A campaign poster in Guinea-Bisssau photographed in April 2012 touts the candidacy on Carlos Gomes Jr., a former prime minister who was expected to win a presidential runoff election and push a reform program to aimed at ending the military's involvement in drug trafficking. A military coup halted that election and Gomes Jr. was detained for two weeks before he was released. Coup leaders have said Gomes will not be allowed to serve in any new government. (Chris Collins/MCT)
A campaign poster in Guinea-Bisssau photographed in April 2012 touts the candidacy on Carlos Gomes Jr., a former prime minister who was expected to win a presidential runoff election and push a reform program to aimed at ending the military's involvement in drug trafficking. A military coup halted that election and Gomes Jr. was detained for two weeks before he was released. Coup leaders have said Gomes will not be allowed to serve in any new government. (Chris Collins/MCT) MCT
A campaign poster in Guinea-Bisssau photographed in April 2012 touts the candidacy on Carlos Gomes Jr., a former prime minister who was expected to win a presidential runoff election and push a reform program to aimed at ending the military's involvement in drug trafficking. A military coup halted that election and Gomes Jr. was detained for two weeks before he was released. Coup leaders have said Gomes will not be allowed to serve in any new government. (Chris Collins/MCT) MCT

Tiny Guinea-Bissau has big role in drug smuggling, and seems likely to keep it

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