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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By 1994 the city of Mindelo, Cape Verde's main port and commercial center, was exhibiting active growth in terms of market activity, housing construction and development of an embryonic industrial zone financed by foreign capital.
Jose Luis Carneiro spoke during the ceremonies of the Day of Portugal, Camoes and Portuguese Communities, in Mindelo, Cape Verde, where he accompanied the President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, and the Prime Minister, Antonio Costa.
Meanwhile, Lorenzo Bordonaro employs other theorists' notions of 'tactical agency' (2) and 'thin agency' (3) in appraising how the limited viability of alternatives underpins young people's decisions to move between homes and streets in Mindelo, Cape Verde. The analytical separation between agency and structure is more explicitly problematized in Tatek Abebe's chapter concerning rural Ethiopian children's experiences of work and schooling.