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Inactive volcano in Santo Antao

Volcano located between Porto Novo and Janela da Pontinha on the northwest coast of the island of Santo Antao island of volcanic origin, is the 2nd largest island of Cape Verde, being the westernmost and also the northernmost of the archipelago. The biggest allure of the island is the grandeur of its mountains and its cliffs that drop down to the sea.


Topix.net | 16-Dec-2014 12:03

Typical houses of Vale do Paul

The Vale do Paul on the island of Santo Antao in Cape Verde, is a lush valley with a predominance of rare green in the archipelago and which concentrates the largest crops of cane sugar of the island, which becomes the grog also grow coffee, vegetables and fruits with the highest incidence in the banana. The valley is characterized by contrasting landscapes due to its rather steep topography and microclimates, and ends by the sea in Paul Village.


Topix.net | 14-Dec-2014 12:24

Cape Verdean businesses join hands for volcano relief fundraiser

When a volcano began erupting last month in Fogo, Cape Verde, and engulfed two villages, the disaster hit hard for local Cape Verdeans who call the island home. “We are very concerned,” said Tony Neves of Neves Travel & Tours in the North End.


Topix.net | 11-Dec-2014 09:00

Typical houses of Vale do Paul

The Vale do Paul on the island of Santo Antao in Cape Verde, is a lush valley with a predominance of rare green in the archipelago and which concentrates the largest crops of cane sugar of the island, which becomes the grog also grow coffee, vegetables and fruits with the highest incidence in the banana. The valley is characterized by contrasting landscapes due to its rather steep topography and microclimates, and ends by the sea in Paul Village.


Topix.net | 10-Dec-2014 13:13

The 2014 Eruption of Pico do Fogo

It certainly has been a photogenic year for volcanic eruptions, from Japan to Iceland to Hawaii to Indonesia. At present there are at least 38 volcanoes in some form of eruption.


Topix.net | 08-Dec-2014 19:32

Vila das Pombas - Santo Antao Island

Vila das Pombas is a coastal town situated at the mouth of Paul's River in the north of the island of Santo Antao in Cape Verde.


Topix.net | 07-Dec-2014 14:24

Carr: State Babel-ing on about welfare

The DTA actually seems proud of its record of promoting welfare dependence. Its Web page boasts that "one in every eight residents of Massachusetts" - 884,000 people - are on the dole.


Topix.net | 07-Dec-2014 10:19

Northeast coast of Santo Antao

Santo Antao island of volcanic origin is the 2nd largest island in the archipelago of Cape Verde, located in the Windward group called, is the most western island of the archipelago and also the northernmost. The island's capital is the town of Ribeira Grande.


Topix.net | 05-Dec-2014 13:22

kids fishermen

Ponta do Sol is a small, colorful fishing village located in the north of Santo Antao Island in Cape Verde. The village has some beautiful colonial buildings,including City Hall.


Topix.net | 03-Dec-2014 11:56

Penang Island Jazz Festival begins this weekend

Richard Bona , Cameroonian musician, bass guitarist, and former member of the Pat Metheny band, is just one of the many good reasons to head over to the Penang Island Jazz Festival , which runs its main stage programme this weekend . For music fans, the festival's outdoor venue The Bayview Beach Resort Gardens, Batu Ferringhi in Penang provides a wonderful green setting.


Topix.net | 02-Dec-2014 04:39

Reporter shares memories, ties to stricken island

In television broadcasts and social media, the faces of frustration and despair as lava slowly but inexorably crept across the island of Fogo this week were ones I knew well.


Topix.net | 30-Nov-2014 14:13

City of Ribeira Grande

Ribeira Grande is the capital and main village of Santo Antao Island in Cape Verde. In it are the main officials and small businesses and trade.


