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Almada, Andre Alvares de et. al. - Brief Treatise on the Rivers of Guinea; being an English translation of a variorum text of Tratado breve dos rios de Guiné (c.1594) organised by the late Avelino Teixeira da Mota, together with incomplete annotation; translation, a brief introduction and notes on chapters 13-19 by P.E.H. Hair, and notes on chapters 1-6 by Jean Boulègue. c. 1594. Part One and Part Two.
Authors: Almada, Andre Alvares d', fl. 1594. ; Mota, A. Teixeira da ; (Avelino Teixeira); Hair, P. E. H. ; (Paul Edward Hedley); Boulègue, Jean.
[Liverpool] : Dept. of History, University of Liverpool, 1984.   2 vols. (Pt. 1. Translated text -- Pt. 2. Notes). (Privately produced and circulated by the late Paul Hair). Covers Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde. Includes a bibliography. A University of Wisconsin Libraries Africana Digitization Project. See the Copyright notice for use. http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/AfricaFocus/AfricaFocus-idx?type=browse&scope=AFRICAFOCUS.ALMADA
Amilcar Cabral Symposium (September 9-12, 2004, Praia)
International Symposium on Amilcar Cabral celebrating the 80th anniversary of Amilcar Cabral's birth.
Site includes biographical information (from web sites), a 12 page bibliographyof annotated works by and about Cabral (in Adobe pdf), a discussion forum (through Sept. 30, 2004). On the CODESRIA web site. [KF] http://www.codesria.org/Links/conferences/cabral/cabral_symposium.htm
Banco de Cabo Verde
In Portuguese. The central bank, history, speeches of bank officials, the financial system, economic indicators, the Boletim de Estatisticas (in Adobe PDF ), statistics on external trade, consumer prices, etc. (in MS Excel), balance of payments, the annual report, legislation, etc. Based in Praia, Cape Verde. [KF] http://www.bcv.cv/
Brava News
In Portuguese. Cape Verde and Cape Verdean diaspora news, photographs. Maintained by Moises C Santiago. http://www.bravanews.com
Cabo Search
Cape Verdean search engine. Over 200 sites. From CV Computer Solutions owned by Andre C. Santiago. http://www.cabosearch.com
[Cabo Verde] República de Cabo Verde. Government
In Portuguese. Official government site. Information on the government structure, government ministers with biographies, country facts, news. http://www.governo.cv/
Cabo Verde 24
In English, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Spanish. Directory of sites on Cape Verde, news from PANA (Panafrican News Agency), cultural events, artists, radio programs, related books, CDs, discussion forums. Advertisers may have their sites listed in the Recommended Sites section. Based in Cape Verde. http://www.caboverde24.com
CaboVerde.com - Eraldo De Gioannini
In Italian. Information on music, tourism, Cape Verde artists and their work, photographs by De Gioannini, books on Cape Verde, travel diary by De Gioannini, stamps, business and e-mail directory, etc. Sells books and CDs. http://www.caboverde.com/
Cabo Verde Telecom
In Portuguese. Site of Cape Verde's national telecommunications company. Information on ownership, historical chronology, services (includes internet access). http://www.nave.cv/cvtelecom/default.asp
Cabral, Amandio - Cape Verdean Music
Caboverdian musician and composer Cabral now makes his home in San Francisco. Audio clips, news, interviews. CDs can be ordered from the site. http://www.amandio.com/
Câmara de Comércio, Indústria, Agricultura e Serviços de Barlavento
In Portuguese. Has a directory of members, news, photographs. http://www.cciasb.cv/
Cape Verde: Culture, literature, history, music, movies
In English and Norwegian. "This site is for people interested in the rich culture of Cape Verde islands, whether it be literature, music, strip weawing, or other aspects of this fascinating little country." "In Norway, there are 329 persons with Capeverdean parent(s) (2005 public statistics ). Of these, 261 were born in Cape Verde." Maintained by Carmen and Olav Aalberg based in Oslo, Norway." http://home.no/tabanka/
Cape Verde Forum
"for the discussion of topics related to the Republic of Cape Verde and to the world wide Capeverdean community." An active discussion group. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/capeverdeFORUM/
Cape Verde. Instituto Nacional de Estatistica
In Portuguese. National institute responsible for producing the national census. Has statistics on population, agriculture, trade, consumer price indexes, energy use, transport, tourism, rainfall, etc. and a publications list. http://www.ine.cv
Cape Verde Online
In English and Portuguese. Requires free membership to read articles about Cape Verde (such as interviews with the Prime Minister, with the Ambassador to the U.S.,with the U.S. heads of Caboverdiano organizations), events on Cape Verde for the diaspora and others, use the forums and chat room. Order books, music, flags, videos, T-shirts. Facts on all aspects of Cape Verdean life. Travel information. Owned by Brava Telecom. http://caboverdeonline.com
