Mindelo


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Mindelo

 

a city and chief port of the Cape Verde Islands, situated on the northwestern coast of Sao Vicente Island. Population, 19,400 (1969). Mindelo is a coaling station on transatlantic shipping routes, and commercial fishing is carried on.

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L'operation de renflouement reprend ce mercredi et devrait egalement beneficier du soutien d'un remorqueur espagnol, ancre dans la ville portuaire de Mindelo.
Ports of call include the historic city of Funchal, Madeira, the island of eternal spring; the Canary Islands with stops in Tenerife and Gran Canaria; and Cape Verde's Mindelo, the cultural cradle, and Santiago, the archipelago's most inhabited island.
Professora convidada do Instituto de Estudos Superiores "Isidoro da Graca" de Sao Vicente (atualmente Universidade do Mindelo), Cabo Verde, de 2005-2007.
At the Cape Verde isle of Sao Vicente, explore Portuguese and African influences in the main city of Mindelo at the markets before driving to Monte Verde, the island's highest peak.
Livia conheceu Clovis na Fazenda Mindelo (acolhimento de populacao de rua) no Rio de Janeiro.
However, rainfall records show very small amounts of rain in Mindelo (Sao Vicente) and Praia Vila (Santiago), suggestive of a weak tropical cyclone with minimal impact on Cape Verde.
In 2015, two of six fishing vessels (dubbed the 'Bandit 6') on Interpol's wanted list were captured on the Cape Verdean coast, off the port of Mindelo, as they poached toothfish--a tasty relative of cod typically sold in North America.
Herculano regressou para Portugal como combatente ativo dos "7500 bravos do Mindelo", que em 8 de julho de 1832, participaram do cerco na cidade do Porto.