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- Guinea-Bissau (Dinar)
- President Joao Bernardo Vieira of Guinea-Bissau assassinated by army (TimesOnline.co.uk)
The President of the tiny West African state of Guinea-Bissau was shot dead, apparently in revenge, yesterday, hours after the army chief was killed. The deaths plunged Africa’s first “narco-state” into crisis.
- Guinea-Bissau (LonelyPlanet.com)
Like most sub-Saharan nations, Guinea-Bissau is an arbitrary European construct, yet it possesses two qualities that make this small country stand out from its neighbours. First and foremost are the people themselves."
Editor's Note: Based on events in March of 2009, this may not be a safe tourist destination.
- Guinea-Bissau (State.gov)
"The United States welcomes the successful transition of power in Guinea-Bissau to Parliament Speaker Raimundo Pereira, the constitutional successor to the late President Joao Nino Vieira. We congratulate Guinea-Bissau for adhering to its constitution under extraordinary circumstances." 03-09
- Africa - Travel Information by Location (Excite.Travel.com)
Provides information on dining, where to stay, and interesting things to see. Search by city, state, or country. Includes Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros and Mayotte, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. 3-02
- Guinea, the Republic of (Infoplease.com)
"Guinea, in West Africa on the Atlantic, is also bordered by Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Mali, Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Slightly smaller than Oregon, the country consists of a coastal plain, a mountainous region, a savanna interior, and a forest area in the Guinea Highlands. The highest peak is Mount Nimba at 5,748 ft (1,752 m)." 03-09
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