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Macau Legend to Develop Resort, Casino in Cape Verde

Macau Legend Development Limited , one of the leading owners of entertainment and casino gaming facilities in Macau, today announces that MLD Cabo Verde Resorts, S.A. and MLD Cabo Verde Entretenimento, S.A. , both wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Company, have entered into several agreements with, among others, the Government of the Republic of Cape Verde to develop a 152,700 square-meters integrated resort and gaming facility complex . The project is located at a 119,200 square-meters land and sea areas and a 33,500 square-meters beach area at Praia, the capital city of Cape Verde, on Santiago Island.


Topix.net | 23-Jul-2015 12:56

Community raises more than $9,000 for UML track star who drowned in western Mass. river

After only 12 hours, the community has already raised more than $9,000 to pay the funeral expenses for Oluwatoni Onikeku, the UMass Lowell student athlete who drowned in the Deerfield River last weekend. Onikeku, 20, of Fitchburg, drowned on Sunday night while swimming with friends in the river in the town of Deerfield.


Topix.net | 14-Jul-2015 21:46

New Bedford celebrates Cape Verde independence with 43rd annual parade

With the blue flag of Cape Verde waving throughout neighborhoods, Everisto "Victor" Fonseca kicked off the 43rd annual Cape Verdean Recognition Day Parade as this year's grand marshal.   has held the parade to celebrate Cape Verdean culture and heritage each year on July 5. Cape Verde won its independence from Portugal in 1975.  The day also marks a reunion of family and friends as the community gets together and visitors come from out of town to join the festivities.  "I'm here to celebrate the Fourth of July and Cape Verde independence. It makes everything one celebration.


Topix.net | 06-Jul-2015 00:12

New book 'Phoenix of the Seas' looks at Ernestina-Morrisseya s epic history

A phoenix rises from the ashes after death, and the Ernestina-Morrissey has “burst into a new life from the metaphorical ashes three times.”  So writes Chester Brigham in his newly-released “Phoenix of the Seas: Ernestina-Morrissey, State Ship of Massachusetts.”  “Written off as doomed again and again,” the schooner eventually rose to take her crown as the State Ship of Massachusetts.  Brigham, of Gloucester, undertook years of painstaking research to tell us the tale, in a wonderfully readable tone and voice, and with a nice selection of historic photos.  The schooner's history is fascinating - not only because the Ernestina-Morrissey is a part of New Bedford's culture and history, but it stands as a great maritime history read on its own.  It's also an at-sea adventure odyssey, and we meet a cast of characters: ... (more)


Topix.net | 04-Jul-2015 21:19

Prez Mukherjee extends greetings to Cape Verde on eve of their National Day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Cape Verde on the eve of their National Day. "On behalf of the Government, the people of India and on my own behalf, it gives me great pleasure to convey to you, to the Government and the people of the Republic of Cape Verde warm greetings and felicitations on the occasion of your National Day," President Mukherjee said in his message to Jorge Carlos Fonseca, President of Cape Verde.


Topix.net | 04-Jul-2015 13:55

Summer, Feng Shui, and the elements: creating harmony

Summer is a time when the full spectrum of light and life is open here in the North. The Sun is bright in the skies, the Moon lights up the night, and holidays abound.


Topix.net | 04-Jul-2015 01:29

Comprehensive Pedro Costa Retrospective and Run of 'Horse Money' in July

The Film Society of Lincoln Center is pleased to announce a comprehensive series of Pedro Costa's films in celebration of the upcoming release of his latest, Horse Money , which opens here on July 24. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: The Films of Pedro Costa takes place July 17-23 and showcases the Portuguese auteur's acclaimed filmography, as well as examples of his influences. Horse Money was an official selection of the 52nd New York Film Festival, where it screened to enormous critical praise.


Topix.net | 20-Jun-2015 18:28

FSLC to Celebrate Pedro Costa with 'Let Us Now Praise Famous Men', 7/17-23

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: The Films of Pedro Costa, from July 17-23. The series precedes the opening of the Portuguese auteur's long-awaited, "hauntingly beautiful" new film, Horse Money, which played last fall at the 52nd New York Film Festival and opens theatrically at the Film Society on July 18. Born in Lisbon in 1959, Costa is now widely regarded as one of the most important artists on the international film scene.


Topix.net | 19-Jun-2015 02:23

To sister, shooting victim was - someone to take care of you'

Jonathan Dos Santos was the protector, the classic older brother who would tell people to "back off'" if anyone tried to give Jennifer Dos Santos a hard time. He also comforted her when she was afraid.


Topix.net | 12-Jun-2015 00:58

To sister, shooting victim was - someone to take care of you'

Jonathan Dos Santos was the protector, the classic older brother who would tell people to "back off'" if anyone tried to give Jennifer Dos Santos a hard time. He also comforted her when she was afraid.


Topix.net | 12-Jun-2015 00:58

Cape Verde's Newest Voice Sends Message to Girls

Elida Almeida, whose music carries a serious message "about the importance of overcoming setbacks, avoiding unplanned pregnancy and following one's dreams". Credit: Brian Cook/Golden Sky Media - Elida Almeida is Cape Verde's newest star, with thousands of fans in Africa and Europe.


Topix.net | 11-Jun-2015 14:32

Cape Verde's Newest Voice Sends Message to Girls

Elida Almeida, whose music carries a serious message "about the importance of overcoming setbacks, avoiding unplanned pregnancy and following one's dreams". Credit: Brian Cook/Golden Sky Media - Elida Almeida is Cape Verde's newest star, with thousands of fans in Africa and Europe.


Topix.net | 11-Jun-2015 14:32

TACV a " Cabo Verde Airlines Service Lands at Rhode Islanda s T.F. Green Airport

Cabo Verde Airlines arrival at Green Airport included a ceremonial water salute and waving of US and Cabo Verde flags )--Today, TACV - Cabo Verde Airlines , began service from its new North American base - T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island. TACV is the official airline of Cabo Verde and offers twice weekly flights on Tuesdays and Thursday aboard 757 aircraft to the city of Praia on the island of Santiago.


Topix.net | 03-Jun-2015 22:50

TACV a " Cabo Verde Airlines Service Lands at Rhode Islanda s T.F. Green Airport

Cabo Verde Airlines arrival at Green Airport included a ceremonial water salute and waving of US and Cabo Verde flags )--Today, TACV - Cabo Verde Airlines , began service from its new North American base - T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island. TACV is the official airline of Cabo Verde and offers twice weekly flights on Tuesdays and Thursday aboard 757 aircraft to the city of Praia on the island of Santiago.


Topix.net | 03-Jun-2015 22:50

Africa: Nigerian Minister Adesina Elected AfDB President

Nigeria's outgoing Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina, on Thursday emerged the 8th President of the African Development Bank Mr. Adesina, 55, will succeed incumbent president, Donald Kaberuka, at the end of his second term as President of the Bank in August 2015. The new AfDB President emerged winner at the end of the election conducted by the Board of the Bank during the annual meeting of the African Development Bank Group in Abidjan.


Topix.net | 29-May-2015 09:38

Africa: Nigerian Minister Adesina Elected AfDB President

Nigeria's outgoing Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina, on Thursday emerged the 8th President of the African Development Bank Mr. Adesina, 55, will succeed incumbent president, Donald Kaberuka, at the end of his second term as President of the Bank in August 2015. The new AfDB President emerged winner at the end of the election conducted by the Board of the Bank during the annual meeting of the African Development Bank Group in Abidjan.


Topix.net | 29-May-2015 09:38

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