Tackling Africa's First Narco-State: Guinea-Bissau in West Africa

Read this report. The section "Guinea-Bissau’s Issues" on pages 9 to 16 examines some of the political barriers that have prevented politicians in Guinea-Bissau from creating stable institutions that otherwise might have been able to combat the drug trade that took over the country. What cultural, geographic, and political factors have led to the growth and institutionalization of the illegal drug trade in Guinea-Bissau?

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