Guinea is the origin of 22 West African rivers. It is richly endowed with minerals, with perhaps half of the world’s reserves of bauxite. In 2000 it became home to half a million refugees fleeing Sierra Leone and Liberia. Acute economic problems prompts warnings that Guinea risks becoming a “failed state”.
Glorious Mysteries: Intentions for Guinea
1. For the nation to stand up against corruption.
2. For the riches of creation to be valued and made available to all
3. For relief from debt burden.
4. For protection from conflicts in neighboring states, the rebels, warlords and youth gangs that cause domestic instability
5. For democracy to take root following the 2010 elections