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    Ebola Fact Sheet for Travelers

    Due to an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the west African nations of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone, the Centers for Disease Control has issued Health Travel Warnings for those three countries advising against nonessential travel and has provided guidance to reduce the potential for spread of EVD.

  • First Lady Michelle Obama holds a sign in support of the kidnapped girls

    U.S. to Help Nigeria in the Search for Kidnapped Girls

    On April 14, a group of militants kidnapped more than 200 teenage girls from the Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Nigeria. President Obama called it a “terrible situation,” and explained that the U.S. will send military and law enforcement advisors to Nigeria to support its efforts to find and free the girls.

  • President Obama meets PM Jose M. Neves

    President Obama meets PM Jose M. Neves

    President Obama meets Prime-Minister Jose Maria Neves. A historic moment for Cape Verde and United State's relations.

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    Ambassador O'Neal at the "Back to Roots" Fair

    U.S. Ambassador Adrienne O'Neal was in the New England area visiting the Cape-verdean diaspora community. She also visited the "Back to the Roots" Fair in New Bedford were she meet several entrepreneurs and artist that still have strong ties with Cape Verde.

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    Vice President Visits Favela Santa Marta

    In Rio de Janeiro Vice President Joe Biden tours favela Santa Marta. This community has made major strides since 2008 to curb violence and drug trafficking, and now is a model for the community.

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More News from the Embassy

  • Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Fogo Volcano Eruption

    November 23, 2014: The U.S. Embassy in Cabo Verde advises U.S. citizens living or traveling in Cabo Verde that the volcano located on the island of Fogo erupted last night and there have been reports of smoke and slow moving lava. The island remains in a state of heightened alert due to the possibility of further eruptions. 

  • 2016 Diversity Visa Lottery Program

    DV 2016 Program - The online registration period for the 2016 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2016) will begin on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and conclude on Monday, November 3, 2014, at noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4).  Learn more about the DV 2016 Reigstration Lottery »

  • Embassy Priorities

    Cape Verde is one of Africa's success stories and is an important partner of the United States. In addition to the overriding goal of protecting and safeguarding the welfare of American Citizens, the U.S. Embassy has an action plan built around primary interests in strengthening security, economic development, and democracy. Learn more here!