Cabo Verde subiu quatro postos no ranking da FIFA
Jan16

Cabo Verde subiu quatro postos no ranking da FIFA

Cabo Verde subiu quatro postos, de 39.º para 35.º, ao contrário de Angola, que caiu de 88.º para 89.º, Moçambique (desceu de 118.º para 120.º) e São Tomé e Príncipe (passou de 158.º para 160.º), enquanto Guiné-Bissau (184.º) e Timor-Leste (190.º) conservaram as respectivas posições. 1. Espanha (1507 pontos) 2. Alemanha (1318) 3. Argentina (1251) 4. Colômbia (1200) 5. Portugal (1172) 6. Uruguai (1132) 7. Itália (1120) 8. Suíça (1113)...

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Councilor Moises Rodrigues on mission to Cape Verde
Jan15

Councilor Moises Rodrigues on mission to Cape Verde

BROCKTON —While the new City Council began tackling the issues facing Brockton during their first meeting on Monday night, one of the city’s newest councilor’s was on a different mission over 3,000 miles away. Councilor-at-large Moises Rodrigues, the city’s first Cape Verdean councilor, left the city on Friday for a 13-day-long trip to the island nation, which sits just off of the western coast of Africa. Rodrigues has been joined on...

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CV é o país de língua portuguesa mais bem classificado no Índice da Liberdade Económica
Jan15

CV é o país de língua portuguesa mais bem classificado no Índice da Liberdade Económica

Cabo Verde continuou a ser, entre os países de língua portuguesa, o mais bem classificado no Índice da Liberdade Económica da norte-americana Fundação Heritage, ocupando o 60º lugar com 66,1 pontos, mais 2,4 pontos do que na edição do ano passado. Na sua 20.ª edição, o índice terça-feira divulgado por aquela fundação indica que os ganhos mais significativos de Cabo Verde registaram-se nas liberdades laboral, de negócios, de...

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David Soares logs miles to West African drug conference
Jan14

David Soares logs miles to West African drug conference

Albany County District Attorney David Soares is in his native Cape Verde off the coast of West Africa this week as a keynote speaker at a drug policy conference sponsored by island nation’s ministry of justice and a nonprofit that describes itself as promoting “integrated development.” (Note: The website is largely in Portuguese, so this post is largely brought to you by Google Translate.) Soares, who was born on the Cape Verdean...

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Candido Lopes at 88,
 of Attleboro, a farmer
Jan14

Candido Lopes at 88,
 of Attleboro, a farmer

Candido Lopes of Attleboro, a farmer, winemaker, and writer, died Thursday at Sturdy Memorial Hospital. He was 88. Mr. Lopes was born in Cape Verde, where he was educated and served in the Cape Verde Army. While in Cape Verde, he worked as a farmer and was known for his winemaking. He was also an avid writer. Mr. Lopes moved to the United State in 1988. Husband of the late Andelina (Alves); Mr. Lopes is survived by nine daughters,...

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