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Employee of CV Handling arrested in Cabo Verde with 5.2 kilos of cocaine

Praia, May 27 (Inforpress) – The Judicial Police (PJ) announced on Saturday the arrest, at the Nelson Mandela International Airport in the City of Praia, of an employee of CV Handling, recently arrived from Guinea-Bissau, who was carrying 5.2 kilos of cocaine. In a statement, the PJ said that the arrest took place on Friday, …

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Fogo: Water tariff in the fountains of the region with reduction of 50 percent

São Filipe, May 23 (Inforpress) – The water provided to the population in the islands of Fogo and Brava, which are supplied through fountains because they do not have a home supply, started to cost six escudos since last May 15th. The administrator / delegate of the Intermunicipal Water Company (Águabrava), Rui Évora, who took …

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Brava: Parish priest expects participation of 210 people in the 6th Family Forum of the Fogo / Brava Region

Nova Sintra, May 23 (Inforpress) – The parish of Nossa Senhora do Monte, Brava, will host, on 24, 25 and 26 this month, the 6th Family Forum under the theme “Family becomes what you are”, with participation expected from 210 people. According to the parish priest of Brava, Euclides Pires, the participants will come from …

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New alcohol law will not solve problem, but it is an “important step” – responsible

Santa Cruz, May 23 (Inforpress) – The executive secretary of the Commission for the Coordination of Alcohol and Other Drugs (CCAD), Fernanda Marques, said on Wednesday that the new alcohol law “will not solve problems”, but that it is a “important step”. Fernanda Marques made these statements following the socialization of the law that establishes …

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Óscar Santos announces inauguration for “very soon” of the shelter house of Praia City

Praia, May 22 (Inforpress) – The City Hall of Praia will inaugurate “for “very soon” a shelter house to welcome the homeless on the outskirts of  Domingos Ramos High School and Agostinho Neto Hospital, at Platô, announced on Tuesday evening, 21, the mayor Óscar Santos. The mayor of Praia spoke on the sidelines of a …

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Ombudsman on the brink of reaching 1000 complaints – deputy ombudsman 

Praia, May 22 (Inforpress) – The Ombudsman is on the brink of reaching a thousand complaints and the biggest concern presented in the complaints is the promotions and career progressions of the administration’s employees. The information is provided by Deputy Ombudsman, Vera Querido, told Inforpress, during a meeting held this afternoon with the staff of …

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Union protests against the postponement of the process for reduction of the retirement age of seafarers 

Mindelo, May 22 (Inforpress) – The Metalworkers, Transport, Tourism and Communications Union (Simetec), representing the seafarers’ class, expressed on Tuesday “the most profound repudiation” for the government to postpone the process for the retirement age of seafarers. At a press conference in Mindelo, Simetec’s president, Tomas de Aquino, indicated that at the last meeting of …

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Brava: “The great majority of the people with hypertension do not adhere to treatments” – physician

Nova Sintra, May 20 (Inforpress) – The doctor from the Health Department of Brava Paloma Fernandes assured that the island has a lot of hypertensive patients, but most of them “do not adhere” to the treatments available in the health structure. The Health Department has promoted a hypertension campaign involving all employees in Furna and, …

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Praia hosts international conference on gender-based violence

Praia, May 13 (Inforpress) – The City of Praia will host on Wednesday and Thursday an international reflection on gender-based violence (VBG) promoted by the Cabo Verdean Association for the Fight against Gender-Based Violence (ACLCVBG). The Association count on in this initiative with the partnership of the Presidency of the Republic, the Embassy of Luxembourg …

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“The nurse is not only taking care of the patient, it is also a voice in defense of healthy people” – Vera Monteiro

Mindelo, May 13 (Inforpress) – The Nursing Superintendent of the Baptista de Sousa Hospital (HBS) in São Vicente defended Sunday that the role of the nurse is not only to take care of the patients, but must also be “a voice to defend the healthy people”. Vera Monteiro made these considerations in statements to Inforpress, …

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