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Suicide is first cause of death from external causes in Cabo Verde – INSP

Ribeira Grande, Oct 11 (Inforpress) – Suicide is the leading cause of death from external causes in Cabo Verde with a record of about 50 deaths a year, the National Institute of Public Health (INSP) said today in a statement. This has caused a great deal of suffering and disruption to families who, according to …

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Santo Antão: Needy families receive rehabilitated houses in Lagoa of East Plateau

Porto Novo, Oct 11 (Inforpress) – Ten families in Lagoa of East Plateau, Santo Antão, who lived in precarious housing conditions, had their homes recovered, thanks to the rehabilitation, requalification and accessibility program (PRRA), according to the associative leader, Manuel Pinto. The ten houses are part of a batch of 25 rehabilitated houses (replacement of …

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Fogo: Tender for contract execution of the streets requalification in São Filipe is launched

São Filipe, Oct 4 (Inforpress) – The Ministry of Infrastructure, Land Planning and Housing (MIOTH) has launched a public tender for the selection of companies to carry out the requalification of the streets in the historic center of São Filipe. The tender scope is the requalification of the streets in the historic center of the …

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Fogo: Fisherman dies during fishing in Fundão / Relva

São Filipe, Oct 2 (Inforpress) – An individual in the mid 50’s died on Tuesday, 1st, in the ​​Fundão ocean, near Relva, southern part of the municipality of Mosteiros, while he was fishing. The incident was reported to law enforcement authorities around 1:00PM on Tuesday, 1st, but according to information gathered on the scene the …

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Sal Island: Sal’s residents regret the “Ildo Lobo” school ruin in Pedra de Lume closed three years ago

Espargos, Oct 2 (Inforpress) – The Sal’s natives and Pedra de Lume residents continue to regret the abandonment of the “Ildo Lobo” school, now in complete ruin, after its closure in 2016 and experiencing various acts of vandalism. “If Pedra de Lume stays with us, stays inhabited, one day we will have the happiness of …

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São Vicente: ACATI says dealing with elderly abandonment in Mindelo

Mindelo, Oct 2 (Inforpress) – The vice-president of the Cabo Verdean Association for Elderly Care (ACATI) said the institution is dealing with the situation of elderly abandonment in São Vicente, which is an additional reason to celebrate this International Day. On this International Day of Older Persons, celebrated this Tuesday, José Trigueiros said that ACATI …

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Ministry of Education records over 1600 children with Special Educational Needs

Praia, Oct 2 (Inforpress) – National Education Director Sofia Figueiredo said in the in the City of Praia the Ministry of Education has already recorded over 1600 children with Special Educational Needs (SEN). Sofia Figueiredo disclosed this data on Tuesday on the fringes of the second phase for delivery of equipment and teaching materials for …

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Sal Island recorded eight cases of suicide in the last three years – Health delegate

Espargos, Oct 1 (Inforpress) – Sal Health Delegate Jose Rui Moreira said in an interview with Inforpress that the island has recorded eight cases of suicide in the past three years, not to mention “camouflaged” occurrences as accidents. World Suicide Prevention Day is officially scheduled for September 10, but Inforpress wanted to know about Sal’s …

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Sal Island: Nigerian detained in possession of 1.650 grams of cocaine is in custody

Espargos, Oct 1 (Inforpress) – A 49-year-old Nigerian man was arrested Sunday at Amílcar Cabral International Airport in Sal Island for possession of 1.50 grams of cocaine and, after being presented to the court, was held in custody. The man, who was arrested in the act by the Judiciary Police (PJ) following a routine passenger …

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Santo Antão hosts round table on “Networks and Alliances as an Instrument for Food Security and School Nutrition”

Porto Novo, Sep 30 (Inforpress) – “Networks and Alliances as an Instrument for Food Security and School Nutrition” is the theme of a round table that will be held from October 1st to 2nd, in the city of Porto Novo, Santo Antão. The round table is part of the Resilient Agro-Ecological Practices and Participatory Marketing …

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