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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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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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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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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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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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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