Cape Verde StartTips.com
Directory of links to many web sites on Cape Verde. Site based in Belgium. http://www.capeverde.starttips.com
Cape Verdean Informatics Project
"a volunteer effort to promote the understanding, utilization, and application of computer and computer communication technology by the worldwide Cape Verdean community. The Capeverdean Home Page (unofficial) is one of the major projects of the CVIP." http://www.umassd.edu/specialprograms/caboverde/cvip.html
Cape Verdean Museum Exhibit
On the history of Cape Verdeans in New England and of the Cape Verde islands. Hall of Fame. Audio file of the national anthem. Clickable map provides links to Cape Verde related web sites. Its library has maps, books, pamphlets, films on Cape Verdean Americans and Cape Verde. Based in East Providence, Rhode Island. http://www.capeverdeanmuseum.org/
Chilcote, Ronald - Ronald Chilcote Collection
The University of California, Riverside University Library, Special Collections is the depository for the Chilcote Collection. Covers Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau books, political ephemera, journals, tape recordings on Amilcar Cabral, Lusophone Africa and its relations with Portugal in the mid 1970s. http://library.ucr.edu/?view=collections/spcol/Documents/Grp1/cabral.htm

Chilcote, Ronald H.: Media and Books Collection, Coll. 012
Chilcote, Ronald H.: Cabral and Guinea Bissau Collection, Coll. 009
Chilcote, Ronald H.: Intervention Materials Collection, Coll. 011
Chilcote, Ronald H. Papers, Coll. 014
Chilcote, Ronald H.: Literature of the Cordel Collection, Coll. 010
Comissão Nacional de Eleições
In Portuguese. http://www.cne.cv/
Committee to Protect Journalists
Based in New York city, is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization. Has a Press Freedom Database.
Main page: http://www.cpj.org
Database: http://www.cpj.org/zinfo/dbsearch.html
Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa (CPLP)
In Portuguese. "uma organização internacional, criada em 17 de Julho de 1996" comprised of Angola, Brasil, Cabo-Verde, Guiné-Bissau, Moçambique, Portugal, São Tomé e Príncipe. Has documents / speeches from the Iª Conferência dos Chefes de Estado in 1996 and the IIª Conferência dos Chefes de Estado in 1998, documents from the Council of Ministers meetings, etc. Has brief full text articles from its Boletim, brief country profiles, events calendar. http://www.cplp.org/
Conference - Cape Verde Community Weblog, "Connecting the Global Caboverdiano Nation ", April 22-24, 2005, Washington, D.C.
Conference program, weblog. Organized by Friends of the Republic of Cabo Verde, Inc. "This weblog is an interactive journal for your comments, conversations and observations regarding the upcoming Conference." http://www.virtualcapeverde.net/weblog/
Conference in Commemoration of Amilcar Cabral, Cape Verdean Progressive Club, East Providence, RI, July 6, 2002 - Amilcar Cabral and His Legacy
12 page description, in Adobe pdf. Photographs and papers no longer on the web. Was hosted on the Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission web site. http://www.rihphc.state.ri.us/heritage/cv/amilcarcabral&guineabissaux.pdf
Conference - International Conference on Cape Verdean Migration and Diaspora, Lisbon, Portugal, April 6-8, 2005
http://www.prio.no/cvmd
Contemporary Portuguese Political History Research Centre
Based at the University of Dundee, Dept. of Politics, Dundee, Scotland. Use the Search form to locate full text articles and papers by Patrick Chabal, Malyn Newitt, Michel Cahen, etc. Has a timeline for colonial wars, a bibliography for colonial wars, balance of trade table 1938-1991 for Angola & Mozambique, acronyms. Has primary documents such as "General Spínola's statement on transfer of powers in Africa, Broadcast on 27 July 1974," links to related sites. http://www.cphrc.org.uk/
Creolist Archives - Cape Verde
Page of the CreoLIST mailing list for creolists and others interested in creolistics and other contact language issues. The discussion list beganin February 1997. The website has "The sociolinguistic situation in the Cape Verde islands" by Marlyse Baptista; a searchable inventory of various alternative names for West African ethnolinguistic groups involved in the transatlantic slave trade, by Mikael Parkvall; a bibliography of works concerning Portuguese-based creoles and related subjects, compiled by Matthias Perl (1998); the full text of "Creole And Education In Guinea-Bissau" by Hildo Honório do Couto (1998). [KF] http://www.ling.su.se/Creole/
CV Music World
Articles on Cape Verde music, arts, culture, tourism. Cape Verde information, history, music traditions, events, photos of music events. Publishes Sodade magazine (Brockton, Massachusetts). http://www.cvmusicworld.com
CVN (New Bedford, Massachusetts)
Online edition of the print Cape Verdean-American newspaper. Community news, restaurants, churches, travel, education. Based in New Bedford, Massachusetts. [KF] http://www.cvntv.com/
