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Boa Vista: Court in the island continues with “strong increase” of legal proceedings – report highlights

Sal Rei, Oct 24 (Inforpress) – The Court of Boa Vista continues to record a “strong increase of legal proceedings”, with the entry of 389 new cases that, together with 250 pending, totaling 639 cases processed in the year now ending. This information can be found in the Justice Situation Report 2018/2019, noting that although …

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Minister Maritza Rosabal participates in international seminar on “Gender and Local Power” in Spain

Praia,  Oct 23 (Inforpress) – Minister of Education, Family and Social Inclusion, Maritza Rosabal, participates today in the colloquium “Territorial Experiences for Equal Work – National and Local Agendas”, as part of the international seminar “Gender and Local Power” which takes place in the city of Cordoba, Spain. In a press release, the Government states …

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Death / Minister: Autopsy concludes that Julio Herbert died of “acute myocardial infarction”

Praia City, Oct 23 (Inforpress) – The government said in a statement that the result of the autopsy performed on Tuesday on the body of the deputy minister, Julio Herbert, concluded that the cause of death resulted from an “acute myocardial infarction”. Julio Herbert was found dead in his office on Monday afternoon at the …

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Brava: Passengers stranded in Fogo accuse CV Interilles of “negligence”

Nova Sintra, Oct 22 (Inforpress) – A group of passengers from Brava Island who have been waiting for its return trip for a few days accuse CV Interilhas of “negligence” and stranded them on the island “without concrete information”. Austelino Tavares, the group’s spokesman, told Inforpress, there are passengers who have been waiting for information …

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Death / Minister: President of the Republic expresses regret over the death of Julio Herbert

Praia,  Oct 22 (Inforpress) – The President of the Republic, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, expressed regret over the death of Minister Julio Herbert, found dead in his cabinet at the Government Palace late last night. “Much regret for the death of Julio Herbert. My deepest condolences to family and friends, extending to the Cabo Verdean government,” …

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Death / Minister Julio Herbert: Members of Government “in shock” – National Director of Security

Praia, Oct 22 (Inforpress) – National Security Director Armindo Miranda said Monday night that the government members were “in shock” with the death of the deputy prime minister and Regional Integration, Julio Herbert. Speaking to journalists, following the forensic expertise and the transfer of Júlio Herbert’s body to the morgue, which took place around 9:30 …

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World Food Day: Minister calls for involvement of all in fighting food insecurity

Assomada, Oct 17 (Inforpress) – The Minister of Health and Social Security praised the gains made in terms of food and nutrition security, recalling, however, that the fight against food insecurity requires the involvement of all and in an articulated manner. Arlindo do Rosário was speaking on Wednesday representing the Government at the opening of …

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Santo Antão: University campus in 2020 to meet one of the Island’s development challenges – Mayor

Porto Novo, Oct 14 (Inforpress) – Higher education will be “a reality”, still this year, on the island of Santo Antão, with the creation of a campus of the Technical University of the Atlantic, focused on science and technology. The Mayor of Porto Novo, who believes that bringing higher education to Santo Antão, “already in …

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The public prosecutor’s office has charged former COJAP chief financial officer for embezzlement

Praia, Oct 14 (Inforpress) – The public prosecutor’s office (MP) has completed the investigation into the case where former COJAP Chief Financial Officer Nair Semedo is suspected of embezzling over 3.000.000 escudos and charged her of embezzlement. The public prosecutor’s office then issued an order to close the investigation in relation to the facts imputed …

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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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