After being hospitalized for some time at Santa Maria Hospital in Portuguese capital Lisbon with acute cholecystitis, the singer Bana has reacted well to treatment and, although he is still recovering, may be able to be released from the hospital.
15-year-old Musso Borges died as a result of injuries allegedly caused by violence perpetrated by Portuguese police officers. The case has shaken the Cape Verdean community in Amadora, a large suburb of Portuguese capital Lisbon. According to accusations from the “Ghetto Platform,” the death
55-year-old Rita Semedo, a native of the Island of Santiago, had never dabbled in photography “using special techniques or with a digital camera,” and, like 60-year-old Filomena Andrade, a native of São Vicente, feels proud to see the photos she took of the Cova da Moura neighborhood, on
Liliana Melo, the Cape Verdean woman who one year ago lost the custody of seven of her ten children following a ruling by a court in Sintra, Portugal, will be allowed to appeal the decision, according to deliberations by Portugal’s Constitutional Court.
Eliane Rodrigues, who represents the Cape Verdean community in Luxembourg, will be one of the contestants in the finals of the Vozes da Diáspora (Voices of the Diaspora) singing competition. Her sister, Christina Rodrigues, came in second place in Luxembourg, while Irony Fortes came in third.
Maria Teresa David Segredo, a native of Paúl who has been living in the Netherlands for the past 29 years, has been distinguished with the Orde Van Oranje Nassau, the country’s highest distinction, attributed by Queen Beatrix. The ceremony took place at Rotterdam City Hall and makes the Cape Verdean
31-year-old Sandra Oliveira dos Reis, a Cape Verdean woman residing in Luxembourg, has been missing since Saturday, April 20. Police in Luxembourg have launched an appeal for the population to help find the young woman.
United States President Barack Obama has distinguished Cape Verdean Alberto D. Montrond, who was killed in combat in Afghanistan while serving in the US Army. Montrond was a part of the Special Forces Group, with which he operated until his death.
Luxembourg labor union OGB-L has accused Portuguese company Açomonta of practicing “modern slavery” by way of dubious sub-contractors. French police have confirmed that the company lodged some of the workers it had recruited, among them a number of Cape Verdeans, in an abandoned building