Job Opportunities – Resource Coordination Assistant

U.S. Embassy Praia is seeking qualified Applicants for the following position: Resource Coordination Assistant  – FSN 9 Deadline to Apply: Not Later than JUNE 14, 2021. See below for instructions on submitting your application. Applications must be completed and submitted using the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) To Apply* from OpenNet:  OpenNet Link to ERA Note: Google Chrome browser is recommended. Supervisors, please forward this information to …

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Ambassador Jeff Daigle remarks at the Earth Day 2021 event promoted by ADAD

The United States Ambassador to Cabo Verde Jeff Daigle participated in the celebrations of the Earth Day event promoted by ADAD. Delivered in Portuguese.   DISCURSO DO EMBAIXADOR DOS EUA, JEFF DAIGLE POR OCASIÃO DO DIA DA TERRA PRAIA, 22 DE ABRIL DE 2021   Excelentíssimo Senhor Presidente da Câmara Municipal da Praia Senhor Presidente …

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Joint Statement on the Third United States-Cabo Verde Partnership Dialogue

The Governments of the United States and Cabo Verde held their third bilateral Partnership Dialogue on March 30, 2021.  With interagency participation from both countries, U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary of State Robert Godec and Cabo Verde Minister of Foreign Affairs and Communities Abroad and of Defense Rui Figueiredo Soares launched the Dialogue. Economic Growth and …

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Ambassador Daigle remarks at the CNDHC event regarding the Social and Judicial situation of the LGBTQ community

United States Ambassador to Cabo Verde, Jeff Daigle delivered remarks at the National Committee of Human Rights in Cabo Verde (CNDHC) event regarding the Social and Judicial situation of the LGBTQ community. Remarks delivered in Portuguese:   DISCURSO DO EMBAIXADOR JEFF DAIGLE, POR OCASIÃO DA SOCIALIZAÇÃO DA VERSÃO PRELIMINAR DO ESTUDO DA COMISSÃO NACIONAL DOS …

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Ambassador Daigle brief remarks at the ACRIDES Child Friendly Justice project

REMARKS OF AMBASSADOR JEFF DAIGLE, ON THE OPENING OF THE NATIONAL DIALOGUE OF ACRIDES – CHILD FRIENDLY JUSTICE PROJECT REMARKS DELIVERED IN PORTUGUESE   DISCURSO DO EMBAIXADOR JEFF DAIGLE, POR OCASIÃO DA ABERTURA DO DIÁLOGO NACIONAL, ORGANIZADO NO ÂMBITO DO PROJETO JUSTIÇA AMIGA DA CRIANÇA, IMPLEMENTADO PELA ACRIDES   Salão de Banquetes da Assembleia Nacional, …

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Business Opportunities: Minor Construction Project

The United States Embassy located in Praia has a minor construction project as listed below:  (1)      Supplying & Installing a Perimeter Fence with screening and an entrance gate (2)      Supplying & Installing a Perimeter lighting grid with concrete footers (3)      Supplying, Converting, and setting level a 20-ft Container to serve as Guard Booth with windows, a door, a single-phase …

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Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with the Cabo Verdean Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense Rui Figueiredo.

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with the Cabo Verdean Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense Rui Figueiredo. The Secretary noted that the United States is proud to be a friend to Cabo Verde, which is a model of democratic governance and human rights in Africa. Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Figueiredo discussed our …

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U.S. Provides $1 Million to Cabo Verde to Strengthen Criminal Justice to Fight Organized Crime.

The Ambassador of the United States, Jeff Daigle, the Minister of Justice, Janine Lelis, the UN Resident Coordinator in Cape Verde, Ana Graça and the UNODC Senior Coordinator, Cristina Andrade participated in the official launch of the three-year program that will combat and prevent organized crime in Cabo Verde. The project will be implemented by …

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Ambassador Daigle Remarks at the Groundbreaking for Four Points by SHERATON

REMARKS BY U.S. AMBASSADOR JEFF DAIGLE GROUNDBREAKING FOR FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON Mindelo, São Vicente February 16, 2021 Your Excellency the Prime Minister, Mayor of São Vicente, Maseyka Holdings Investments Chief Operating Officer, President of Cabo Verde TradeInvest, Invited guests, It is with great pleasure that I participate today in the groundbreaking ceremony for this …

