Engaging in sex tourism, women from the African coast working as prostitutes are prevalent no the evening street,. Cape Verdean women go to discos, restaurants and live with foreigners. It’s hard to tell if a relationship is one of prostitution or not
In April 2017, the decision was made that the South Atlantic Airbridge could no longer land on Ascension Island due to the condition of the runway surface. As a result, Cape Verde is now being used as a mid-flight stop to refuel the aircraft and conduct a crew change.