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Three-week food shortage in Guinea-Bissau detention centers due to payment disputes

Approximately 200 detainees housed across six detention facilities in Guinea-Bissau experienced a three-week gap in food supply from the state-appointed contractor.

The prison administration revealed this lapse was due to the service provider halting the food supply, citing non-payment of their monthly dues amounting to roughly 28,000 dollars.

This amount, provided by the Finance Ministry, covers the food supply for two prisons and four detention centers, including ones located in Mansoa and Bafatá.

Prison director Cherno Sano Jaló stated that the situation was resolved on the 17th following intervention from a high-ranking official.

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