Day: 25 March 2020

Covid-19: PR praises the “great responsibility” of union, business and government entities in this struggle

Praia, Mar 26 (Inforpress) – The President of the Republic congratulated Wednesday the union entities, representatives of the business community and the Government “for the great responsibility” in taking on the great challenges “in putting the interests of the Nation and the people in foreground” in this fight against Covid-19. In a press release sent …

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Covid-19 / São Vicente: UCID defends making 10 percent of the State Budget available to companies

Mindelo, Mar 26 (Inforpress) – The president of the Independent and Democratic Cabo Verdean Union (UCID, opposition party) considers that the amount made available to companies to face the consequences of Covid-19 should be 10 percent (%) of the State Budget (OGE). António Monteiro reacted this way today, at the request of Inforpress, in Mindelo, …

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Covid-19: Cabo Verde School of Hospitality and Tourism Management suspends all training activities as a preventive measure

Praia, Mar 26 (Inforpress) – The Cabo Verde School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (EHTCV) decided to suspend all of its training activities as a measure to prevent the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), within the framework of the Contingency Plan decreed by the Government. The EHTCV management ensures that all logistics have been set up “so …

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Covid-19: In the next three months we have to govern without looking at statistics – Deputy Prime Minister

Praia, Mar 26 (Inforpress) – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Olavo Correia, said Tuesday that in the next three months Cabo Verde’s governance will have to be done without looking at statistics and ratios, and should be focused on people. The minister took stock of the Council for Social Coordination meeting, which culminated …

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Covid-19: PAICV calls on the Government to mobilize two billion escudos in the State Budget

Praia, Mar 26 (Inforpress) – The African Independence Party of Cabo Verde (PAICV – opposition party) called on the Government to mobilize two billion escudos in the State Budget 2020 to help the most vulnerable families in preventing the new coronavirus. Janira Hopffer Almada, who was speaking to journalists this Wednesday on the sidelines of …

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Covid-19: Crisis office will announce quarantine measures for Santiago Island – Minister

Praia, Mar 26 (Inforpress) – The Crisis Office is still meeting Wednesday in the City of Praia to decide on measures to be taken in relation to Santiago Island, just as it was done with Boa Vista, announced today the Minister of Health. At a press conference to confirm the positive case of the City …

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Porto Novo: Potato producers with market difficulties even with drop in production

Porto Novo, Mar 25 (Inforpress) – Market difficulties are causing concern to potato producers in the municipality of Porto Novo, in Santo Antão, despite the drop in production this year, which in some cases exceeds 50 per percent (%). Agricultural producers confirmed the drop in the production of  potatoes, which was mainly due to problems …

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Covid-19: Psychologist says emotional instability causes risky behavior

Praia, Mar 26 (Inforpress) – Psychologist Nilson Mendes said this Wednesday that if people are sure of themselves they will be able to give a good response and adapt their behavior to this scenario of the new coronavirus. As this expert told Inforpress, emotional instability leads people to risky behavior. ”The moment is challenging for …

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Maio / Covid-19: Hotel establishments temporarily close doors for security reasons – Tour operators

Porto Inglês, Mar 25 (Inforpress) – Most hotel establishments in the island are temporarily closed and tour operators ask the rest to do the same, for security reasons. In conversation with Inforpress, the person in charge of the Stella Maris tourist comnplex and Inês Guest House, Ornela Crena, assured that by containment measures they decided …

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Covid-19 / Fogo: OMCV closes  day care center and starts providing home assistance to the elderly

São Filipe, Mar 25 (Inforpress) – The Cabo Verde Women’s Organization (OMCV) closed its day care center on Monday, 23, and starts providing home assistance to the elderly who attended the space and others. The information was forwarded to Inforpress by the OMCV delegate, Maria Antónia Garcia, who indicated that the closure follows the preventive …

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