Rob has helped shape beautiful Cape Verde
Aug30

Rob has helped shape beautiful Cape Verde

He borrowed £94m when he was just 23 and bet it all on a holiday development – now he’s helping shape a whole country. Not to mention the fact he teamed up with partners of Donald Trump to redevelop Toronto’s downtown. It’s fair to say Rob Jarrett isn’t one to rest on his laurels. At the tender age of 12 he already had set up two companies – with 26 of his school friends helping him wash cars and dig...

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Cape Verde lists Jewish cemeteries as heritage sites
Aug28

Cape Verde lists Jewish cemeteries as heritage sites

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The government of Cape Verde listed the island nation’s Jewish cemeteries and some other structures as heritage sites. A Washington-based group, the Cape Verde Jewish Heritage Project, announced the June 29 designation of the sites as part of the country’s “National Historical Patrimony” this week in an email to its members. The designation means that the cemeteries may not be destroyed and that a number of...

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The 7 best things to do on the chilled out island of Sal, Cape Verde
Aug28

The 7 best things to do on the chilled out island of Sal, Cape Verde

CAPE VERDE should be your next holiday destination – here’s the best seven things to do on its most popular island Sal. Go shark-spotting “No stress” is the mantra of Cape Verde but you will feel exhilarated by sharing the water with their sharks. At Shark Bay, near Feijoal, on the island of Sal, you can wade out to see these stunning adult lemon sharks, each growing to a gigantic eight feet in length. Watch as they duck...

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Cape Verde creole: DNA, speech data reveal history of genetic, linguistic evolution
Aug28

Cape Verde creole: DNA, speech data reveal history of genetic, linguistic evolution

ANN ARBOR—An interdisciplinary team of geneticists and linguists has found that the language of the creole-speaking population of Cape Verde, off the northwest coast of Africa, has been passed down over generations in a way that largely mimics how genes are transmitted from parents to offspring. The researchers—all with University of Michigan ties—have contributed to a first-of its-kind study that explored the connections between...

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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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