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Guinea-Bissau: Tensions Remain After Failure of National Unity Government With PAIGC

The formation of a presidential initiative government of “national unity” until the holding of elections, with the participation of the PAIGC, did not succeed. After months of tension between the party and the “system”, represented by PR UMARU SISSOCO EMBALÓ (USE) which won the presidential elections against DOMINGOS SIMÕES PEREIRA (DSP), the objective was to bring political stability to the country, despite prevailing suspicions about the role of several party members in the failed coup attempt of 01.FEB. READ MORE