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the remains of former president Nino Vieira were transferred to the martyrs’ cemetery

Eleven years after his death, the remains of the former president of Guinea-Bissau and the hero of the war of independence against Portugal, Joao Bernardo Vieira, known as Nino Vieira, murdered in 2009, were transferred to the cemetery of martyrs, the Bissau-Guinean pantheon. Former President Joao Bernardo Vieira should have been buried in the Square of the Heroes of Independence, in Damura Fortress. President Umaro Sissoco Embalo has decided to rectify this injustice by transferring his remains to the Pantheon of…

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