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Cape Verde; Portugal: Signature of Protocol on Sustainable Energy

(Sept. 25, 2014) Portugal and Cape Verde signed a protocol in the area of sustainable energy on September 23, 2014, during the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York. The protocol aims to strengthen recovery in the context of sustainable energy. It was also signed by Luxembourg, Spain, and Austria. (Press Release, Ministério […]

Cape Verde: New Investment Code

(Aug. 15, 2012) On July 11, 2012, Cape Verde published a new Investment Code Law in its Official Gazette (Law 13/VIII/2012). The new Code replaces two previous laws, Law 90/IV/93 of December 13, 1993, and Regulatory Decree 1/94, of January 3, 1994. This legislation will come into force when a Tax Incentives Code, still under […]

Cape Verde: New Decrees Regulate the Service Sector and Import of Goods

(Jan. 10, 2011) It was reported on January 3, 2011, that the Cape Verdean Council of Ministers (Cabinet) approved a new decree-law that will regulate the services sector of the country. The statute is expected to expedite services and improve the regulation of the sector; the Council's spokeswoman, Janira Hopfer Almada, was quoted as saying […]

Cape Verde: Council of Ministers Approves Bills Creating an International Business Center and Other Incentive Measures

(July 8, 2010) On June 17, 2010, the Council of Ministers of Cape Verde approved the drafts of three bills granting legislative authorization to the government for the creation of the International Business Center of Cape Verde, creating a regime of concession incentives to investment projects for the internationalization of Cape Verdean companies, and giving […]

Cape Verde: New Law Will Require Journalists to Have a Degree

(May 5, 2010) A new Journalist Statute was approved by the Cape Verdean Parliament in April 2010 and must be voted on by the National Assembly in May 2010 before it can come into force. According to the approved Statute, in order to work as a journalist, a person will need to have a college […]