on 14 June 1998, in the midst of violent conflict between forces loyal to then-President Vieira and the military-led junta. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 1 March 2009, João Bernardo Vieira, the President of Guinea-Bissau was assassinated by a group of Guinea-Bissauan soldiers. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was later charged with embezzlement along with a number of others who had served under Vieira, but was acquitted by the Regional Court in Bissau in early June 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although PAIGC repudiated Vieira, Cassamá was among those who welcomed Vieira back to Bissau when he returned from exile on April 7, 2005. (wikipedia.org)
  • Portugal's
  • Born in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, Djaló was brought up through Sporting Clube de Portugal's prolific youth system, and made his Primeira Liga debut on 16 September 2006, playing the second half of a 0-1 home loss against F.C. Paços de Ferreira. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • However, TAP announced in August 2016 it would resume flights to Bissau by the end of the year. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016. Bissau soldiers control capital in apparent coup, Reuters, 13 April 2012 This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia, Portuguese Wikipedia, and Spanish Wikipedia. (wikipedia.org)
  • PAIGC
  • Guiné-Bissau: Cipriano Cassamá, antigo líder parlamentar do PAIGC, apresenta candidatura à liderança do partido"[permanent dead link], Inforpress, March 17, 2008 (in Portuguese). (wikipedia.org)
  • 7ème congrès du PAIGC à 200 km à l'est de Bissau", African Press Agency, June 26, 2008 (in French). (wikipedia.org)
  • L'ancien Premier ministre bissau guinéen Carlos Gomis, réélu président du PAIGC"[permanent dead link], African Press Agency, July 2, 2008 (in French). (wikipedia.org)
  • United Nations
  • The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) sees Guinea-Bissau as the world's only example of a narco state: "In Afghanistan and Colombia, individual provinces are in the hands of drug lords. (spiegel.de)
  • Guinea-Bissau is a member of several international organizations: the United Nations and many of its specialized and related agencies, including the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Health Organization, the Food and Agriculture Organization, the Group of 77, and the International Civil Aviation Organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • A senior United Nations envoy says major reforms are necessary in Guinea-Bissau for elections due in November to be seen as free and fair. (allafrica.com)
  • Council
  • Despite the palpable distress and adverse living conditions in Guinea-Bissau, the Government had made tangible progress in the first quarter of the year in engaging the international community in peacebuilding efforts, the Security Council was told today in briefings by the Secretary-General's Representative and the Chair of the Guinea-Bissau configuration of the Peacebuilding Commission. (un.org)
  • She said the challenges in Guinea-Bissau included the areas identified by the Security Council, such as building governmental capacity, public sector and security sector reform, strengthening the rule of law and assisting the electoral process. (un.org)
  • Council takes note of the gradual progress in the drive towards achieving stability in Guinea Bissau, which contributes in strengthening the transition process in the country. (allafrica.com)
  • Ambassador
  • The current Ambassador of Russia to Guinea-Bissau is Mikhail Valinsky, who was appointed by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on 1 December 2008. (wikipedia.org)
  • The current Ambassador of Guinea-Bissau to Russia is Rogério Araújo Adolfo Herbert, who presented his Letter of Credence to then-President of Russia Boris Yeltsin on 14 August 1997. (wikipedia.org)
  • Senegal
  • Guinea-Bissau is sandwiched between Senegal and Guinea, where the African continent extends the farthest west toward South America. (spiegel.de)
  • Extending 336 km (209 mi) n - s and 203 km (126 mi) e - w, Guinea-Bissau is bordered on the n by Senegal , on the e and se by Guinea, and on the sw and w by the Atlantic Ocean , with a total boundary length of 1,074 km (667 mi). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Constitutional Order
  • Separately, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned "in the strongest possible terms" and pressed the Guinea-Bissau military to "respect civilian authority, constitutional order and the rule of law. (cnn.com)
  • international
  • According to Flight International this role had been codified by an agreement between the PLO and Guinea-Bissau in 1988, which according to Daniel Pipes saw George Khallaq buying part equity in the airline from the government of Guinea-Bissau. (wikipedia.org)
  • His office issued a statement that read: The presidency informs Guinea-Bissau and the international community, with pain and dismay, of the death of his excellency Malam Bacai Sanhá this morning at the Val de Grace in Paris where he was undergoing treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • security sector
  • Touching on several other items of concern, he said that, while everyone knew that security sector reform was a key structural reform, Guinea-Bissau still faced massive social problems requiring urgent solutions. (un.org)
  • Opposition to security sector reform, as well as the military's interference in politics, could jeopardize a return to stability in Guinea Bissau, analysts warn. (allafrica.com)
  • operates
  • TAP operates from Ilha do Sal to Bissau with the Boeings, and TAGP would operate the return flight with its light aircraft. (wikipedia.org)
  • country
  • The Chair of the Guinea-Bissau configuration of the Peacebuilding Commission, Maria Luiza Ribeiro Viotti of Brazil, recalled that the objective of the country-specific configuration's work was to assess the main challenges and priorities for peacebuilding, in close contact with the Guinea-Bissau authorities, and to launch a strategic framework to address the most critical peacebuilding issues. (un.org)
  • take
  • Take a helicopter flight over Lisbon and earn miles. (flytap.com)
  • On Saturday, the foreign ministers of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries, known as CPLP, will meet in Lisbon to assess the situation and take "concerted measures" regarding Guinea-Bissau's situation, that group said. (cnn.com)
  • member
  • Guinea-Bissau is also a member of the African Development Bank (AFDB), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the African Union (AU), and the permanent Interstate Committee for drought control in the Sahel (CILSS). (wikipedia.org)
  • loss
  • One of the most significant environmental problems in Guinea-Bissau is fire, which destroys 40,000 ha of land per year and accelerates the loss of the nation's forests at a yearly rate of about 220 sq mi. (encyclopedia.com)
  • years
  • One of the most sought-after American fugitives from justice, convicted murderer and hijacker George Wright, worked for years as a basketball coach in Bissau. (spiegel.de)
  • year
  • Guinea-Bissau has a hot, humid, typically tropical climate, with a rainy season that lasts from mid-May to mid-November and a cooler dry season occupying the rest of the year. (encyclopedia.com)