cape verde

Telling The Story
The New Bedford Whaling Museum is assisting the Cape Verdean government in creating permanent exhibits on Cape Verde on whales and whaling.
The exhibits are set to officially open next month featuring some of the Whaling Museum's vast collection and resources...
Celebrating Cape Verde
With the 40th anniversary of Cape Verde's independence from Portugal coming up this July 5th, the New Bedford Whaling Museum held a presentation to commemorate the day on Tuesday.
The presentation featured Julius Britto, an American-born Cape Verdean...
Whaling Ties Strengthened
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...
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 big…
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 Cap…