Island News


09/09/2009 - Hillary Clinton visits Cape Verde

US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton saw Cape Verde as a good example to other African Countries More »


09/09/2009 - New dams for Santiago

Three new dams are due to begin construction on Santiago in 2010 More »


09/09/2009 - Euro 300 million investment in ports and airport

Fogo, Sal, Santiago, Sao Vicente and Santo Antao are to benefit from inprovements More »


09/09/2009 - Sea turtles protected in Sao Nicolau

Beaches used by sea turtles on the island will be watched over constantly between July and September More »


09/09/2009 - Travel agent Sol Tropico benefits from its new flights to Boa Vista

Portuguese travel agent Sol Tropico saw its revenues rise by 56.5% in the first half of 2009 More »


09/09/2009 - Euro 500 million credit lines for Cape Verde

Portugal and Cape Verde are due to sign agreements for credit lines totalling Euro 500 million More »


09/09/2009 - Cidade Velha one of "seven wonders"

Cidade Velha is one of the "seven wonders of Portuguese origin in the world" More »


05/06/2009 - Cape Verde visa facilitation with Europe

European Commission expected to be given mandate for visa facilitation accord with Cape Verde More »


21/05/2009 - Bank of Cape Verde forecasts growth of 5%

The governor of Cape Verde's central bank admitted today that the country's economy had cooled somewhat, but even so predicted that growth for 2009 would stand at approximately 5%. More »


20/05/2009 - Cape Verde receives highest grade in classification of world's most democratic countries

The international association e-Parliament awarded Cape Verde the highest possible score for its democratic elections More »


13/05/2009 - CV Telecom signs deal for new international undersea cable

Cape Verde Telecom (CVT) has signed two deals in South Africa to be part of a second undersea cable, worth US$25 million (around 2 billion Cape Verdean escudos), Cape Verdean news agency Inforpress reported More »


13/05/2009 - Cape Verde: An African success story - Standard & Poor's

Cape Verde is "an African success story," above all for the stability and running of its institutions, according to Standard & Poor's. More »


13/05/2009 - Number of tourists rises 6 pct in 2008

The number of guests that checked into Cape Verde's hotels in 2008 rose by 6 percent in 2008 against 2007 More »


13/05/2009 - Portugal provides credit line for renewable energy

The governments of Cape Verde and Portugal signed a memorandum of understanding to open a credit line worth 100 million Euro to carry out projects in the renewable energy sector in Cape Verde. More »


13/05/2009 - Installation of wind farms increases electricity production

The government of Cape Verde, in partnership with infrastructure development company InfraCo, plans to increase energy production in the country by setting up four wind farms More »


13/05/2009 - Proposals for Special Partnership discussed on 12 November in Brussels

Cape Verde is due to present a document on what it wishes to gain from its Special Partnership with the European Union on 12 November in Brussels More »


13/05/2009 - EU provides 51 million Euro from 2008-2013

Cape Verde will receive 51 million Euro from the 10th European Development Fund from 2008 to 2013 More »


13/05/2009 - Air carrier Sata wants to link Madeira to Cape Verde

Azorean air carrier Sata wants to link the Madeira and Cape Verde archipelagos by air More »


13/05/2009 - Cape Verde becomes 153rd member of WTO

Cape Verde became on Wednesday the 153rd member of the World Trade Organization, concluding a candidacy process that began in 1999 More »


13/05/2009 - Halcyon Air to bless its first aircraft

Private airline Halcyon Air will have its ATR 42-320 aircraft blessed on 19th July, by the Bishop of Mindelo, Arlindo Furtado. More »


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