Polls open in Guniea-Bissau presidential election

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*Voters in Guinea-Bissau began casting their ballots on Sunday in a presidential election that many hope will bring stability after years of political turmoil.*

President Jose Mario Vaz, 61, is seeking re-election for a second term, and he remains popular among cashew nut farmers in the interior after raising prices for the nuts — the tiny West African country’s biggest export earner.

But he faces stiff opposition following a first five-year term marred by political infighting, regular high-le…
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