Cape Verdean Prime Minister José Maria Neves yesterday presided over the unveiling of the Angola-Cape Verde Friendship Association headquarters in Angolan capital Luanda. The project was supported by the Cape Verdean government through its embassy in Luanda. During the opening ceremony, Neves said he
A 17-year-old Cape Verdean male named Elton Fonseca has been missing in Portuguese capital Lisbon since the afternoon of October 22. Fonseca, who has Down’s Syndrome, is in Portugal to undergo treatment for a cardiac condition.
Judiciary Police in the Portuguese city of Setúbal are investigating the circumstances behind the death of 44-year-old Cape Verdean immigrant Maria “Milita” Esperança, who fell from the fifth floor of the building in which she lived in the Monte da Caparica district of Almada. All possibilities
Edna is a 56-year-old Cape Verdean living in Portugal who decided to go back to school to re-learn how to read and write. Edna’s story is similar to that of many other women. She began working at nine years of age and, with her entry into the working world, the first words she’s learned to
18-year-old Cape Verdean civil engineering student João Henrique Ribeiro and his Angolan colleague, 23-year-old Osvaldo Francisco Dias, who studies architecture and urbanism, have produced a “solar clock” that tells the time of day and the date by following the position of the sun. The solar
27-year-old Paulino Miranda has been sentenced to life in prison, with a possibility for parole after 15 years, for the murder of Ralph Hyppolite in the United States of America. The Cape Verdean was found guilty of killing Hyppolite, the drug trafficker selling him marijuana, in December of 2009. The
Doila Delgado is a 25-year-old model who has begun to make a name for herself on the catwalks of Portugal. The model, who is the face of the Sbeauty Farm aesthetic center on her native island of São Vicente, has just signed a contract with the agency Elite Lisbon. On vacation in Cape Verde and about
The case of Cape Verdean immigrant Liliana Melo, whose seven children were taken from her by the Portuguese justice system, is once again in that country’s headlines. Portugal’s Supreme Court has rejected a request by Melo, who has for the past three years fought in the Portuguese justice
The Cape Verdean government will help the family of student Paulo Romão Santos, who was killed in a hit-and-run incident last week in Brazil, to repatriate his remains to Cape Verde, according to Minister of Education and Sports Fernanda Marques.
With a letter published on various social networking sites and sent to the University of Fortaleza and other entities, Cape Verdean students in Fortaleza (the capital of the Brazilian state of Ceará) are asking for financial help to repatriate the remains of student Paulo Romão, who was killed in a hit-and-run