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Agreement Aims To Strengthen New Bedford And Cape Verdean Whaling Bond

The ties between New Bedford and Cape Verdean whaling run deep, and now the Whaling Museum hopes to continue to unearth and preserve even more history.

Whaling Museum and City officials signed a Framework of Cooperation with representatives of Cape Verde in front of the Charles W

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42nd Cape Verdean Parade Requests Your Help

New Bedford distinguishes itself by having a signature parade on July 5, not the 4th of July! Celebrating the independence and culture of Cape Verde, the Cape Verdean Recognition Committee sponsors the annual parade that attracts nationally renown bands and attractions. This year's event will be bigger and better than before, honoring the Cape Verdean crew and captain of the Charles W. Morgan.

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tsm - Cape Verdean Prime Minister Neves (r) with translator
tsm - Cape Verdean Prime Minister Neves (r) with translator

Prime Minister Touts Cape Verde’s Successes, Challenges During Stop In New Bedford

Cape Verde Prime Minister Jose Maria Neves is visiting Cape Verdean-American communities on the East Coast.

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Cape Verdean Prime Minister to Visit New Bedford

Cape Verdean Prime Minister Jose Maria Neves will visit New Bedford Saturday.

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Former State Rep., Activist Tom Lopes Passes Away

A long-time activist in the Cape Verdean community has passed away.

Tom Lopes died Wednesday at the age of 70, after battling a lengthy illness.

Lopes was a well-known New Bedford resident, having served as a two-term state representative from 1975 to 1978, and serving as the owner and operator of Cape Verdean News for over thirty years

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