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Guinea Bissau: Parliament Dissolved by Decree

(Sept. 9, 2008) On August 5, 2008, Guinea-Bissau's President, Joao Bernardo Vieira, issued a presidential decree announcing the dissolution of the Parliament. The decree followed the withdrawal from the government of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde. It was one of the three major political parties in the coalition government […]

Guinea Bissau; Spain: Cooperation Agreement on Immigration Signed

(Mar. 2, 2008) On January 27, 2008, the Foreign Minister of Spain, Miguel Angel Moratinos, visited Guinea-Bissau to meet with Prime Minister Martinho N'Dafa Cabi. At the meeting, representatives of the two countries signed a cooperation agreement on immigration designed to control illegal immigration to Spain. Moratinos was quoted as saying that a previous repatriation […]