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Celina Ferreira praises policies linking health and human rights to help the country in eliminating vertical transmission of HIV by 2020

Praia, Aug 13 (Inforpress) – The CCS-AIDS Executive Secretary considered the link between health and human rights essential for the triumph of HIV / AIDS policy when the objective is to certify the elimination of vertical transmission by 2020. The Executive Secretary of the AIDS Coordinating Committee (CCS-AIDS), Celina Ferreira, made these remarks in a …

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University of Santiago creates Distance Learning Programm for Cabo Verdeans in Diaspora

Praia, Aug 12 (Inforpress) – The University of Santiago created US Virtual Diaspora to offer, as of October, a distance learning programme for Cabo Verdeans living in the United States of America (US) and other parts of the world. The creation of US Virtual Diaspora was thanks to a proposal by a group of US-based …

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Prosecutor accuses former CMP employee for 26 crimes of document forgery and qualified fraud

Praia, Aug 12 (Inforpress) – The Public Prosecutor’s Office (MP) has indicted and requested the criminal prosecution of a former City Hall of Praia (CMP) employee for 26 crimes of document forgery and qualified fraud. According to a publication on the Public Prosecutor’s Office website, this decision follows a complaint filed reporting facts that occurred …

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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 Lourenço dos Orgãos: Locality of Levada received a kindergarten and Multipurpose Center in an investment of 2.5 million escudos

João Teves, Aug 8 (Inforpress) – The rural community of Levada, in São Lourenço dos Órgãos (countryside of Santiago Island), has received a kindergarten and a Multipurpose Center, rehabilitated by the City Hall, in partnership with the Government. The inauguration of works, budgeted at 2.5 million escudos, framed within the scope of the Municipality Day …

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Tuberculosis mortality rate is within WHO parameters but requires redoubled efforts, Health minister

Praia, Aug 7 (Inforpress) – The health minister has revealed that the mortality rate for tuberculosis in Cabo Verde is within the parameters set by WHO, but warns for the need to redouble efforts in this “important public health problem” . During the closing of the 3rd African Parliamentary Summit on Tuberculosis, this Tuesday in …

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Drug Trafficking: Praia court decrees pre-trial detention for five Brazilian citizens

Praia, Aug 7 (Inforpress) – The Praia court ordered a pre-trial detention for the five Brazilian citizens arrested Saturday, 3rd, in Port of Praia, at Perpétuo Socorro de Abaete II vessel ”, with 2.256.2 kilos of cocaine on board. According to court information, they were presented Monday, 5th, to the court for the first interrogation …

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SIACSA denounces “culture of fear” and “modern slavery” in São Vicente’s work environment

Mindelo, Aug 6 (Inforpress) – The president of the Union of Industry, Agriculture, Trade and Related Services (SIACSA) today considered in Mindelo that the “culture of fear” and “modern slavery” are the main problems facing the workers in São Vicente. Gilberto Lima, who was speaking today at a press conference, said he did not like …

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Boa Vista: Landowners in southern airport area “dissatisfied” awaiting decision on building permit

Sal Rei, Aug 5 (Inforpress) – Landowners in southern airport area in Rabil say they are “dissatisfied and see no solution” to solve the problem of purchased lots where they are unable to get build permits due to proximity of the parcel with the airport. The group of landowners in southern airport area in Boa …

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Uni-CV promotes event to celebrate 40th anniversary of public higher education in Cabo Verde

Praia, Jul 31 (Inforpress) – Uni-CV promotes today the event to commemorate the 40th anniversary of higher education in the country, with panel discussions on the role of universities in promoting sustainable development and social cohesion and learning catalyst education. According to a publication on the University of Cabo Verde (Uni-CV) website, the event aims, …

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