Dicionário de Caboverdiano Português On-Line / Capeverdian-Portuguese On-line Dictionary
From Priberam Informática, Lda. e Verbalis, Lda., Lisboa, Portugal. http://www.priberam.pt/dcvpo
Electronic Journal of Africana Bibliography (EJAB) - A Selective and Annotated Bibliography of English and French Language Sources on Cape Verdean Literature
By Lindsey Campbell-Badger. EJAB Volume 12, 2009. EJAB is a peer-reviewed, open access journal of annotated bibliographies published by the University of Iowa Libraries. http://ir.uiowa.edu/ejab/vol12/iss1/1/
Ethnologue
From the publication, Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 13th ed. (Dallas, Tx.: Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1996), edited by Barbara F. Grimes. Provides no. of speakers, dialects, linguistic affiliation, etc.
Cape Verde: http://www.sil.org/ethnologue/countries/Cape.html
Main Page: http://www.sil.org/ethnologue/ethnologue.html
[Evora] Cesaria Evora, Cape Verdean Vocalist
Cesaria Evora - her career, discography, audio and video clips (nice on a fast connection), tour news. http://www.cesaria-evora.com/
Caboverde.com - biography, discography, audios clips (requires Real Player, sound card, speakers), lyrics
African Music Encyclopedia - in English, biography, discography
There Productions - has an audio clip (requires Real Player, sound card, speakers)
RFI Musique - in French, has a biography, discography, concert dates.
Festijazz, Festival Internacional de Jazz de Cabo Verde, August 19-21, 2005
In Portuguese. The annual international jazz festival of Cape Verde at Baia das Gatas (Mindelo, S. Vicente). Features a tribute to Luis Morais. http://www.festijazz.com
FORCV
In Portuguese and Criole. Cape Verdean news and multimedia. For Cape Verdean-Americans, Cape Verdeans and friends of Cape Verde. Has free newsletter. Forum, videos. Based in the United States. http://www.forcv.com/
Grepne Cape Verde Web Page
"This Web Page concerns the Grepne family and its foreign investment interests in Cape Verde."  "The aim of this Web Page is to publicise the Grepne family's plans and projects for investment on land owned by the family on Santiago Island, Cape Verde, and to attract suitable 'partners' willing to participate in the implementation of such projects." http://www.grepne.com/
H-Luso-Africa
"a [moderated] discussion list [in English and Portuguese] for people interested in the Portuguese-speaking African countries (Mozambique, Angola, Guinea Bissau, Cape Verde, and Sao Tome)." " The list was initiated by the Lusophone African Studies Organization (LASO). LASO [affiliated with the African Studies Assoc. (U.S.)] is an independent professional society established in the United States that is open to all scholars with an interest in Lusophone Africa." http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/%7Elusoafri/

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Instituto da Biblioteca Nacional e do Livro de Cabo Verde
In Portuguese. The National Library of Cape Verde opened in 1999. Has an on-line catalog. Publishes books. Descriptions of books for sale. Based in Praia, Cape Verde. http://www.bn.cv/
IIEP Newsletter (Paris)
The International Institute for Educational Planning's, July-Sept. 1998 issue has the articles: "Spotlight on education in Portuguese-speaking Africa" and "The Mozambican experience: towards a system of indicators for each province." http://www.unesco.org/iiep/news/english/1998/jule398.htm
International Monetary Fund. Cape Verde and the IMF
Full text reports on poverty reduction, Statistical Appendices, etc. http://www.imf.org/external/country/CPV/index.htm
JAG - Cape Verdean Heritage on Nantucket
Exhibition (2002-2003) from the Nantucket Historical Association on the lives and history of Nantucket’s Cape Verdean community, history, articles, photographs, culture, links to related sites. Based in Nantucket, Massaschusetts. http://www.nha.org/digitalexhibits/jag/index.html
Jesuit Documents on the Guinea of Cape Verde and the Cape Verde Islands, 1585-1617: : in English translation
Authors: A Teixeira da Mota; P E H Hair. [Liverpool?] : Issued by the Dept. of History, University of Li verpool, 1989. 1 vol. (various pagings). (Privately produced and circulated by the late Paul Hair.) A University of Wisconsin Libraries Africana Digitization Project. See the Copyright notice for use. http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/Africana.Jesuit01
Korver, David - E-mail/Internet in Lusophone Countries in Africa
Has a draft version of a case study (55 pages) by Korver (while at the Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen) on the development of e-mail and the internet in Cape Verde, Mozambique, and Guinea-Bissau. http://members.tripod.com/~gambuzino/csindex.htm
Leary, Richard - Cape Verde Home Page
Cape Verde society, language, history, economy, etc.; created by Richard Leary. Information about Cape Verdean-Americans, the Smithsonian's Cape Verde Festival in summer 1995. In Portuguese and English.
