The fishermen and fish mongers in the municipality of Tarrafal de Santiago are in a “precarious position” due to the lack of an ice machine in the area. Indeed, Tarrafal has not had an ice maker for the past five years, leading the new president of the Association of Fishermen and Fish Vendors
The Inspectorate General of Fisheries seized some 80 kilograms of Lobster this Thursday, June 13, at Palmeira sea port, on the Island of Sal. The catch, which had arrived from the island of São Nicolau, was confiscated when its alleged owners were being given the merchandise. The particular species of
Porto Novo district court will assess the total value of the assets held by cement company Cabocem, which is headquartered in the municipality, on the coming days. The measure is aimed at forcing the company to fulfill its obligations to workers, who have not been paid in nine months.
Teacher Marcos Costa, who taught 7th-grade Scientific Studies and Visual and Technological Education and 10th-grade Law at António Silva Pinto Secondary School in the town of Ribeira das Patas, in the municipality of Porto Novo, was fired due to his alleged romantic involvement with a student. His dismissal
A group of Praia residents led by National Assembly legislator Nelson Centeio is organizing a “honk-in” to protest the introduction of parking meters in the city’s central historic district of Plateau. The manifestation is scheduled to take place Friday morning, May 31, and will pass
Maio customs agent Elvis Fernandes has been given a three-year prison sentence, a sentence that will be suspended, however, for a period of four years. Fernandes was found guilty of the crime of passive corruption.
A large portion of the Island of Boa Vista is running serious risks of being left isolated once again during this year’s rainy season, as work on the reconstruction of Ribeira d’Água bridge, which was washed out in September of last year, is only expected to be concluded in June 2014, according
The inhabitants of the village of Ribeira dos Bodes in the municipality of Porto Novo (Santo Antão) are experiencing “serious hardship” because of the alarming unemployment rate in the community. Many of the families there are large, and some residents say “there are times when we can’t
A number of cabs, minivans and pickup trucks are idle today following a police operation carried out in the cities of Espargos and Santa Maria, where National Police are going after public passenger transportation vehicle drivers operating without the necessary professional registration card.
Farmers in the municipality of Porto Novo on the Island of Santo Antão are trying to deal with a previously unseen pest, the Apates monachus, or black borer, which was detected several months ago and has already spread to various parts of the municipality, where it has been devastating potato plants.