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São Vicente: Biosphere 1 calls for “urgent measures” to end “turtle killing” by stray dogs

Mindelo, Aug 9 (Inforpress) – The president of the Biosphere Environmental Association 1 urged authorities to take “urgent measures” to end the “killing of sea turtles” by stray dogs, which already has three cases in São Vicente. At this point, as Tommy Melo told Inforpress, the association has been facing dogs “voraciously attacking” turtles and …

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“Troia Operation”: Two more suspects arrested and woman released by court

Praia, Aug 9 (Inforpress) – The Public Prosecutor ordered on Wednesday to detain two more suspects from “Troia Operation” and also the woman who had been released by the court last July, when six suspects of trafficking in drugs were sent to custody. Judicial sources report that the three suspects were arrested by the Judiciary Police …

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São Vicente: Religious leader believes “very important” the chaplain service for Armed Forces

Mindelo, Aug 9 (Inforpress) – Mindelo church secretary Euclides Cardoso said the chaplain service for the Cabo Verdean Armed Forces be “very important,” something discussed today at the meeting of local religious leaders with the US Navy chaplain. Through an “open and very frank conversation” between local religious leaders and the US Navy chaplain of …

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António do Espírito Santo says that in Cabo Verde there is a “block” on the Ombudsman’s activities

Praia, Aug 9 (Inforpress) – António do Espírito Santo Fonseca said today, in an interview with Inforpress, that in Cabo Verde there is a “blocking outline” of the Ombudsman’s activities, via the State Budget for 2019. According to that official, in the country, the Ombudsman depends, in part, on the law and the responsibility he …

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Janice da Silva named Global Goodwill Ambassador for Five Points SDG for PALOP

Praia, Aug 9 (Inforpress) – UN-Habitat coordinator in Cabo Verde, Janice da Silva, has been named global Goodwill ambassador for the SDGs by the American organization “Five Points Youth Foundation” to build Communities and Cities Sustainable SDG 11 in the Palop. Speaking to Inforpress, the first Cabo Verdean nominated ambassador for the construction of Sustainable …

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City Hall of Ribeira Grande de Santiago holds Sustainable Future Forum of Heritage Cities

Praia, Aug 9 (Inforpress) – The City Hall de Ribeira Grande of Santiago (CMRGS) will hold this Friday, 9th, at the Cidade Velha Cultural Center, the Sustainable Future Forum of Heritage Cities within the “City 2020 Project”. In an interview with Inforpress, CMRGS ‘City 2020 Project coordinator, Elisabete Cardoso, explained that this forum is part of …

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Cabo Verde takes over chairmanship of ECOWAS Election Commission Network steering committee

Praia, Aug 9 (Inforpress) – The President of the Cabo Verde Electoral Commission was elected chairman of the ECOWAS Election Commission Network (ECONEC) steering committee during its 6th General Assembly, held from August 6 to 7 in Abuja. Maria do Rosário Gonçalves, who will chair ECONEC during the 2019/2021 period, succeeds the president of the National …

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Santo Antão: Porto Novo can work as a “complement” to São Vicente cruise terminal – operators

Porto Novo, Aug 9 (Inforpress) – Tour operators in Santo Antão believe that the once-enlarged port of Porto Novo will be able to serve as a “complement” to the future São Vicente cruise terminal. The Santo Antão Tourism Association even defends the need for the Government, within the framework of the investment program for Santo …

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Santo Antão: Young entrepreneur intends to invest 60 million escudos escudos in the assembly of bakery factory

Porto Novo, Aug 6 (Inforpress) – The young entrepreneur from Santo Antão intends to invest 60 million escudos in the construction of a bakery factory in Santo Antão and start to export to countries where Cabo Verde has diaspora, starting with Portugal. Arnaldino Rodrigues, also known as Momone, owner of the bakery “Art & Bread”, …

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Fogo: New FAO representative visits island to learn about projects supported or funded by FAO

São Filipe, Aug 6 (Inforpress) – The new UN Food and Agriculture Organization representative, FAO, is starting her first visit to the island today to contact local authorities and learn about projects supported or funded by the organization. During the visit, Ana Laura Touza will meet the heads of the three City Halls of the …

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