http://www.umassd.edu/specialprograms/caboverde/capeverdean.html
License Plates - Cape Verde
From a page about automobile license plates.
Cape Verde: http://danshiki.oit.gatech.edu/~iadt3mk/world/LP_AF_WAFR.html#CVER
Main Page: http://danshiki.oit.gatech.edu/%7Eiadt3mk/hp.html
Lourenço, Jamie and Colm Foy - Cap Vert: Gouvernance ou Developpement
Full text, 60 pages in PDF. Pub. 2003 by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. 50 pages. (OECD paper no. 13). http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/39/36/2504040.pdf
Lusotopie (Paris)
From the Association des chercheurs de la revue Lusotopie. Pub. by Editions Karthala, Paris. Abstracts in French, Portuguese, English. Full text articles on-line. Annual academic journal first published in 1994. Political analysis of Portuguese-speaking countries. Search by keyword across all issues in English, Portuguese, and French. http://www.cean.u-bordeaux.fr/lusotopie/

Some articles:
Pour une histoire des géopolitiques culturelles des îles du Cap-Vert. 10 p. In PDF.
Insularismes et développement en République du Cap-Vert. 21 p. In PDF.
Îles du Cap-Vert : d’un micro-monde au système-monde ? In Lusotopie 1999. 6 p. In PDF.
Memória de África
In Portuguese. "...pretende ser um repositório de toda a informação relativa aos Países Africanos de Língua Oficial Portuguesa desde o início do século XX até aos dias de hoje para que essa memória não se perca com a dos homens que a protagonizam ou protagonizaram." "...um projecto da Fundação Portugal-África." http://memoria-africa.ua.pt/
Memória Portuguesa de África e do Orient
In Portuguese. Site takes a while to load. Historical postcards from Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, São Tomé e Príncipe. Click on the thumbnail to see a larger image. João M.Loureiro, owner of the postcards, has published them as books which are sold on the web site. http://www.postaisultramar.com.pt
Movimento para a Democracia - MpD (Movement for Democracy)
In Portuguese. Political party created in 1990. Party statutes, political program, party documents, press releases, etc. Based in Praia, Cape Verde. [KF] http://www.mpd.cv
Northeastern University Cape Verdean Student Association, CVSA
"Cape Verdean Student Association was started to help create awareness of the country and culture of the Cape Verdean people." Includes links to Cape Verdean student associations in the U.S., photographs of Cape Verde. [KF] http://www.cvsa.neu.edu
Partido Africano da Independência de Cabo Verde, PAICV
In Portuguese and English. Political party. News, statements, press releases, articles from Simentera, Boletim Informativo do Sector do Tarrafal do PAICV, party officials and members, poetry, etc. [KF] http://www.paicv.cv/
Peace Corps Cape Verde
Creole Dictionary, project case studies, volunteer blogs, lesson plans, directory of organizations in Cape Verde, discussion groups. http://www.peacecorps.org.cv/
Peace Corps Cape Verde Wiki
Peace Corps activities in Cape Verde. "information relevant to current and prospective Peace Corps Volunteers in Cape Verde." Maintained by Peace Corps Volunteers in Cape Verde. http://www.peacecorpswiki.org/Cape_Verde
Peace Corps in Cape Verde
Accounts by U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers about Cape Verde, some with photographs . http://peacecorpsonline.org/messages/messages/467/2226.html
Pinto, John M. - Cape Verde Islands
Many links to Cape Verde web sites. Audio of the national anthem, Cesaria Evora audio clips. Pinto lives in New Bedford, Massachusetts. http://capeverde-islands.com/
Radio Kaapverdie FM
Radio station for Cape Verdean music. Listen to Cape Verde music (requires sound card, headset or speakers). http://kaapverdiefm.web1000.com/index.htm
Rhode Island College. James P. Adams Library
"The Cape Verdean Collection is a repository for materials related to Cape Verde and its American connection. The collection includes books, newspapers, clippings, pamphlets, maps, photographs, and personal papers relating to Cape Verdean history and culture. It is especially strong in materials on Cape Verdean Americans." Search the library's online catalog to locate Cape Verde materials. http://www.ric.edu/library/coll/asc.html
Rural Women, Population & Development in Lusophone Africa: Annotated Bibliography of Selected Literature in Portuguese Language 1991 - 1996
Prepared by Zoran Roca. Covers Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe. From the Population Information Network (POPIN) of the United Nations Population Division (DESIPA), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/x0258e/x0258e00.htm and Older site: http://www.un.org/popin/fao/lusophone.html
Six Degrees (Stanford)
Produced by Stanford University students.The Fall 2003 issue, in PDF, has an article on Liberian refugees in the Ivory Coast, by Nicolai Lidow; an article on violence against women in Cape Verde, by Teal Pfeifer, gender based violence during political conflicts, by Lisa Ehrlich. Based in Palo Alto, California. [KF] http://stanfordsixdegrees.wordpress.com/
SPIA Media Productions, Inc.
