Guinea Bissau elections: a new dawn for Africa’s first narco-state?

On May 18th, over 600,000 citizens in Guinea-Bissau, or just over 78 percent of all registered voters, patiently queued up and peacefully submitted their ballots to elect a new president.  This election marks the end of an unelected transitional administration that took power after a military coup d’état in April 2012, which set the country…