The Portuguese arrive in Guinea-Bissau.
Guinea-Bissau is declared a providence of Portugal.
Portugal grants Guinea-Bissau its independence.
A civil war occurs, leaving hundreds of thousands of citizens displaced and resulting in the government asking for aid from Senegal and Guinea.
The IMF and the World Bank suspend aid over millions of dollars missing from development funds.
The United States freezes assets in Guinea-Bissau after naming two of its top military officials as international drug traffickers.
The European Union suspends part of its aid over concerns of governance and rule of law.