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Helping Brockton's Cape Verdeans keep the faith amid temptation

Immigrants have been seeking refuge in southeastern Massachusetts since the Mayflower anchored off Plymouth in 1620. Here are the stories of five modern Pilgrims who arrived on our shores seeking freedom from persecution, danger or poverty. Cape Verdean Catholics in Brockton are keeping the faith an

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Brit tourist's luxury holiday turned into a nightmare after accident watching turtles left him partially paralysed

A British tourist's luxury trip turned into a holiday from hell when he was left partially paralysed after he dislocated his hip while watching turtles. Simon Parsons then found himself in a hospital with no doctors - before his private flight home was then forced to make an emergency landing when a


Tito Jackson hosts his last turkey giveaway as a city councilor - The Boston Globe

Nicole Davis, 46, plans to roast her free turkey on Thanksgiving and serve it to "at least 20 people, if not more." Maria Mendes, 65, will cook her turkey on Thursday, along with some traditional dishes from her native Cape Verde, for her three children and five grandchildren. Joyce Sinclair, 84, wi


Brockton soccer team is new face of 'City of Champions'

The Brockton High School soccer team, predominantly composed of Cape Verdean immigrants and other sons of immigrants, represents a new face of "The City of Champions" after capturing the state title on Saturday, according to the team's coach. Marc Larocque Enterprise Staff Writer @Enterprise_Marc B


How Brockton beat the state to the bilingual punch

"Brockton has always been a model of how to craft rigorous, responsive programs for English language learning based on our community's needs and our families' wishes," said Kellie Jones, the district's director of bilingual education. "The bill affords things to other districts that Brockton has alr


Stuart Baxter: El Hadji Diouf said I should continue as Bafana Bafana head coach

South Africa head coach Stuart Baxter has reflected on Bafana Bafana's disappointing 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifying campaign. Bafana failed to qualify for the global competition after suffering back-to-back defeats to Senegal - having also lost twice to Cape Verde under Baxter's guidance. "The two g


Cape Verde goalkeeper attempts 360-degree spin around striker - and it doesn't go well

With the scoreline goalless in this World Cup qualifier where both nations had already failed to make Russia 2018, Evora plumped for a risky manoeuvre on the stroke of half-time. The 18-year-old hesistantly tried to mask his clearance with a cute dummy, but ended up turning back towards his own goal


Kaizer Chiefs full-back Philani Zulu urges South Africa to focus on Afcon 2019

Kaizer Chiefs full-back Philani Zulu couldn't hide his disappointment at Bafana Bafana's failure to qualify for the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia. Bafana lost four of their six qualifying matches and finished bottom of Group D, and Zulu feels the two defeats suffered at the hands of Cape Verde Islan


Nigeria, Senegal and Cape Verde dominate the West African hotel pipeline with 77% of the total planned hotel rooms

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - West Africa has been at the heart of the continent's growth and economic transformation in recent years. Notwithstanding the sharp slowdown experienced in 2016 and 2017, the region's economy is expected to rebound in 2017 onwards. Commodity-based economies, like Nigeria,


Africa's beauty Cape Verde is now safe for the tourists

Cape Verde Tourism is on rise as many want to go such a place of less population but filled with the natural beauty and the fun loving attractions like trekking and hiking. Previously, Cape Verde's tourism was deeply affected by the spreading of Zika Virus, but now with the control of the government


Cape Verde is offering cheap accommodations

Cape Verde, a volcanic nation in north western part of Africa has doomed its tourism approach as Zika virus became a widespread massacre, but now this region is reviving its tourism revenue by minimizing the rates of the hotels and villas & even the rates of the apartments. For around 100,000 euros


World Cup 2018 Qualifying: Latest Results, Standings After Tuesday

Christian Eriksen netted a fantastic hat-trick as Denmark sealed their spot at the 2018 FIFA World Cup by beating the Republic of Ireland 5-1 at Dublin's Aviva Stadium in the second leg of their play-off on Tuesday. A 0-0 draw in the opening leg in Copenhagen meant the tie was there for the taking f


Opinion: I Wish the WSL Hadn't Chosen a White, Male for Ambassador of Stoke and Leisure

Let me first say this: Zachary James Daniel Brown - the WSL's newly crowned Ambassador of Stoke and Leisure - seems like a helluva guy. Likeable to his core. There is no taking that away from him. I'd gladly clink mai tais with him at Haleiwa Joe's. Gladly. Like the WSL, which hired him to spend si


World Cup qualifier in Senegal briefly delayed due to stadium blackout

It was lights out - literally - in Dakar, Senegal, where the home team was set to face South Africa in what will likely turn out to be a meaningless World Cup qualifier. (Senegal is already through, while South Africa's been eliminated.) Just before kickoff the stadium lights blacked out, which dela


Mini-Transat La Boulangère – A storm brewing

Mini-Transat La Boulangère – A storm brewing by Event Media today at 5:50 pm Unsettled conditions for the finish – Mini-Transat La Boulangère © Christophe Breschi Tweet You could get a sense of it from looking at the competitors’ trajectories. The trade wind, never totally steady at the best of t


Austin passes resolution to pursue stadium sites for MLS

Austin has unanimously passed a resolution to explore stadium sites in the hopes of drawing a Major League Soccer franchise to the capital of Texas. The resolution was spurred by Anthony Precourt's interest in relocation the Columbus Crew to Austin but, interestingly, now has language that allows fo



Cape Verdean ensemble, The Zerui DePina Quartet: Nov. 9. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 and $34, and can be purchased by calling 508-994-2900, online at Zeiterion.org, or at the Zeiterion Box Office. Group sales are available for groups of 10 or more and can be purchased by calling 508-997-5664 x123. Ori


Cesria vora: The Barefoot Diva Who Paved Her Own Path

This essay is one in a series celebrating deserving artists or albums not included on NPR Music's list of 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women. If there were ever a voice that embodied that of a siren, a voice that could seduce, sadden and soothe with its elegance, it was Cesria vora's. It was the voic


World Cup 2018: Ranking the contenders for the final nine spots

Twenty-three nations have already qualified for the 2018 World Cup. Nine more spots are up for grabs. They'll be snatched over the next week by some combination of the 20 teams still alive. Not all combinations are possible, of course. Four of the final nine must come from Europe. Three must come fr


World Cup 2018: Which teams are in, which can still qualify, and how will they be seeded?

The 2018 World Cup doesn't kick off until June 14, but the field for next summer's tournament in Russia is almost set. In fact, by the end of Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, it will be complete. Two more nations - Morocco and Tunisia - booked their trips on Saturday, bringing the total number of qualified