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Covid-19: MpD approves possible declaration of a state of emergency in the country

Praia, Mar 27 (Inforpress) – The Movement for Democracy (MpD-ruling party) approves the possible declaration of a state of emergency in the country, as a measure of prevention and spread of the Covid-19. Speaking to the press, after a meeting with the President of the Republic, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, the MpD parliamentary leader, Joana Rosa, …

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Covid-19/São Vicente: “We noticed a lack of information” – UCID

Mindelo,  Mar 26 (Inforpress) – The vice-president of the Independent and Democratic Cabo Verdean Union (UCID, opposition party) believes that there is a lack of information about the “real danger” that people are in due the new coronavirus and calls for intervention by City Halls. “We noticed that there is a lack of information, which …

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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: 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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Janira Hopffer Almada argues that is not the best time to privatize Cabo Verde Handling

Praia, Mar 25 (Inforpress) – The president of the African Independence Party of Cabo Verde (PAICV-opposition party) defended, in Praia, that it is not the best time to privatize Cabo Verde Handling, as announced, this Monday 23th, by the Government. For Janira Hopffer Almada, who was speaking to the press, after a meeting with the …

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Covid-19: PM announces credit line of four billion escudos to increase companies’ liquidity

Praia, Mar 25 (Inforpress) – The Prime Minister, Ulisses Correia e Silva, announced the creation of credit lines with bank guarantees from the State, in the total amount of  4 billion escudos, aimed to increase companies’ liquidity during the crisis. Ulisses Correia e Silva spoke at the end of the Social Conciliation Council (CCS) meeting …

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Representativeness of women in politics is still less than desired – MPs

Praia, Mar 23 (Inforpress) – Female participation in the political sphere in Cabo Verde has increased considerably, as well as the struggles for empowerment and equal opportunities, but their representativeness in the political scenario is still less than desired. The finding is shared by Hermínia Curado (PAICV), Dora Pires (UCID) and Filomena Delgado (MpD), who …

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Maio: PAICV states that there is discrimination in the implementation of PRAA on the island because of political color

Porto Inglês, Mar 18 (Inforpress) – The PAICV regional political coordinator in the island of Maio, Agostinho Silva, said Tuesday that there was discrimination in the allocation of jobs in rural areas and the rehabilitation of ceilings, within the framework of PRAA, because of of political color. Agostinho Silva began by explaining, in a statement …

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Porto Novo: Lack of water for livestock farmers in North Plateau is stark, according to UCID leader

Porto Novo, Mar 17 (Inforpress) – The lack of water for livestock farmers in the North Plateau of Porto Novo, in the island of Santo Antão, is, at this time, “stark”, in the opinion of the president of the Independent and Democratic Cabo Verdean Union (UCID), António Monteiro. António Monteiro, who was in the last …

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