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Posted on March 2, 2009 | tags


World: A leader’s death in Guinea-Bissau leads to chaos

  • Nobody knows who is in charge. Nobody knows what the army will do.
  • A diplomat • in response to the death of Guinea-Bissau leader João Bernardo Vieira, who was shot dead by soldiers early Monday morning. Some soldiers blamed Vieira for the death of General Batista Tagme Na Wai, who was killed in a blast Sunday night. The borders of the country were closed off in the wake of the deaths. • source