Internationally, Guinea-Bissau is regarded as a ‘cocaine gateway’ and transition point for narcotics trafficking from South America to West Africa, and into Europe (United Nations, 2011). Furthermore, “many esteemed experts have asserted that West Africa, and Guinea-Bissau in particular, is crumbling under the pressures posed by this drug trade which threatens to turn the region into an epicenter of lawlessness and instability” (Bybee, 2011, p. 3). We will provide an overview of transnational crime, corruption and political instability that contribute to social unrest within the country of Guinea-Bissau.
Harte, Brian K.
"CORRUPTION, POLITICAL INSTABILITY AND TRANSNATIONAL CRIME IN THE COUNTRY OF GUINEA-BISSAU,"
Journal of Vincentian Social Action: Vol. 4:
2, Article 9.
Available at: https://scholar.stjohns.edu/jovsa/vol4/iss2/9
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