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Ambassador Daigle brief remarks at the COOPESCA-SN site visit in Rincão

REMARKS OF AMBASSADOR JEFF DAIGLE, ON THE OCCASION OF A PROJECT SITE VISIT Promotion of Artisanal Fishing and Marketing, implemented by COOPESCA-SN Rincão, Santa Catarina, February 12, 2021   It is with immense pleasure that I make this visit to the Artisanal Fishing Promotion project that COOPESCA is implementing. I am very happy to be …

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Statement by President Joe Biden On Black History Month

Statement by President Joe Biden On Black History Month FEBRUARY 01, 2021 •  STATEMENTS AND RELEASES This February, during Black History Month, I call on the American people to honor the history and achievements of Black Americans and to reflect on the centuries of struggle that have brought us to this time of reckoning, redemption, and hope. We have …

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Press Release: Request for Expressions of Interest in private sector grants from the Trade Hub’s COVID-19

U.S. Embassy Praia, Cabo Verde FOR DISTRIBUTION: Wednesday, December 9, 2020 PRESS RELEASE Request for Expressions of Interest in private sector grants from the Trade Hub’s COVID-19 Rapid Response in Cabo Verde co-investment program. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) West Africa Trade and Investment Hub issued a solicitation on December 8, 2020 …

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Job Opportunities – Security Cooperation Assistant

U.S. Mission Praia is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the below mentioned position. Security Cooperation Assistant – FSN 8 Deadline to Apply: Not Later than 16-DECEMBER-2020. All applications must be submitted through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) to be considered. To apply online, please visit this page  Electronic Recruitment Applications the link will function better under google chrome. Link: https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/cpv/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms. Thorough consideration is …

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Ambassador Daigle remarks at the University of Cabo Verde’s 14th anniversary.

U.S. Ambassador to Cabo Verde, Jeff Daigle delivered remarks at the University of Cabo Verde’s 14th anniversary. Remarks in Portuguese: DISCURSO DE SUA EXCELÊNCIA, EMBAIXADOR JEFF DAIGLE Universidade de Cabo Verde – Cerimónia de Aniversário   Magnífica Reitora, Dra. Judite Nascimento Caros colegas do Corpo Diplomático Ilustres Convidados Minhas Senhoras e Meus Senhores   É …

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The United States Provides Over $1.5 million to Help Cabo Verde Respond to COVID-19

Press Release – September 3, 2020 The United States Provides Over $1.5 million to Help Cabo Verde Respond to COVID-19   The U.S. government is prioritizing foreign assistance to maximize the impact of the United States’ global response to COVID-19 and meet urgent needs.  As part of this effort, on August 21, the Department of State …

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Updated Department of State Travel Advisory for Cabo Verde

The U.S. Department of State updated the Travel Advisory for Cabo Verde on August 17, 2020, to Level 3 (“Reconsider Travel”).  This update is a downgrade from the previous Level 4 Travel Advisory (“Do Not Travel”) for Cabo Verde that automatically replaced the Global Level 4 Health Advisory.  Travelers are encouraged to read the entire Advisory , which …

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U.S. Embassy Statement in Support of Cabo Verde’s Independent Judiciary

Press Release – August 25, 2020 U.S. Embassy Statement in Support of Cabo Verde’s Independent Judiciary The ongoing litigation concerning the United States’ request to extradite Alex Saab to face charges of money laundering is a judicial matter to be decided by the independent courts of Cabo Verde. Judicial independence is a cornerstone of democracy. …

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Learn More about U.S. Cabo Verde University Partnership (USCVUP) Initiative

The U.S. Embassy Praia is proud to announce as part of our U.S. Cabo Verde University Partnership (USCVUP) Initiative a new open grant competition that allows U.S. and Cabo Verdean organizations to submit proposals for programs focused on strengthening existing ties and fostering new collaboration between U.S. and Cabo Verdean higher education institutions.   NOTE: Embassy Praia will host a Zoom …

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Inter-island Transport Resumed

(July 17, 2020) Location:  Cabo Verde Event:  Inter-island Transport Resumed As of July 15, inter-island flights and maritime transport resumed between all islands.  A negative COVID-19 test is required to travel from the islands of Santiago and Sal.  As of July 17, there were 1,016 active COVID-19 cases in Cabo Verde.  Cabo Verde remains under a “State …

