A 35 year old local man was arrested this Sunday 25th August around 1.00pm by the National Police in Porto Inglês, Maio while butchering a sea turtle.
Yesterday, the proprietors announced that although still open, that the City Hall has now cancelled three meetings where they had hopes to present their case and agree a compromised solution to both sides
What we normally do is take a couple of hundred Euro as a cash reserve and withdraw 20,000CVE from ATMs as needed.
Already things were now becoming expensive to withdraw local currency, but sometime around February/March 2018, the Cape Verdean banks have increased this 165 CVE charge to 200 CVE.
Times are changing here on Sal and it seems too, the same on Boa Vista. It seems the tourist is seen as the cash cow and it’s time to become more savvy.
On 27th November 2013, the Embassy of Cape Verde wrote a diplomatic communication requesting that the United States Government and United Nations change the name of the country from ‘Cape Verde’ to ‘Cabo Verde’. The US Board on Geographic Names approved the change on 9th December 2013. So, we should all be saying and writing […]