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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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