Cape Verde

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, Zambia, Zimbabwe thumb Coca-Cola sales booth on the Cape Verde (File:Cabo Verde Fogo CokeBooth.JPG) island of Fogo (Fogo, Cape Verde) in 2004. African slavery had existed long before Europeans discovered it as an exploitable means of creating an inexpensive labour force for the colonies. Europeans brought transportation technology to the practise, bringing large numbers of African slaves to the Americas by sail. Spain and Portugal had brought African slaves to work at African colonies such as Cape Verde and the Azores, and then Latin America, by the 16th century. The British, French and Dutch joined in the slave trade in subsequent centuries. Ultimately, around 11 million Africans were taken to the Caribbean and North and South America as slaves by European colonizers.

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'''Francisco Mendes International Airport''' was an airport located on Santiago Island (Santiago, Cape Verde) in Cape Verde. It was opened in 1961, and was named after African nationalist Francisco Mendes. It was located about 2 km east of central Praia (Praia, Cape Verde) in the southeastern part of the island of Santiago. He moved to New York City, playing in a multicultural band made up of a Senegalese guitarist, a Cape Verdean drummer and Haitian keyboardist. There, Mirabal immersed himself in the sound of hip-hop (Hip hop music), funk and R&B, which would inform his later trademark music. '''Oceano Andrade da Cruz''' (born 29 July 1962), simply '''Oceano''', is a retired Cape Verdean–born Portuguese (Portugal) footballer (Association football) during the 80's 90's, and a current manager. '''Amílcar Cabral International Airport'''

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is a music and dance genre from Cape Verde. ''Funaná'' is an accordion-based music. It is perhaps the most upbeat form of Cape Verdean music. The rhythm is usually provided by the '''''ferrinho''''' much like the use of washboards in zydeco, the saw in Caribbean ripsaw music, the scraper in Sub-Saharan African music and the güiro in Latin and Pre-Columbian music. On July 19, a tropical wave moved off the coast of Africa. A mid-level circulation developed to the south of Cape Verde on July 22, though the wave became less distinct as it continued westward. The wave axis crossed Central America into the eastern Pacific Ocean on July 31. Convection steadily increased, though it was not until August 4 that the convection began to organize. Dvorak classifications (Dvorak technique) began on August 4, and subsequent to the formation of a low-level circulation the system developed into Tropical Depression Seven-E on August 6 about 550 miles (885 km) south of the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula. The depression tracked generally northward, under the influence of a ridge (ridge (meteorology)) over Mexico and a mid-level trough (trough (meteorology)) to its west.

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centuries period, ''Metrópole'' designated the European part of Portugal (Mainland Portugal plus the Azores and Madeira); the overseas provinces (Portuguese Empire) were called ''Ultramar'' ( overseas). Until 1975, Portuguese Africa's ''Ultramar'' referred to Angola (Portuguese Angola), Mozambique (Portuguese Mozambique), Portuguese Guinea, Cape Verde and São Tomé and Príncipe. The term ''Metrópole'' was dropped from common usage in the mid-1970s when the Portuguese

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worked in the field of applied art, creating flags, stamps, coins, and posters. His most famous flag is the Koru Flag. As well as postage stamps for the Austrian Post Office, he also designed stamps for the Cape Verde islands and for the United Nations postal administration in Geneva on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Creole languages Due partly to its multilingualism and its colonial past, a substantial proportion

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in the popular Cape Verdean band Rabelados. Together with Rabelados she recorded a very successful CD album. In the meantime Suzanna had already started a solo career, resulting in three solo CDs: her debut Sem bó nes mund, the successful follow up Fofó - including the megahit Ohi Li Oh La - and Tudo pa bo. On Tudo pa bo (Everything for you) Suzanna is not only working with Jorge do Rosario, Dabs Lopes and Beto Dias, as she has done on her previous albums, but also started

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time known to inhabit the islands of Branco (Ilhéu Branco) and Raso (Ilhéu Raso) in the Cape Verde islands of the Atlantic Ocean, rendered deserts by human caused habitat destruction. No ''Macroscincus coctei'' has been observed since early in the 20th century.

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kilometres nearby to the north and south. list1 '''Former colonies''' list2 '''Africa & nearby Islands:''' Aguz (Souira Guedima) Souira Guedima, Morocco (1506-1525) Azamor Azemmour

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, and the momentum of the government's development programme. Tourism has increased in recent years. Large hotels have been built across the country in an effort to boost tourism. In particular, on the islands of Boa Vista (Club Hotel Riu Karamboa (750 rooms)) and Sal (Club Hotel Riu Funana Garopa (1000 rooms) — the largest hotel in all of West Africa). The country has 222 tourist facilities including hotels, pensions, residentials, etc., with total room and bed capacities

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Island . The ship's crew averaged around 33 men per voyage. As with other whaleships in the 19th century, ''Morgan'' often was home to the captain's family. The ''Morgan'' was owned and managed by the J. & W. R. Wing Company of New Bedford. '''Fogo''' (Portuguese (Portuguese language) for "fire") is an island in the Sotavento (Sotavento Islands) group of Cape Verde. It is the most prominent of the group, rising

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'''Cape Verde''' .

Portuguese (Portugal) explorers discovered and colonized (Colony) the uninhabited islands in the 15th century, the first European settlement in the tropics. Ideally located for the Atlantic slave trade, the islands grew prosperous and often attracted privateers and pirates, among them Sir Francis Drake in the 1580s. The islands were also visited by Charles Darwin during FitzRoy's (Robert FitzRoy) ''Beagle'' (HMS Beagle) voyage in 1832. The islands were settled as the colony grew in importance on the main shipping lanes from Europe to India and Australia, and population increased steadily.

At the time of independence from Portugal in 1975, Cape Verdeans emigrated across the world, such that the population in the 21st century of over half a million people on the islands is equaled by the diaspora in Europe, the Americas, and on the African continent. The Cape Verdean economy is mostly service-oriented with a growing focus on tourism and foreign investment.

The country is known for the Cape Verdean type hurricanes (Cape Verde-type hurricane) that form off the coast of the archipelago islands. While many move harmlessly out to sea, some move across the Caribbean sea and Gulf of Mexico, becoming damaging storms for Caribbean nations, Central America, Mexico, Bermuda, the United States, and occasionally even Canada.

Historically, the name "Cape Verde" has been used in English for the archipelago and, since independence in 1975, for the country. In 2013, the Cape Verdean government determined that the Portuguese designation "Cabo Verde" would henceforth be used for official purposes, such as at the United Nations, even in English contexts.

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