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Monday, July 9th, 2012

Cabo Verde music: Nha morna, nha Terra

I’ve long thought the UN or the OECD ought to measure, as a development indicator, nations’ musical (and cultural) influence per capita. Cape Verde (and Jamaica) would surely top the rankings, while Norway and Germany (Modern Talking, anyone?) would be straggling toward the bottom.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

July 5th, Cape Verde

Like we said everyone wanted to get independent in June and July. It’s also Cape Verde’s independence today. We know young Cape Verdeans want to protest tonight since there’s not much to celebrate. Doesn’t mean they don’t like...