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Former Prime Minister Gualberto do Rosario questions Parity Law

Praia, Oct 28 (Inforpress) – Former Prime Minister Gualberto do Rosario has questioned the Parity Law, classifying it as a “tortuous path, debatable in principle and in constitutional terms, effectively unfair, demagogic and populist”. In a post on his social networking page Facebook, Gualberto do Rosario starts Sunday by saying he is striving to understand …

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Local Elections: Journalist Alírio Cabral Gomes available to lead MpD candidacy in Ribeira Brava de São Nicolau

Assomada, Oct 24 (Inforpress) – Journalist Alírio Cabral Gomes today confirmed to Inforpress his willingness to run for the City Hall of Ribeira Brava de São Nicolau in the 2020 local elections for the Democracy Movement (MpD). Speaking to Inforpress, the owner of the online newspaper O PAÍS.cv said he was already on the ground …

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“We do not want to have a parity law that is a dead letter, but impactful” – President of ICIEG

Praia, Oct 24 (Inforpress) – The president of the Cabo Verdean Institute for Gender Equality and Equity (ICIEG) said the institution works “hard” with different social actors so that the parity law is not “letter- dead” but“ impactful”. Rosana Almeida, who was speaking to journalists on Wednesday outside the capacity building of Public Administration staff …

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Sal: Specialized Commission makes a list of the island’s problems highlighting critical points that deserve to be analyzed

Asparagus, Oct 23 (Inforpress) – The Specialized Committee on Constitutional Affairs, Human Rights, Security and State Reform makes a list of Sal’s problems in justice, considering that there are “critical points” that deserve to be addressed. The Specialized Committee on Constitutional Affairs, Human Rights, Security and State Reform, led by Joana Rosa, made these remarks …

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Porto Novo: MpD’s MP considers investments in photovoltaic plant in Monte Trigo necessary

Porto Novo, Oct 22 (Inforpress) – Members of the Movement for Democracy (MpD), Damião Medina, elected by Santo Antão, defends “new investments” in the solar photovoltaic plant in Monte Trigo, a fishing village, isolated in the coutryside of the municipality of Porto Novo. This MP, who was recently in that locality, integrating a parliamentary delegation, …

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Fogo: Luís Pires is running for the 2020 local elections with Party support or independent

São Filipe, Oct 22 (Inforpress) – The councilor without portfolio and leader of the Group For Unconditional Love to Sao Filipe (GPAIS – opposition), Luís Pires, admitted that he is a candidate for the 2020 local elections, either with party support or independent. On the sidelines of a press conference held on Monday to examine …

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Santo Antão: MpD’s MPs visit the island to assess the situation of the agricultural year

Porto Novo, Oct 17 (Inforpress) – The members from the Movement for Democracy (MpD, ruling party), elected by Santo Antão, begin today a four-day visit to the island, marked mainly by meetings with local authorities, farmers and livestock farmers for evaluation of the agricultural year. The delegation, headed by the President of the National Assembly, …

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Ombudsman raises awareness among MPs on health hygiene issues and overcrowding of Praia Central Prison

Praia, Oct 17 (Inforpress) – The Ombudsman, António do Espírito Santo Fonseca, asked this Wednesday at a hearing in the 1st Commission in parliament, the MPs’ intervention in solving the problems of hygiene, health and overcrowding in the Praia Central Prison. The official was speaking during the hearing at the Specialized Committee on Constitutional Affairs, …

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Santo Antão: Orlando Delgado selects urban regeneration as highlight of 2020 Business Plan

Ribeira Grande, Oct 17  (Inforpress) – The urban regeneration will be one of the main activity of the Business Plan that the City Hall of Ribeira Grande submits, this Friday, 18th and Saturday, 19th, for the consideration of the municipal deliberative body. Speaking to Inforpress, the mayor of Ribeira Grande, Orlando Delgado, highlighted the completion …

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São Vicente: “Municipal firefighters have become headquarters for political parties and unions” – Augusto Neves

Mindelo, Oct 11 (Inforpress) – The Mayor of São Vicente said today that São Vicente’s municipal firefighters have become the headquarters of political parties and trade unions and therefore have difficulty fulfilling their duties. Augusto Neves, who was speaking at the São Vicente Municipal Assembly session, responded to a question made by the Cabo Verdean …

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