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Cape Verde Business & Economy News

In Cape Verde on March 8, 2012 at 7:26 pm

ECONOMY

The Leeward Islands Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services is promoting the participation of a Cape Verdean business delegation in the 19th edition of the Barcelona food fair in Spain, which takes place between March 26 and 29 (A Semana).

Casinos Morabeza of Las Palmas, Spain, and the Oasis Atlantico hotel group of Portugal have joined forces to obtain a licence for operating casinos in Cape Verde. The casinos will be installed in hotels owned by Oasis Atlantico on Sal Island and in Praia. In a second phase, a casino will be integrated in a future 5 star luxury hotel te be built by Oasis Atlantico on a plot near its Praiamar hotel in Praia, the Oásis Atlântico Prainha Suite Hotel (AW).

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AVIATION

The employees of private airline Halcyonair working at Praia International Airport submitted a complaint to the Directorate General of Labor, informing the government department that they have not been paid their wages for the past five months (A Semana).

João Pereira Silva, who has been tapped to head TACV Cabo Verde Airlines’ new Board of Directors, has called on two Cape Verdean professionals working abroad, engineer João Carlos Silva and business administrator Marco Pereira, to form the team with which he will manage Cape Verde’s flagship airline (A Semana).

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FISHERIES

Cape Verde’s fishing sector will this year be able to account for over 50 percent of the country’s exports, the secretary of state for Marine Resources, Adalberto Vieira said (Macauhub).