Ambassador Daigle’s Remarks: Opening of the English Course for Cabo Verdean Journalists

U.S. Embassy Praia Public Affairs Section For Public Release (As Prepared) January 15, 2019 Opening Remarks at the English Course for Cabo Verdean Journalists AMBASSADOR DAIGLE: I would first like to thank the Cabo Verdean Association of Journalists (AJOC) for the invitation to be here with you on this important occasion to open the English ... Read More»

Ambassador Daigle’s Remarks: Opening of the University of Cabo Verde English Master’s Program

U.S. Embassy Praia Public Affairs Section For Public Release (As Prepared) University of Cabo Verde January 6, 2020 Opening of University of Cabo Verde English Master’s Program AMBASSADOR DAIGLE: It is an honor to be here for the opening of the University of Cabo Verde’s English Language Teaching and Linguistics Master’s Program. The United States ... Read More»

Security Alert – Heightened Middle East Tensions

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Cabo Verde (January 7, 2020)  Location: Cabo Verde Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad.   Out of an abundance of caution, U.S. Embassy personnel are instructed to remain vigilant.  The Embassy will continue to ... Read More»

Deputy Secretary John J. Sullivan Remarks at Roundtable Discussion on Enhancing Trade and Investment in Africa

DEPUTY SECRETARY SULLIVAN:  Well, thank you, Keith.  It’s a great honor for me to be here. Your Excellencies, members of the business community, distinguished guests, friends and colleagues, thank you so much for being here for this important discussion we have this morning to discuss trade and investment between the United States and Africa. And ... Read More»

Commander of U.S. Naval Forces Africa Admiral Foggo Visits Praia

Admiral James Foggo, the Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples, U.S. Naval Forces Europe, and U.S. Naval Forces Africa, visited Praia, Cabo Verde on March 19-20, 2019. Admiral Foggo meet with National Defense Director Paulo Lopes and National Security Advisor Carlos Reis to discuss regional security cooperation and enhancing African maritime security. Under Admiral ... Read More»

In tribute: George H.W. Bush, 41st president

By Lauren Monsen  – Dec 1, 2018 George Herbert Walker Bush, who served as the 41st president of the United States, died November 30 at the age of 94. He was the longest-lived president in U.S. history and a statesman whose service to his country spanned his entire adult life. Before becoming president, he served in posts ranging ... Read More»

Rededication of Jewish cemeteries in Santo Antão.

On November 6, two newly restored jewish cemeteries were inaugurated in Ponta do Sol and Penha de França in Ribeira Grande, Santo Antão. The event was attended by the United States Chargée d’Affaires, Marissa Scott, the President of the National Assembly of Cabo Verde, Jorge Santos, the Mayor of Ribeira Grande, Orlando Delgado, the President ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: National Police Strike in Praia

The U.S. Department of State alerts U.S. citizens traveling and residing abroad that a Cabo Verdean National Police strike is currently underway in Praia and throughout all nine islands. The strike began at midnight Tuesday, Dec. 26 to protest grievances over benefits and pay. This is the first strike in the force’s 147 year history, so it’s ... Read More»

New Entry Period for Diversity Visa Program (DV- 2019)

Praia, October 16, 2017;  Due to technical issues, the registration period for DV-2019 is being restarted, and all entries made prior to October 18, 2017, will need to be resubmitted for the entrant to be considered. We regret the inconvenience to Diversity Visa entrants. The new registration period for DV-2019 opens for electronic entries at ... Read More»

2016 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor

Cabo Verde Moderate Advancement In 2016, Cabo Verde made a moderate advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor. The Government approved a National Plan to Combat Sexual Violence Against Children and Adolescents and expanded the Code of Ethics Against the Sexual Exploitation of Children to Fogo Island. However, children in Cabo ... Read More»

CABO VERDE – 2017 TIP Report

The Government of Cabo Verde does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking; however, it is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated significant efforts during the reporting period by initiating six sex trafficking investigations under the 2015 anti-trafficking penal code amendments and convicting one trafficker to four years ... Read More»

EducationUSA – Advising Prospective Students

The EducationUSA Advising Center provides information for those considering study in the United States of America. The purpose of the Center is to provide unbiased information about higher education opportunities. The advisor can guide the interested person through research on institutions and courses of study, and provide counsel on application procedures and financial assistance options. ... Read More»

How to Apply for a U.S. Visa Online. It’s easier than!

Every year, millions of people are issued visas to travel to America, some for tourism, some to visit friends and family, some to study, some for medical treatment, some for business meetings and even some who just like to shop. All these people have something in common, they all applied for their visa to visit ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update on Zika Virus

The U.S. Embassy in Praia, Cabo Verde informs U.S. citizens that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has upgraded its advisories regarding the Zika Virus .  For general information about Zika, please visit the CDC website .  To obtain Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) travel notices, call the CDC at 1-800- CDC -INFO (1-800-232-4636) from within the United States, or 1-404-639-3534 ... Read More»
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