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José Manuel Ramos-Horta on restoring democracy to Guinea-Bissau
20 February2014, Volume
After the 2012 military coup in Guinea-Bissau, the Nobel peace laureate and former President of East Timor was appointed UN Special Representative to help restore democracy. He tells Alan Philps how corrupt politicians and generals brought the country to its knees.