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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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