A group of international specialists has released a study that concludes that Cape Verde’s population “presents unique characteristics because it has an absolutely extraordinary level of miscegenation between Africans and Europeans.” An article with the results of the research has just
The president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization, Archbishop Rino Fisichella, has announced that Pope Francis is going to administer the sacrament of Confirmation on 44 individuals, one of whom is a 55-year-old Cape Verdean.
The office of Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Rui Semedo, who is also responsible for the media sector, has said that affirmations by the Tarrafal de São Nicolau municipal chamber accusing the cabinet minister of having cancelled his participation in its Media Week at the last minute are “completely
Former Cape Verdean President Pedro Pires has turned down an invitation to be one of the speakers in the first congress of Lusophone Citizenship, which will take place on April 2 and 3 in Portuguese capital Lisbon. “Is citizenship a utopia?” was be the subject to be discussed by Cape Verde’s
The web site of Cape Verde’s National Forest Inventory is now available and may be consulted on line at the address http://ifn.mdr.gov.cv, or through the main site of the Ministry of Rural Development. The forest inventory, which was publicly presented last week in Praia, includes details from
The Prime Minister of Russia is on the Island of Sal for a stopover on his flight to Brazil, where he will discuss cooperation relations in various different domains with the Brazilian government. Russian Premier Dmitri Medvedev, who is accompanied by a large delegation, is taking advantage of the sun,
Cape Verde was one of the countries that fell the most positions on the 2013 Press Freedom Index, which was presented this Wednesday, January 30 by Reporters Without Borders. After occupying an enviable 9th place last year, Cape Verde has plummeted to 25th. It continues, however, to be one of the highest
In a 27-second video posted on Sons d’África’s YouTube page, singer Jorge Neto assures his fans that his health is improving following a recent stroke, and thanks them for their support while wishing them happy holidays.
A way of paying homage to Cesária Évora, the barefoot diva, who passed away one year ago and will be honored in a concert in Ribeira da Torre, on the island of Santo Antão, but it is also a response to the request made by artists and Cape Verdeans from all spheres of society – the musical genre