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G.Bissau paralysed by transport strike

BISSAU — A transport strike paralysed much of Guinea Bissau on Tuesday, forcing residents to treck into work by foot, as taxi drivers stayed off the roads to protest police extortion. Almost all urban and inter-city taxis took part in … Continue reading

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Guinea-Bissau health workers launch five-day strike

BISSAU — Health workers in the west African country Guinea-Bissau on Wednesday began a five-day strike to press demands pay bonuses and better working conditions, their unions said. Hospitals and health centres in Bissau were closed on Wednesday, although basic … Continue reading

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G.Bissau consumer groups protest high food prices

BISSAU — Consumer groups in Guinea-Bissau staged a protest in the capital Wednesday against the high cost of food in the west African state, handing authorities a list of grievances. Some 50 protesters gathered in front of the government building … Continue reading

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