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Cape Verde needs the partnership of the international community to continue to develop with strategies, targets and performance indicators, and with a sense of commitment and responsibility, said Prime Minister José Maria Neves in his speech this morning in the 8th European Development Days, currently taking place in Brussels. Speaking on a panel focused on the post-2015 agenda, Neves stressed, however, that the responsibility for projecting Cape Verde, which intends to be a developed country by 2030, is first and foremost that of Cape Verdeans (A Semana).
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Check out the results of Atlantico Weekly’s poll on the Best Restaurant of Cape Verde in 2013.
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Atlantico Weekly recently spoke with Cape Verde’s Prime Minister José Maria Neves about Cape Verde’s business opportunities, development strategy, privatisations, new property tax law, international relations and much more in: Islands of Sun and Freedom in a Sea of Opportunities
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Atlantico Weekly falou com o Primeiro-Ministro de Cabo Verde, Dr José Maria Neves, sobre as opportunidades de negócios em Cabo Verde, a stratégia de desenvolvimento, mudanças na tributação, as privatisações, as relações internacionais e muito mais em: Ilhas de Sol e Liberdade num Mar de Oportunidades
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Some 8,000 visitors and ninety businesses and entities from Cape Verde, Italy, Brazil and Portugal were present at the 17th edition of the Cape Verde International Trade Fair (FIC), which came to a close November 24, on the island of São Vicente. Among foreign participants, Portugal had the largest number of businesses exhibiting their products – an expressive 27. The next edition of the FIC will be held next November in the city of Praia (A Semana).
China’s OK Airways plans to acquire a stake in Cape Verdean flagship airline Transportes Aéreos de Cabo Verde (TACV) and to operate its routes to Africa, Brazil,, Europe and the United States, according to Cape Verdean newspaper A Semana. OK Airways was founded in 2004 and started operating a year later. It is based at Tianjin airport and from there offers 20 passenger routes in China, as well as a cargo service. The airline’s current fleet is made up of seven aircraft – two 737-300s, three 737-800s and two Xian MA-60s.
TACV is also negotiating regular flights to several countries and plans to use Beja airport, as of April 2014, as a stop over, said the airline’s delegate for Portugal, Mário Almeida.
Meanwhile Binter Canarias airlines, already active on the Las Palmas-Praia route has started talks to offer domestic connections inside Cape Verde.
Cabo Verde Telecom has denied responsibility for cuts in Internet service last Friday on the islands of São Vicente and Santo Antão. In a press release, the company used the words “unfounded and wrong” in characterizing the information provided by its competitor, Unitel, which over the weekend accused CV Telecom of taking too long to restore Internet service on the two islands. CV Telecom promises to take legal action (A Semana).
THE GRAND TOUR OF CAPE VERDE
Check out The Grand Tour of Cape Verde, Atlantico Weekly’s travel guide to the country’s main islands Santiago, Sal, Santo Antao, Boa Vista and Sao Vicente. Agora tambem em Portugues!
The Ribeirão Integrated Community Development Association (AMI-RIBEIRAO) in Santo Antão’s Ribeira Grande valley unveiled the area’s first solar energy system, to be used to pump water for irrigation and public consumption, November 21 (A Semana).
National Geographic has included Cape Verde as one of its “Best Trips” for 2014. According to the publication’s editors, the end-of-the-year guide reflects that which is most “authentic, culturally rich, sustainable and, of course, superlative in the current world of travel” (A Semana).
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