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Roxbury publisher at work on Cape Verdean dictionary
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Roxbury publisher at work on Cape Verdean dictionary
Manuel Da Luz Gonçalves received corporal punishment in the 1960s for speaking his mother tongue at a Catholic seminary in what was then called Cape Verde.
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A Cape Verdean-Irish soccer star in Africa
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A Cape Verdean-Irish soccer star in Africa
Boston’s Irish and Cabo Verdeans share a history of Catholicism, three-decker living and colonizing Uphams Corner. Most significant to the menfolk might be the celebratory pints at nearby Dublin House. You can now add soccer star Roberto “Pico” Lopes to that affinity.
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Ernestina restoration nearing completion
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Ernestina restoration nearing completion
For decades, the Ernestina transported goods from New Bedford to the islands and back as well and brought generations of Cape Verdeans to Massachusetts to work. In 1982, the Cape Verdean government gifted the Ernestina-Morrissey to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Badly in need of repair, the schooner was taken out of service in 2004.
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Ambassador: Cape Verde on the right track
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Ambassador: Cape Verde on the right track
Cape Verde’s democratic structures are in good health 43 years after the West African archipelago won its independence from Portugal, the nation’s ambassador to the U.S., Carlos Veiga, told an audience at Bridgewater State University Oct. 25.
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