Manuel Inocêncio Sousa promises to give special attention and support to media outlets, particularly in the private sector, if elected President of the Republic in the August 7 elections. The PAICV-endorsed candidate acknowledges the work and efforts of the press in the process of the development, affirmation and consolidation of democracy in the country (A Semana).
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Former Providence mayor and current Rhode Island state representative in the United States Congress David Cecillini has revealed that he is planning a visit to Cape Verde by a group of US congressmen (A Semana).
Praia mayor Ulisses Correia e Silva is in Israel, where, after participating in the International Conference of Mayors, he visited Masada National Park and the Dead Sea (A Semana).
Cape Verde and five other African countries are due in October to start gathering seismic and hydrographical data as part of a project to extend their continental shelves beyond 200 nautical miles, the Cape Verdean director-general for Global Affairs said (Macauhub).
The third edition of tourism trade fair Expotur, organized by the Directorate General of Tourism, will take place in the city of Porto Novo, on the island of Santo Antão, between June 24 and 26, during the local patron saint festivities. A total of 50 entities have already signed up to occupy the stands at the event, meaning that all available exposition space will be occupied (A Semana).
The president of the São Vicente municipal assembly has written a letter to mayor Augusto Neves in which he calls on the municipal chamber to inform the municipal assembly regarding everything related to the sale of municipal lands and buildings. The objective, according to municipal assembly president João Gomes, is to “correct practices that do not coincide with legal provisions” and achieve “greater transparency and rigor in the management of the public trust” (A Semana).
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