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Russians guilty in Cape Verde cocaine bust

The Russian captain and crew of a cargo ship captured last year in Cape Verde with the biggest cocaine seized in the country were...

ISS: Can Cape Verde keep drug traffickers out?

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In early 2019, Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) police found 9.5 tons of cocaine on a Panama-flagged vessel – the biggest such drug seizure made...

Massive cocaine haul in Cape Verde

Police in Cape Verde seized nearly ten tonnes of cocaine and arrested 11 people on a Russian vessel docked in the capital, police said,...

Maritime security Op Junction Rain 2017 concludes

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Members of the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, Senegalese Marines, Senegalese Navy, and Cabo Verde Coast Guard came together for a debriefing...

Guantanamo detainee released to Cabo Verde

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The U.S. Defense Department on Sunday announced that a long-held inmate at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, Shawqi Awad Balzuhair, had been...

Eleven shot dead in Cape Verde, including two Spanish citizens

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Eleven men were shot dead in Cape Verde on Tuesday, including eight soldiers, a local civilian and two Spanish citizens, the minister...

Cape Verde seizes 280 kg of cocaine from Brazilian fishing boat

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Authorities in Cape Verde have seized 280 kilograms of cocaine in a bust in the Atlantic from a Brazil-registered fishing vessel as...

USS McFaul Visits Cape Verde

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The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) arrived in Praia, Cape Verde for a scheduled stop for fuel and...

Spain training Cape Verde military

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The Spanish military has begun training the Cape Verde's armed forces with a focus on establishing a special forces unit. The Spanish Ministry...

Call for decriminalisation of drugs in West Africa

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Governments in West Africa should decriminalise drug use and treat the issue as a health problem, because a "war on drugs" will...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...