Jose Mario Vaz - updates

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Second-round presidential campaign begins in Guinea-Bissau

Dec 14, 2019 - 11:19 AM

It's a race between Domingos Simoes Pereira from the traditional ruling party, and opposition figure Umaro Sissoco Embalo

CAMPAIGN. In this file photo, a campaign poster of one of the main opposition candidate, Domingos Simoes Pereira is seen along the road on the eve of Guinea-Bissau's presidential election on November 23, 2019, in Bissau. Photo by John Wessels/AFP

Guinea-Bissau votes on new president to break political deadlock

Nov 24, 2019 - 10:13 PM

Electoral frontrunners such as incumbent Jose Mario Vaz and ex-prime minister Domingos Simoes Pereira promise to tackle endemic problems such as corruption and joblessness

AT THE POLLS. A man gets ready to cast his vote at a polling station in Bissau early on November 24, 2019, as part of the presidential election in Guinea-Bissau. Some 700,000 voters are registered for the November 24 poll. Photo by John Wessels/AFP

Guinea-Bissau forms new govt after 2-month stalemate

Oct 13, 2015 - 11:00 AM

The new team includes 15 ministers and 14 secretaries of state mostly from the previous government and the ruling African party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde PAIGC

Jose Mario Vaz wins Guinea-Bissau election

May 21, 2014 - 7:34 AM

Vaz tells journalists he s very happy and a bit surprised by the enthusiasm shown for him

VICTORY. Chief of State Major of Army of Guinea-Bissau Antonio Indjai (L) with new president Jose Mario Vaz (R) after being declared winner of the elections, in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, May 20, 2014. Mussa Balde/EPA