Crack addiction was an unknown plague until 2007, when traffickers started to target the country. Since then, hundreds of people living in Bissau's slums have become addicts. Prostitution increased substantially, consequently generating a new wave of HIV. This is just another face of cocaine trafficking in Guinea Bissau.
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Photographed by: Marco Vernaschi / Pulitzer Center