Film company founded by Cape Verdean Dr. Claire Andrade-Watkins. Films distributed include Sarraounia (Director: Med Hondo, based on the true story of the 19th century Queen of the Aznas, Sarraounia, who was trained from birth as a warrior and leader), Testamento (soundtrack scored by Cape Verdean musician Tito Paris, and features an appearance by Cesaria Evora), Spirit of Cape Verde (celebrates the bonds between New England, Cape Verde and President Pereira's historic first state visit to the United States in l983). http://www.spiamedia.com
Travel Document Systems
A visa/passport expediting service for U.S. citizens. One can print out a visa application form in Acrobat or Common Ground format. Uses the CIA World Factbook information though did not have the latest edition. Provides useful information on history, foreign relations including U.S. relations though sources are not given. Has links to related web sites.
Cape Verde Page: http://www.traveldocs.com/cv/index.htm
Main Page: http://www.traveldocs.com/africa.htm
United Nations Development Program. Country Programme for Cape Verde 2003-2005
Full text report in Adobe pdf. 16 p. Use the main UNDP Search to find human development statistics on Cape Verde and other reports. http://www.undp.org/
U.S. Central Intelligence Agency - Chiefs of State & Cabinet Members
Provides a list of the President, Cabinet members, the Governor of the Central Bank, the country's Ambassador to the U.S., and its U.N. Representative. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/world-leaders-1/world-leaders-c/cape-verde.html
U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. World Factbook
Information on the geography, people, government, economy, transportation, communication, defense. Prepared by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/cv.html
United States. Department of Energy
High Penetration of Wind Energy into Island Diesel Grids. Experience from Cape Verde,
By Per Lundsager, Jens Carsten Hansen. 19 p. report, in Adobe pdf. http://www.eere.energy.gov/
U.S. Department of State. Report on Human Rights Practices - Cape Verde
2009 Report, 2008 Report, 2007 Report, 2006 Report, 2005 Report, 2004 Report, 2003 Report, 2002 Report, 2001 Report, 2000 Report, 1999 Report, 1998 Report, 1997 Report, 1996 Report, 1993-1995 Reports. http://www.state.gov/g/drl/hr/
United States European Command - Cape Verde
Has press releases on Michael D. Metelits, the U.S. Ambassador to Cape Verde and a map. From the U.S. Department of Defense. http://www.eucom.mil/AOR/index.htm?http://www.eucom.mil/aor/africa/cape%5Fverde.htm&2
Univ. of Pennsylvania Cape Verde Page and Search Engine
Maps, an embassy directory, travel, language information, created by Julie Sisskind, now maintained by Ali Dinar. UPenn has a search facility for their entire web site.
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/African_Studies/Country_Specific/C_Verde.html
Volcanoes - Cape Verde
Has photos of volcanoes in Cape Verde. Some entries, (Cape Verde for ex.), include information on historical eruptions. Each entry has references to articles. One can search issues of the Bulletin of Volcanology by keyword. Located on the Volcano World site which is designed to distribute remote sensing data to non-technical users.
African volcanoes: http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/vwdocs/volc_images/africa/africa.html
Volcano World: http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/vw.html
World Bank Group - Cape Verde
Country brief, Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, press releases, statistics , many full text reports http://lnweb18.worldbank.org/AFR/afr.nsf/0/c159cdbdfbd0065d852567d1004cf089?OpenDocument



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