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Guinea-Bissau: Support from Portugal Opens European Union Doors to Government

More active participation in community programs and the maximization of existing agreements is a goal of USE and the government of NUNO GOMES NABIAN. USE has occupied a large part of his agenda between official visits and reception of foreign heads of state, which are now approaching two dozen, in an attempt to recover the country's external image, often associated with that of a failed country with phenomena of organized crime.
USE's own presidency has been eroded by months of media campaigning by his political rival, defeated in the 2020 presidential elections, and still PAIGC president, DOMINGOS SIMÕES PEREIRA, who recently lost his main external ally against USE (AM 1317). READ MORE