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UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
November 3, 2004

The Committee welcomes the submission of the State party’s initial report, as well as the detailed written replies to its list of issues (CRC/C/Q/GNQ/1), which gave a clearer understanding of the situation of children in the State party. It nevertheless regrets that the initial report was submitted almost 10 years after its due date. It further notes with appreciation the high-level delegation sent by the State party and welcomes the constructive and frank dialogue.

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
June 29, 2004

Report by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner that details Equatorial Guinea's adherence to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimation against Women (CEDAW).

Montserrat Alás-Brun
November 8, 2004

Article on literature from Equatorial Guinea and its discourse on the colonial period and post-colonial period.

Richard B. Schmitt, and Kathleen Hennessey
July 15, 2004

This article reports on the investigation of payments made by American oil comments to the family and friends of the president of Equatorial Guinea.

Ken Silverstein
May 22, 2004

An article that reports on the ongoing investigation of American oil companies purchase of land in Equatorial Guinea at prices far above the market rate. Investigators believed these purchases may have been a method of bribing government officials in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Ken Silverstein
April 10, 2004

This article details the judicial investigation that a federal grand jury made into the hundreds of millions of dollars in funds that the Equatorial Guinea government held in Riggs Banks to determine whether the money stemmed from corruption.

James T Lawrence
February 8, 2004

The existence of human rights helps secure the peace, deter aggression, promote the rule of law, combat crime and corruption, and prevent humanitarian crises. These human rights include freedom from torture, freedom of expression, press freedom, women's rights, children's rights, and the protection of minorities. The book surveys the countries of Africa and is augmented by a current bibliography and useful indexes by subject, title and author.

G Tudo; J Gonzalez; R Obama; J M Rodriguez; J R Franco; M Espasa; P P Simarro; G Escaramis; C Ascaso; and A Garcia
January 28, 2004

A realistic study of 5 districts in Equatorial Guinea, March 1999 to February 2001, to determine the resistance to tuberculosis between new cases and the treatments, the associated risk factors with resistence, and the associated mutations to the isoniazida y la rifampicina (katG, inhA y los genes rpoB ) Resistence, and the resistent genotypes.

J Cano, P J Berzosa, J Roche, J M Rubio, E Moyano, A Guerra-Neira, H Brochero, M Mico, M Edu, and A Benito
March 7, 2004

The current study was performed on the Bioko Island (Equatorial Guinea) with the aim of establishing a rapid assessment technique for mapping malaria risk and measuring vector densities. Human bait collection, tent traps, light traps, indoor resting collection, and window exit traps were used to collect Anopheles gambiae s.s. and Anopheles funestus, the two anopheline species involved in malaria transmission in this island. Capture data were used to compare differences in the behavior and vectorial capacity of An. gambiae s.s. and An. funestus. Differences in the two species of mosquitoes were found in relation to the season and trapping methods used. Entomological inoculation rates (EIR) for Plasmodium falciparum were calculated using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test with individual anopheline mosquitoes from human bait collections in two villages during the dry and rainy seasons. P. falciparum sporozoites were detected from both dissected heads/thorax and abdomens of both species.

J P Gonzalez Kirchner
April 8, 2004

The Press's guenon (Cercopithecus preussi) is considered to be one of the most threatened African primates. There is little information on the ecology and status of this primate on Bioko island, where it is found in the form of an endemic subspecies. This article discusses the habitat preferences and threats to survival for this primate.

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