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Cabo Verde 2019 International Religious Freedom Report

CABO VERDE 2019 INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM REPORT Executive Summary The constitution and other laws protect the right of individuals to choose, practice, profess, and change their religion. The law provides for freedom of religion and worship and provides for equal rights in accordance with the constitution and international law. The law requires religious groups to prove they have 500 members before they …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: POSSIBLE Repatriation Flights

Location:  Praia, Cabo Verde Event:  Message for U.S. Citizens:  POSSIBLE Repatriation Flights The U.S. government is working to organize repatriation flights for U.S. citizens in certain West African countries over the coming days, which could include limited space-available seating for passengers in Praia, Cabo Verde.  To register interest in these POSSIBLE flights, U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) must complete …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: POSSIBLE Repatriation Flights on Tuesday, March 31 and Wednesday, April 1.

Location:  Praia, Cabo Verde  Event: Message for U.S. Citizens:  POSSIBLE Repatriation Flights on Tuesday, March 31 and Wednesday, April 1 The U.S. government is working to organize repatriation flights for U.S. citizens in certain West African countries on Tuesday, March 31 and Wednesday, April 1, which would include limited space-available seating for passengers in Praia, …

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Alert: IMPORTANT ACTION REQUESTED for Those Continuing to Seek Repatriation Assistance to the United States

U.S. Embassy Praia, Cabo Verde (March 29, 2020) Location:  Praia, Cabo Verde  Event:  Message for U.S. Citizens:  IMPORTANT ACTION REQUESTED for Those Continuing to Seek Repatriation Assistance to the United States The Government of Cabo Verde’s current suspension of international travel into/out of the country and severe restrictions on all air and maritime inter-island connections …

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Ambassador Daigle delivers brief remarks at the Acceler8 Startup in Maio

U.S. Ambassador to Cabo Verde, Jeff Daigle delivered brief remarks at the Acceler8 Startup closing ceremony in the island of Maio. Remarks delivered in Portuguese:   Excelentíssimo Senhor Pedro Lopes, Secretário de Estado para a Inovação e Formação Profissional, Senhor Samir da Cruz Silva, Diretor Executivo da Business Center do Maio, Senhor Diretor da Escola …

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Global Level 3 Health Advisory – Reconsider Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  Many areas throughout the world are now experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and taking action that may limit traveler mobility, including quarantines and border restrictions.  Even countries, jurisdictions, or areas where cases have not been reported may restrict travel …

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Proclamation: Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Presidential Proclamation on Travel to the United States Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus On January 31, 2020, I issued Proclamation 9984 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus and Other …

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Ambassador Daigle deliver brief remarks at the Whaling Museum in S. Nicolau

U.S. Ambassador in Cabo Verde, Jeff Daigle deliver brief remarks at the inauguration of the Whaling Museum in São Nicolau. Remarks delivered in Portuguese: Discurso do Embaixador dos EUA por ocasião da inauguração da Exposição Baleiro e Museu da Pesca    Tarrafal, São Nicolau – 21 de Novembro de 2019   Excelentíssimo Sr. Secretário de Estado …

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Ambassador Jeff Daigle remarks at Fonte Aleixo, Santa Catarina do Fogo.

U.S. Ambassador to Cabo Verde, Jeff Daigle delivered remarks at the inauguration of the Fruticultura project in Fogo. Remarks in Portuguese: DISCURSO DO SENHOR EMBAIXADOR DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS DA AMÉRICA, JEFF DAIGLE POR OCASIÃO DA INAUGURAÇÃO DO PROJECTO DE PROMOÇÃO À FRUTICULTURA    Fonte Aleixo, Santa Catarina do Fogo  18 de setembro de 2019   …

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Ambassador Daigle Credentialing Ceremony Remarks

U.S. Ambassador Jeff Daigle delivers his remarks at Cabo Verdean president palace during his credentials ceremony. Remarks delivered in Portuguese:   DISCURSO DO SR. EMBAIXADOR JEFF DAIGLE POR OCASIÃO DA APRESENTAÇÃO DAS CARTAS CREDENCIAIS   10 de Setembro de 2015,   Sua Excelência, Senor Presidente da República de Cabo Verde, Dr. Jorge Carlos Fonseca Excelência …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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