Topix.net | 26-Nov-2014 12:06

Road of Corda

The Road of Corda on the island of Santo Antao in Cape Verde is a stone road road built in the sixties of the twentieth century. It is one of the most beautiful roads in the world, which crosses the island from the aridity of Porto Novo to Ribeira Grande lush valleys, through forests, a volcano crater and giant chasms.


Topix.net | 24-Nov-2014 12:34

Cape Verde orders evacuation after Fogo volcano erupts

A volcano in the Cape Verde archipelago off the coast of West Africa erupted on Sunday morning, the prime minister said, calling for residents to evacuate. A photograph posted on the local RTC TV station website showed a huge plume of smoke rising into the sky, visible from the capital Praia on a neighbouring island.


Topix.net | 23-Nov-2014 21:05

Cape Verde Evacuations Are Underway Following Volcano Eruption

The Pico do Fogo volcano on the Cape Verdean island of Fogo erupted Sunday morning, prompting the evacuation of at least one nearby village. The explosions started around 10 a.m. local time, a geophysicist who studies the volcano told a Cape Verdean English news website .


Topix.net | 23-Nov-2014 21:05

Public transport in Cape Vert

Public transport on the road of Corda on the island of Santo Antao in Cape Verde, a stone road road built in the sixties of the twentieth century. It is one of the most beautiful roads in the world, which crosses the island from the aridity of Porto Novo to Ribeira Grande lush valleys, through forests, a volcano crater and giant chasms.


Topix.net | 22-Nov-2014 12:14

PRESS RELEASE: IRIN humanitarian news service to spin off from the UN
GENEVA 20 November 2014 (IRIN) - After nearly 20 years as part of the United Nations, the humanitarian news service IRIN is spinning off to become an independent non-profit media venture, with the support of a major private donor
irinnews.org | 20-Nov-2014 01:00

Arrival in Santo Antao

Santo Antao island of volcanic origin is the 2nd largest island in the archipelago of Cape Verde, located in the Windward group called, is the most western island of the archipelago and also the northernmost. The island's capital is the town of Ribeira Grande.


Topix.net | 18-Nov-2014 14:50

An ambitious plan to end statelessness
LONDON 07 November 2014 (IRIN) - It is now 60 years since stateless people received recognition in international law, and the UN has two conventions (1954 and 1961) dedicated to their protection and the regularization of their situation. Yet an estimated 10 million people worldwide still suffer the problems and indignities of having no nationality.
irinnews.org | 07-Nov-2014 01:00

Cova da Moura, the Portuguese 'favela' turned tourist magnet

The spicy scent of Cape Verdian cuisine wafts down its winding alleyways, where palm trees sway among a colourful bric-a-brac of houses perched high above Lisbon. Welcome to the infamous Cova da Moura, Portugal's answer to the favelas of Brazil - now turned tourist magnet.


Topix.net | 06-Nov-2014 08:21

Exporting Ebola - who's really at risk?
LONDON 22 October 2014 (IRIN) - More than 50 percent of Americans report being afraid of a mass Ebola outbreak on US soil, according to a Harvard poll earlier this month, but health experts say the true risk is further spread of the virus within the West African region.
IRIN | 22-Oct-2014 02:00

Cabo Verde Capital Inc. Acquires Two Assets

Wilmington, DE / ACCESSWIRE / October 21, 2014 / Cabo Verde Capital Inc. , is very pleased to announce that subsequent to the development plans previously announced on June 24th and July 16th, 2014, the Company has completed the acquisition of two resort property assets in the Cape Verde Islands. On September 22, 2014 , the Company acquired 100% ownership of Cabo Verde Capital, Sociedade Unipessoal, LDA , a privately held Cape Verdean company, which owns a 10 hectare site on the island of Sal in Cape Verde by way of a share exchange for which the Company will issue 31,040,000 shares of common stock.


