adrian kasperski envisions development for fogo island in cape verde
Sep20

adrian kasperski envisions development for fogo island in cape verde

sep 14, 2016 adrian kasperski envisions development for fogo island in cape verde adrian kasperski’s first impulse for choosing a future work topic was seeing one of the reports by fernando guerra–a famous portuguese photographer of architecture. the photos presented an almost unnoticeable building hidden in a nearly lunar landscape. after analysing the topic, it turned out that this building served as the cultural andadministration...

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Tropical storm Lisa forms west of Cape Verde Islands
Sep20

Tropical storm Lisa forms west of Cape Verde Islands

Tropical depression 13 has strengthened into tropical storm Lisa over the eastern tropical Atlantic, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday. Lisa, the 12th named storm of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, was located about 430 miles (690 kilometers) west of the Cape Verde Islands with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour (65 kmph), the Miami-based weather forecaster said. Lisa could strengthen further in the next...

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Cape Verde’s Lost Slave Town Unearthed
Sep05

Cape Verde’s Lost Slave Town Unearthed

New archaeological findings have brought to the fore interesting facts about Cape Verde’s lost slave town, Cidade Velha (formerly known as Ribeira Grande), according to CNN. Using 18th century maps, a team of archaeologists have begun discovering the lost chapters of Cape Verde’s past, including materials used to build the lost slave town, such as marble from Italy and limestone from the Maio Islands. “To the east we have the home of...

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Public Prosecutor investigating alleged Cape Verde visa-issuing scheme
Sep05

Public Prosecutor investigating alleged Cape Verde visa-issuing scheme

Portuguese authorities have already searched the premises of the Common Visa Centre and the Portuguese Embassy on the archipelago’s main island. The set up is suspected to involve making it difficult for locals to obtain a visa, pushing them into an illegal scheme where they can pay upwards of €4,000 for the permit....

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The Best Time to Invest Is Now?
Sep04

The Best Time to Invest Is Now?

Columnist Jeff Reeves with MarketWatch says right now is the best time ever to invest in real estate. He discounts fears by some about another housing crisis brewing – the uptick in “liar loans” or “Alt-A mortgages” and return of house flipping. He says any such bubble fears amount to “a lot of hogwash.” “Whether it’s stricter lending standards, a shift in attitudes among borrowers or simply the nation getting wiser about the risks of...

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