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Guinea-Bissau Government 2014
SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES
Page last updated on January 28, 2014
International law organization participation:
note - the Supreme Court has both appellate and constitutional jurisdiction
judge selection and term of office: judges nominated by the Higher Council of the Magistrate, a major government organ responsible for judge appointments, dismissals, and discipline of the judiciary; judges appointed by the president with tenure for life
subordinate courts: Appeal Court; regional (first instance) courts; military court
Political parties and leaders:
Democratic Alliance or AD [Victor MANDINGA]
New Democracy Party or PND
Party for Social Renewal or PRS [Kumba YALA]
Republican Party for Independence and Development or PRID [Aristides GOMES]
International organization participation:
Diplomatic representation in the US:
Diplomatic representation from the US:
lyrics/music: Amilcar Lopes CABRAL/XIAO He
note: adopted 1974; a delegation from Portuguese Guinea visited China in 1963 and heard music by XIAO He; Amilcar Lopes CABRA, the leader of Guinea-Bissau's independence movement, asked the composer to create a piece that would inspire his people to struggle for independence
NOTE: The information regarding Guinea-Bissau on this page is re-published from the 2014 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea-Bissau Government 2014 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Guinea-Bissau Government 2014 should be addressed to the CIA.
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