Security Council concerned over instability, misuse of funds in Guinea-Bissau

Members of the United Nations Security Council today voiced concern over the unstable political, economic and social situation in Guinea-Bissau, where national funds are being misused and tensions are rising along the country's northern border.

Reconstruction in war-torn Guinea-Bissau remains difficult - Annan

Efforts at healing and reconstructing war-ravaged Guinea-Bissau remain "difficult," Secretary-General Kofi Annan says in his latest report describing the United Nations peace-building efforts there, as well as the country's struggle with internal political conflict, lack of resources and rebel activity.