Topix.net | 21-Oct-2014 23:30

Liberians in US face worsening Ebola stigma
NEW YORK 17 October 2014 (IRIN) - Africans living in the US from the three Ebola-affected countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, are under enormous pressure trying to help their families and ravaged communities back home. And they face an additional challenge: stigma.
IRIN | 17-Oct-2014 02:00

Ambassador fosters pride among Cape Verdean students at UMD

An American, a woman, a career in the foreign services - those were among the things that impressed UMass Dartmouth students about U.S. Ambassador to Cape Verde Adrienne O'Neal. O'Neal, on campus Friday, spoke passionately about the West African island country she has come to love at a talk organized by the Cape Verdean Student Association.


Topix.net | 11-Oct-2014 07:09

African School lecture Oct. 16

The African Meeting House is a small post-and-beam building dating from around 1827, when it was a gathering place, a church and a school for African children during the 19th century. The 2014 Frank and Bette Spriggs Lecture by Nantucket historians Frances Karttunen and Barbara White, both authors and island residents, will discuss the school at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 at the African Meeting House, 29 York St. Karttunen and White will tell stories of African School trustee Absalom Boston, also a whaling captain; Frederick Baylies, on record as the school's first teacher; Anna Gardner, the teacher who was instrumental in convening the island's first Anti-Slavery Convention in 1841; and other early educators of black children on Nantucket.


Topix.net | 10-Oct-2014 16:12

Cape Verde: West Africa's last outpost

Sitting 350 miles west of Senegal, this group of islands only sporadically gives in to 21st century concerns, as Chris Leadbeater finds out Chris Leadbeater is a full-time travel journalist who has written for The Independent since 2009. He specialises in the USA, South America and Europe, but has covered destinations as varied as Mozambique, New Zealand, Indonesia and Lebanon.


Topix.net | 10-Oct-2014 12:24

U.S. ambassador to Cape Verde to speak Friday at UMD

The U.S. Ambassador to Cape Verde will be at UMass Dartmouth on Friday to discuss career opportunities, officials said. Chancellor Divina Grossman and the president of the Cape Verdean Student Association will offer welcome remarks, a news release said.


Topix.net | 09-Oct-2014 06:16

U.S. Ambassador to Cape Verde visits UMass Dartmouth October 10

UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman and the University's Cape Verdean Student Association will welcome the United State Ambassador to Cape Verde Adrienne O'Neal this Friday, October 10, 2014 3:00 - 5:00 pm, at the Claire T. Carney Library Grand Reading Room UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Divina Grossman and the University's Cape Verdean Student Association will welcome the United State Ambassador to Cape Verde Adrienne O'Neal this Friday, October 10, 2014 3:00 - 5:00 pm, at the Claire T. Carney Library Grand Reading Room. Ambassador O'Neal will discuss career opportunities in the federal government and diplomacy.


Topix.net | 07-Oct-2014 23:49

Save Cape Verde shearwaters

Biosfera I, a national non-governmental organisation for the protection of the environment in Cape Verde is working hard to save the Cape Verde Shearwater Calonectris edwardsii. Founded in 2006, the organisation started carrying out activities to stop the persecution of Cape Verde Shearwater, mainly the hunting of chicks for food.


Topix.net | 06-Oct-2014 15:22

West Africa gears up to contain Ebola spread
DAKAR/OUGADOUGOU 22 September 2014 (IRIN) - As the Ebola caseload rises to over 5,350, aid agencies and governments in countries not yet affected by the deadly virus are gearing up for its potential spread across new borders by pre-positioning supplies, training health workers, identifying isolation centres, and disseminating prevention campaign messages, among other activities.
irinnews.org | 22-Sep-2014 02:00

Côte d'Ivoire refugees stuck in Liberia due to Ebola crisis
ABIDJAN 19 September 2014 (IRIN) - Halted for several months, the voluntary repatriation of Ivoirian refugees in Liberia was to have resumed in July. However, the Ebola outbreak in neighbouring Liberia has led the Ivoirian authorities to close the country's borders to prevent the disease from spreading, suspending refugee returns until further notice.
irinnews.org | 19-Sep-2014 02:00

How to boost food production in Africa
ADDIS ABABA 15 September 2014 (IRIN) - Smallholder farmers, who hold over 80 percent of all farms in sub-Saharan Africa, are struggling to adapt to rapidly rising temperature and erratic rains, according to the 2014 Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR), released on 3 September in Addis Ababa.
irinnews.org | 15-Sep-2014 02:00

Hispanics slightly under represented in NBPD

Cape Verdean: 9 officers or 3.5 percent of the force. The percentage of the city's population of Cape Verdeans is unavailable.


