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Guinea-Bissau Presidential Run-Off Scheduled for May 18

Guinea-Bissau's election commission has confirmed a presidential run-off vote will take place on May 18. Former finance minister Jose Mario Vaz will face Nuno Gomes Nabiam, an independent candidate who headed the civil aviation authority. Vaz, who is backed by PAIGC, the country's largest political party, received just over 40 percent of the vote in first-round voting April 13. Nabiam, who is seen as the military's candidate, garnered 25 percent. The election was the...

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