NaTchuto gains power in Guinea-Bissau–US government considers him a major figure in the international drug trade

by Adam Nossiter

BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau — For months, as the United States Treasury Department prepared to declare him a drug kingpin and a major figure in the international narcotics trade, Rear Adm. José Américo Bubo Na Tchuto was hiding out in the unlikeliest of places — living in the United Nations building here, sleeping on a mattress on the floor of a United Nations office and sometimes eating in the canteen.

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