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  1. AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural ExchangeRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    AFROPOP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE, the innovative documentary series on contemporary life, art and pop culture in the African Diaspora. Four films introduce powerful stories: African boxers journey across the Atlantic to match their skills against the best in the world; a teenage girl travels to Ghana and an expatriate from Sierra Leone returns to his homeland, each hoping to dispel prevailing myths about the two countries; and, Hurricane Katrina victims find themselves refugees in their own country.

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  2. Restorative juvenile justice is on the radar in the Cape Verde IslandsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | PressReleasePoint

    Cape Verde is interested in restorative juvenile justice as a means of preventing violence. This African country also wants to give children and adolescents in conflict with the law a new chance to rehabilitate themselves and to be reintegrated in society.

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  3. AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural ExchangeRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2016 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    AFROPOP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE, the innovative documentary series on contemporary life, art and pop culture in the African Diaspora. Four films introduce powerful stories: African boxers journey across the Atlantic to match their skills against the best in the world; a teenage girl travels to Ghana and an expatriate from Sierra Leone returns to his homeland, each hoping to dispel prevailing myths about the two countries; and, Hurricane Katrina victims find themselves refugees in their own country.

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  4. Public Television To Portray Transgender Women Who Reign In AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Black Enterprise

    ... of Tchindas for their views on their film and the issues it raises. MARC: It depends in how you look upon it. Cape Verde is an exception in Africa, a continent where the LGBT community is persecuted by law in 34 out of 54 countries. In the island of ...

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  5. Brockton to offer Portuguese immersionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Boston.com

    Connie Jonet-Branco used to drive her daughter two evenings a week to Norwood, three towns away, for Portuguese class so she could learn the family's native tongue. Starting in September, families won't have to leave the city for their children to become fluent in the language that's spoken in Cape Verde, Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, Guinea-Bissau, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, So Tom, Prncipe, and of course Portugal - as well as in many Brockton households.

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  6. Travel review: Azores, Cape Verdes, Canaries and Maderia have lots on ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Evening Times

    ... We stood for half an hour marvelling at nature's best. As Balmoral seemed to glide across the Atlantic to the Cape Verde islands off the coast of Africa, there was much excitement from fellow passengers as a school of whales passed by at close ...

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  7. Islands in the Atlantic BROWSING through the Fred Olsen brochure I...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Evening Times

    ... We stood for half an hour marvelling at nature's best. As Balmoral seemed to glide across the Atlantic to the Cape Verde islands off the coast of Africa, there was much excitement from fellow passengers as a school of whales passed by at close ...

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  8. Boston police cadet program draws diverse pool of applicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Boston.com

    When Boston's mayor and police commissioner revived the city's defunct police cadet program, the goal was to create a wider hiring pool to eventually boost diversity within the mostly white, mostly male Police Department. So far, the initiative - to get more women and people of color into the cadet program and eventually onto the force - appears to be working.

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  9. City of New Bedford, Whaling Museum, Cape Verde forge a cultural linkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | SouthCoastToday.com

    City officials are about to reveal the details of a permanent cultural link between New Bedford, the Whaling Museum, and the government of Cape Verde. The long-term cultural partnership will involve a permanent exhibition on whales and whaling in Sao Nicolau and Sao Vicente following a research visit exploring venues and logistics last year by city and museum officials.

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  10. Zika virus infection - Cape VerdeRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | World Health Organization

    On 21 October 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of Cape Verde informed WHO of the country's first reported epidemic of Zika virus infection. On 5 October 2015, health centres in Praia, Santiago Island began to report cases of cutaneous rash and pruritus with and apparently without fever.

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  11. At 23, Fall River's New Mayor Hopes Fresh Ideas Can Solve City's Old ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | WBUR-AM Boston

    ... get hot, fresh bread every Sunday morning." Correia's parents immigrated to Fall River as children, his dad from Cape Verde and his mother from the Azores. Being Luso American isn't everything, but it means a lot in a city where roughly half the ...

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  12. Tiny Cape Verde picks big fight with drug gangsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | Reuters

    Cape Verde's judicial police arrange drugs seized during their raid on targets in the Flying Boat case are seen before being burnt in Praia, Cape Verde, in this October 26, 2011 handout. Weapons seized by Cape Verde's judicial police during their raid on targets involved in the Flying Boat case are seen on display in Praia, Cape Verde, in this October 9, 2011 handout.

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  13. 'Finally our story has been told'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Barnstable Patriot

    Just as surely as the tides and sands leave their mark on Cape Cod, so do the lives and cultures of people of color who have lived here since before the European settlers. That's the lesson of "Journeys in the Light: Untold Stories of Cape Cod," a new documentary DVD released by the Zion Union Heritage Museum of Hyannis.

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  14. .com | 5 Surprising predictions for 2016's top destinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | News24

    With only one month of 2015 left, travellers are already on the lookout for the next destinations to uncover in the new year. Global travel search engine Skyscanner recently released its predictions for the hot spots to watch in 2016, revealing increasingly popular destinations - ranging from all-inclusive destinations like Cape Verde to more intrepid destinations, such as the Azores.

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  15. From Onset to the state department: Eleanor Lopes Akahloun tells her storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | SouthCoastToday.com

    A family vacation to northern New England ignited a spark in one little Onset child more than 60 years ago that led to life of adventure, travel and a rewarding 43-year career as an employee of the State Department stationed in embassies across the globe. Eleanor “Penny” Lopes Akahloun chronicles her colorful life in a new book entitled “The Magic of Dreams: An American Diplomat's Journey” that she wrote to encourage and motivate people of all ages to achieve their full potential.

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  16. Skyscanner Reveals the Hot Destinations for 2016Read the original story

    Nov 27, 2015 | Pressat

    Global travel search engine Skyscanner has released its predictions for the hot spots to watch in 2016. These destinations range from the new set of all-inclusive destinations like Cape Verde to the more intrepid destinations, such as the Azores.

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  17. Former Namibian President Pohamba Accepts Leadership PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Voice of America

    "This honor is not for me alone," Pohamba said Friday at a ceremony in Accra, Ghana. "I accept it with a sense of great humility, on behalf of the Namibian people, who entrusted me, through democratic processes, to lead our country as president for two consecutive terms."

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  18. Sara Tavares looks back to Lisbon's African rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | The Georgia Straight

    The songs of Lisbon-born and -based artist Sara TavarA s reflect the city's increasingly multicultural identity, with strong communities from lands that until 1974 were colonies of Portugal-such as Cape Verde, off the coast of northwest Africa. Ironically, TavarA s's ability to absorb a wide range of different rhythms and styles to be found in Lisbon today may come down to her family roots in the small and rocky archipelago.

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  19. Algeria hit seven as Ghana is among big guns to reach group phase of World Cup qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    ... Zambia, South Africa and Morocco are also through to the 20-nation group stage, that starts next October. Cape Verde, Congo Brazzaville, Guinea, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, Uganda, Gabon, Burkina Faso and Libya complete the line-up. Only two ...

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  20. Africa's 2018 World Cup hopefuls finalised, Ghana includedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    ... aggregate, Mali turned around their tie with Botswana, winning 2-0 in Bamako to progress 3-2 on aggregate, while Cape Verde achieved the same feat against Kenya, with a 2-0 win in Praia seeing them take the tie 2-1 on aggregate. The 20 winners ...

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