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Guinea-Bissau Transnational Issues 2007
https://allcountries.org/wfb2007/guineabissau/guineabissau_issues.html
SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Disputes - international:
in 2006, political instability within Senegal's Casamance region resulted in thousands of Senegalese refugees, cross-border raids, and arms smuggling into Guinea-Bissau

Refugees and internally displaced persons:
refugees (country of origin): 7,320 (Senegal) (2006)

Illicit drugs:
increasingly important transit country for South American cocaine enroute to Europe; enabling environment for trafficker operations thanks to pervasive corruption; archipelago-like geography around the capital facilitates drug smuggling


NOTE: The information regarding Guinea-Bissau on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea-Bissau Transnational Issues 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Guinea-Bissau Transnational Issues 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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