Topix.net | 08-Sep-2014 06:43

Janza: Sudan shown us the light of 2015 AFCON qualifiers

Janza's debut as Zambia coach began on a high on Sunday following a 3-1 home win over Sudan at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka.


Topix.net | 01-Sep-2014 17:03

Residents remember boy fatally struck by car

After lighting a tall, white candle, Rose Louis-Charles prayed at the small shrine set up where a 3-year-old boy was fatally hit by a car Friday afternoon.


Topix.net | 31-Aug-2014 01:20

Entertainers share talent to bring island show to Trudeau - Warwick Beacon

Trudeau Center clients got to go on an island vacation Tuesday without ever having to leave the center in Apponaug.


Topix.net | 14-Aug-2014 19:42

Cape Verdean president visits State House

Cape Verde President Jorge Carlos Fonseca visited with Massachusetts state and federal officials behind closed doors in the Senate Reading Room, today.


Topix.net | 09-Aug-2014 01:49

Cabo Verde president to appear at city fundraiser

The president of the Republic of Cabo Verde, Dr. Jorge Carlos Fonseca, will be in the city on Saturday in support of an effort to memorialize soccer legend Carlos Alinho.


Topix.net | 04-Aug-2014 06:22

Today in SouthCoast

Let us help you plan your day with Today in SouthCoast. We compile some of the best events in the area, along with weather and road work to help you decide what to do.


Topix.net | 31-Jul-2014 07:15

Eugenia Sylvia, 92

Eugenia Sylvia, 92, of New Bedford died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Hathaway Manor Extended Care Facility after a long illness.


Topix.net | 11-Jul-2014 23:25

New thinking needed on food aid for refugees in Africa
JOHANNESBURG 07 July 2014 (IRIN) - The World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) have launched an urgent appeal to address a funding shortfall that has already resulted in food ration cuts for a third of all African refugees. As of mid-June, nearly 800,000 refugees in 22 African countries have seen their monthly food allocations reduced, most of them by more than half.
irinnews.org | 07-Jul-2014 02:00

Publish The Quest

Publish the Quest, a band with deep Vashon roots that has made a name for itself worldwide as both a musical and philanthropic force, is coming home to Vashon for the biggest weekend on Vashon.


Topix.net | 06-Jul-2014 22:07

'We are all representatives of the Cape Verdean community'

Daniel Rodriques is a descendant of John Theophilo Gonsalves, captain of the 37th voyage.


Topix.net | 06-Jul-2014 06:33

Kim Yong Nam Greets President of Cape Verde

Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the DPRK Supreme People's Assembly, Tuesday sent a message of greeting to Jorge Carlos Fonseca, president of the Republic of Cape Verde, on the occasion of the 39th anniversary of its independence and proclamation of the Republic.


Topix.net | 05-Jul-2014 04:36

Fourth of July weekend events

David W. Oliveira/Standard-Times special file Members of the Fairhaven Village Militia fires a salute after the flag is raised during the Fairhaven Fourth of July celebration last year at Fort Phoenix.


Topix.net | 03-Jul-2014 06:41

Cape Verdean cuisine finds home in Dot

With Cape Verde's Independence Day coming up on Saturday- a day after our own July Fourth holiday- it's a perfect time to drop in and bask in the festivity and experience comfort food, Cape Verdean-style.


Topix.net | 02-Jul-2014 22:22

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