Guinea-Bissau http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20923/all en Guinea-Bissau: President Malam Bacai Sanha dead in Paris http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120109/guinea-bissau-president-dead-malam-bacai-sanha-dies-paris-france <p> Sanha had traveled to France for medical treatment in late November. Before that he had received intensive care treatment at a hospital in Senegal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120109/guinea-bissau-president-dead-malam-bacai-sanha-dies-paris-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Guinea-Bissau World Leaders France Senegal Mon, 09 Jan 2012 15:05:00 +0000 News Desk 5686465 at http://www.globalpost.com Guinea-Bissau: Soldiers arrest Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Junior in apparent coup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120413/guinea-bissau-army-seizes-parts-capital-attempted-coup <p> &ldquo;We formally condemn any attempt at a coup d&rsquo;etat,&quot; says regional bloc ECOWAS.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120413/guinea-bissau-army-seizes-parts-capital-attempted-coup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Guinea-Bissau Military Politics Fri, 13 Apr 2012 08:41:00 +0000 Hélène Hofman 5700274 at http://www.globalpost.com Guinea-Bissau: Timeline of Coups http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120413/guinea-bissau-timeline-coups <p> Guinea-Bissau has a tumultuous history of conflicts between its army and state powers. Here&rsquo;s a timeline of some of the key moments in the nations history of coups.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120413/guinea-bissau-timeline-coups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Guinea-Bissau Military Fri, 13 Apr 2012 20:29:00 +0000 Daniel DeFraia 5700362 at http://www.globalpost.com ECOWAS slaps sanctions on Guinea-Bissau after talks collapse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120430/ecowas-slaps-sanctions-guinea-bissau-after-talks-collapse <p> Guinea-Bissau&rsquo;s military &ndash; widely viewed as corrupt and deeply complicit in drug trafficking between Latin America and Europe &ndash; seized power in a coup earlier this month, arresting Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Junior just two weeks before Gomes was to take part in a presidential run-off election.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120430/ecowas-slaps-sanctions-guinea-bissau-after-talks-collapse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Guinea-Bissau Mon, 30 Apr 2012 12:22:56 +0000 Luke Browne 5702467 at http://www.globalpost.com Guinea-Bissau: ECOWAS peacekeepers arrive to restore order http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120517/guinea-bissau-ecowas-peacekeepers-arrive-restore-order-coup Guinea-Bissau’s military – widely viewed as corrupt and deeply complicit in drug trafficking between Latin America and Europe – seized power in a coup in April, arresting Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Junior just two weeks before he was to take part in a presidential run-off election.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120517/guinea-bissau-ecowas-peacekeepers-arrive-restore-order-coup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Guinea-Bissau Thu, 17 May 2012 17:32:59 +0000 Luke Browne 5704612 at http://www.globalpost.com