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Cape Verde

Cape Verde

An island country of the Atlantic Ocean west of Senegal. The islands were settled by the Portuguese in the mid-15th century, became a colony in 1495 and an overseas province in 1951, and gained independence in 1975. Praia, on São Tiago Island, is the capital.

Cape Ver′de·an (vûr′dē-ən) adj. & n.

Cape Verdean

(Placename) of or relating to Cape Verde or its inhabitants
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Cape Verde
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Cape Verdean Consul General Herminio Moniz presented the donation of US $ 20,000 to the Director of the Cape Verdean Veterans Memorial Project (CVVM), Lucy Rose.
The Hilton at Cabo Verde 'YOU'LL look 10 years younger," our guide Admir promises as I let volcanic clay seep into my skin and float effortlessly in the saline water of Pedra Lume, a flooded caldera on the Cape Verdean island Sal.
The dining options include: The Bounty Beach Club, which blends international cuisine with Creole hospitality; Pool Bar; Cize Bar, with jazz, soul and Cape Verdean music; and Magellan, which is the hotel's all-day dining restaurant.
HH Shaikh Khalid conveyed greetings from His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to the Cape Verde president, and his wishes of abundant health and happiness to him and of further progress and prosperity to the friendly Cape Verdean people.
The first narrative film from director Pedro Costa in nine years, "Horse Money" is a visually striking, dreamlike journey into the mind of Ventura, an old Cape Verdean immigrant living in Lisbon.
Consequently, most African nationalities are still ranked in the second half of all participating states as nationalities of only Medium Quality: The Cape Verdean nationality ranked 86 in the QNI General Ranking, followed by South African (87), Ghanaian (89), Botswanan (91), and Gambian (94) nationalities.
The Cape Verdean immigrant, who died in a tractor accident in 2009, has never been officially ruled out of the inquiry.
Soul legends The Temptations and The Four Tops will be joined by Cape Verdean brothers Tavares at The Genting Arena, NEC, on October 25.
Necessarily Black: Cape Verdean Youth, Hip-Hop Culture, and a Critique of Identity.
Having found him in the cramped office of the Cape Verde Sport Fishing Company, we boarded the Lady Di II to join Cape Verdean captain Silvestre and his Italian mate Danny to try to find tuna, amberjack, wahoo and blue marlin.
The project is staffed entirely by skilled Cape Verdean employees and with sustainability at its core; it has avoided an estimated 55,000 tonnes of carbon emissions a year and averted the need to import 15 million litres of diesel a year," The additional share purchase will allow further expansion and other uses of wind energy in Cape Verde.