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Boston City Council unanimously passes Trust Act, ending ICE holds in city

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BOSTON, MA (source: ACLU) -- The Boston City Council has voted unanimously to end the practice of holding people on behalf of immigration authorities under so-called ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) detainers. This practice has come under fire around the country for wasting local resources and contributing to the community's declining trust in police.


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“Djarfogo” e a gestão do sucesso

Perguntá João di Djeme na Cofiguera, Tóy d’ Adelaida na Cabeça Monti, Morgadinho di Donga na Galinheru, Tchiquim de Lidia na Fajãzinha e Mané di Jónia dentu Bila, si Djarfogo é sabi? É sabi, ká tem medida! (letra di Bidonga e voz de Jorge Senna)

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“Djarfogo” está mesmo na moda. Há em cada foguense, no país e na diáspora, cada vez mais, orgulho em se assumir como foguense de gema, seja ele natural de São Filipe, Chã das Caldeiras ou Fajãzinha, ou vivendo em Amadora, Palmarejo ou Brockton.

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What is the most concerning issue in the Cape Verdean community today?

Unemployment - 9%
Access to quality schools - 5.1%
Violence - 57.7%
Family issues - 28.2%
Healthcare access - 0%
The voting for this poll has ended on: 30 May 2014 - 18:00
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Estádio Nacional inaugurado em Cabo Verde (FOTOS)

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PRAIA, Cabo Verde -- O primeiro ministro José Maria Neves inaugurou no dia 23 de Agosto o novo Estádio Nacional construído com verba da cooperação chinesa.

Cabo Verde marca pontos na Cimeira Estados Unidos-Africa

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WASHINGTON D.C. -- Muito provavelmente  Jorge Carlos Fonseca  terá ultrapassado os objectivos preconizados para a participação de Cabo Verde na Cimeira Estados Unidos Africa, quando, hoje, no painel, “ Governar para a Próxima Geração”, protagonizou um dos momentos mais altos da participação do país no evento.

Cape Verdean teens take community pulse

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DORCHESTER, MA (Source: Dorchester Reporter) -- Cape Verdean youth based out of the Catholic Charities Teen Center at St. Peter’s on Bowdoin Street are surveying local neighborhoods this summer to collect data on residents’ concerns. The project, run by the Youth of Cape Verdean Community UNIDO (CVC UNIDO), was founded by St. Peter’s director, Paulo Debarros.

Who is Walter Tavares: Meet NBA draft's mystery 7-footer

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(Source: Bleacher Report) -- "Calling Walter Tavares a 7-footer is actually selling him a bit short. Literally. The 22-year-old from Cape Verde is actually 7'2", really a smidgen short of 7'3", allowing him to tower over even the biggest players he's asked to square off against. Size wins over NBA general managers and front offices, and Tavares has plenty of it."

 

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