Sunday May 12
Cape Verdeans in New England recall life at home
On a Monday morning many years ago, Jacinto Benros' parents were dressed in their finest clothing as if they were going to a party.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Exchange 5-10-13
We're sure the intention was good, but we wish a certain Cape weekly had not titled an article on a very accomplished jump-rope squad "Two decades of skipping success ." Columnist Caryn Welz-Ritchie tells her readers in The Register that there are " Cape Cod Rules ," the first being that "guests of guests may not bring guests." We're all for ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
Reclaiming a Jewish legacy in an unlikely place
The republic of Cape Verde , an archipelago of 10 islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa, is perhaps best known as a burgeoning tourist spot and as the home of the late folk singer Cesaria Evora , who gained worldwide fame as the "Barefoot Diva." Less known, until now, is Cape Verde 's status as the onetime home to many Moroccan ... (more)
Tue May 07, 2013
A captivating island rhythm
A Cape Verdean woman cleans peppers by the ocean in Faja de Agua, a tiny village on the remote isle of Brava in Cape Verde.
Thu May 02, 2013
The Washington Post
Swaying to the music in Cape Verde
"You've arrived a day late," said Khyra, the local singer we befriended outside a bar on our first night in Cape Verde.
National Public Radio
Africa's Jewish Heritage In Cape Verde
You may not know much about the country of Cape Verde; it's a group of islands off the coast of West Africa.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Focus Of State Senate Campaign Shifts From Southie To Dorchester
In addition to the U.S. Senate primary, some Boston voters will also be casting ballots in a state Senate race Tuesday.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
BCC LusoCentro holding Portuguese Language Day on May 2
BCC LusoCentro is inviting the public to the annual celebration of Portuguese Language Day from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m Thursday, May 2, in the Jackson Arts Center on the BCC Fall River Campus.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
People's Daily Online
Foreign condolences continue to flow in after southwest China earthquake
More foreign leaders offered condolences to Chinese leaders on Thursday and Friday as the country continued to deal with the aftermath of a deadly earthquake in its southwestern Sichuan province.
The Times of Israel
Moroccan king co-funds renovation of Jewish burial site
Descendants of Jews from Cape Verde plan to rededicate a burial plot in the West African island state next week, largely thanks to funding by the king of Morocco.
Viceroy Hotel Group Announces brand expansion on Santiago Island in Cape Verde, West Africa
Viceroy Hotel Group adds to its growing roster of international properties with the opening of Viceroy Cape Verde in 2017, part of the Sambala community on Santiago Island.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Sambala: Rumors Confirmed: Viceroy Cape Verde Is Coming
A short while ago we mentioned a rumor that the Viceroy Hotel Group would be opening a resort in the Sambala region of Cape Verde, an island group off Africa's west coast.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Cabo Verde Express L410 at Praia on Jan 15th 2013, one engine failed, control of the other lost
A Cabo Verde Express Let L-410, registration D4-CBL performing a charter flight from Praia to an unknown destination, was in the initial climb out of Praia through about 500 feet when the left hand engine failed and needed to be shut down.