Cape Verde

Country Cape Verde
Capital Praia
Continent Africa
Currency Cape Verdean escudo(CVE)
Languages Portuguese & Cape Verdean Creole

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The uninhabited islands were discovered and colonized by the Portuguese in the 15th century; Cape Verde subsequently became a trading center for African slaves and later an important coaling and resupply stop for whaling and transatlantic shipping. Following independence in 1975, and a tentative interest in unification with Guinea-Bissau, a one-party system was established and maintained until multi-party elections were held in 1990. Cape Verde continues to exhibit one of Africa's most stable democratic governments. Repeated droughts during the second half of the 20th century caused significant hardship and prompted heavy emigration. As a result, Cape Verde's expatriate population is greater than its domestic one. Most Cape Verdeans have both African and Portuguese antecedents.

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Cape Verde - Wikipedia
Cape Verde - CIA World Fact Book
Cape Verde - BBC
Cape Verde - Timeline - BBC

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Suicide prevention event aimed at Brockton's Cape Verdean community - Enterprise News

Enterprise News

Suicide prevention event aimed at Brockton's Cape Verdean community
Enterprise News
“Within our culture and the community, there is a stigma,” said Alberto Alves, a clinical coordinator for the Cape Verdean Association of Brockton, adding that the issue affects all nationalities. “When you're thinking mental health, there's ...



Brits have a new favourite holiday destination – it's more exotic than you might think - Daily Star

Daily Star

Brits have a new favourite holiday destination – it's more exotic than you might think
Daily Star
Take a stroll around Santa Maria and see Cape Verde in all of its glory. With a melting pot of cultures, it's a colorful and atmospheric place to explore, filled with plenty of fresh cuisine and wonderful shops. 3. It has some of the most scenic quad ...



Cape Verde, Guinea, Mali and Senegal resume battle to qualify for FIBA AfroBasket 2017 - FIBA

FIBA

Cape Verde, Guinea, Mali and Senegal resume battle to qualify for FIBA AfroBasket 2017
FIBA
They are followed by Mali (2-1) and Cape Verde (1-2) while Senegal rank last with one victory in three games. Senegal will open the second leg of the qualifier facing Guinea on Friday while Cape Verde will go up against Mali early in the day. The teams ...

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Cape Verde in pictures: Living with volcanoes - BBC News

BBC News

Cape Verde in pictures: Living with volcanoes
BBC News
The rugged volcanic islands of Cape Verde, off the West African coast, are much more than the glorious beaches enjoyed by tourists. Each island has its own unique character, as Martin Plaut recently discovered. Terraced landscape in Sao Antao, Cape ...



Correia elected President of Cape Verde Basketball Federation - FIBA

FIBA

Correia elected President of Cape Verde Basketball Federation
FIBA
8 Mario Ildo Machado L. Correia (CPV) - Egypt v Cape Verde, Day 9 of the 2013 FIBA Africa Championship in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, 28 August, Quarter Final Round. PRAIA - A four-time FIBA AfroBasket competitor, Mario Correia is the new President of Cape ...



Cabo Verde reinforces openness to foreign investment - Macauhub

Macauhub

Cabo Verde reinforces openness to foreign investment
Macauhub
Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), the Portuguese-speaking African country with the highest level of development and greatest political and economic stability, is preparing a set of measures to further open up the archipelago to foreign investment, according to ...



Cape Verde: the Atlantic's scorching secret - Spectator.co.uk

Spectator.co.uk

Cape Verde: the Atlantic's scorching secret
Spectator.co.uk
I'm standing in the Atlantic Ocean with Mr Obama, as sharks swim just a few yards away from us. Such is life in Cape Verde. Mr Obama isn't Barack, of course. He's a Cape Verdian tour guide whose startling resemblance to the newly ex-POTUS gave rise to ...



Gemma Atkinson shows off her toned figure as she splashed around on the beach during a break in Cape Verde - The Sun

The Sun

Gemma Atkinson shows off her toned figure as she splashed around on the beach during a break in Cape Verde
The Sun
SOAP beauty Gemma Atkinson shows just why she's caught the eye of footballer Ryan Giggs and singer Olly Murs as she has a dip in the sea. The former Emmerdale actress splashed about in the sun during a bikini break to Cape Verde. Gemma Atkinson.



British holidaymakers drive 13.6% ris... | Travel Weekly - Travel Weekly UK

Travel Wires

British holidaymakers drive 13.6% ris... | Travel Weekly
Travel Weekly UK
UK visitors have driven a 13.6% rise in tourist numbers in Cape Verde, new figures show.
Cape Verde reports tourism increase - TravelWiresTravel Wires

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Gemma Atkinson flaunts washboard abs in Cape Verde | Daily Mail ... - Daily Mail

Daily Mail

Gemma Atkinson flaunts washboard abs in Cape Verde | Daily Mail ...
Daily Mail
The Emmerdale star, 32, proudly showcased her rippling abs and incredibly lean legs as she stripped to a chic navy bikini for her relaxing day at the beach.
Gemma Atkinson looks toned and hot in a bikini on holiday in Cape ...Mirror.co.uk

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