COCAINE AND GUINEA-BISSAU: HOW AFRICA’S ‘NARCO-STATE’ IS TRYING TO KICK ITS HABIT

On 28 May, an article from the BBC which says that concern is mounting that Guinea-Bissau’s efforts to stem the flow of drugs to Europe and the US have suffered a setback after a military-backed president took office.  It mentions Operation Navara, in which the seizure culminated in 12 men – of Bissau-Guinean, Colombian, Mexican and Portuguese nationalities – being sentenced to between 4 and 16 years in prison last month.

https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/world-africa-52569130?__twitter_impression=true

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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