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Cape Verde, Africa

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CAPE VERDE: Urban crime, violence multiplies

http://www.irinnews.org/report.aspx?ReportId=81764
Monday, December 01, 2008
PRAIA Monday, December 01, 2008 (IRIN) - In Cape Verde violent crimes were five times higher in 2007 than over the past 10 years combined, according...

CAPE VERDE: Deported youth offenders face drugs, unemployment

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Wednesday, November 26, 2008
PRAIA Wednesday, November 26, 2008 (IRIN) - About 900 Cape Verdeans have been deported back to the islands since 1992. Rejected by their host country...

CAPE VERDE: Money laundering taints economic growth

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Saturday, November 22, 2008
PRAIA Monday, November 03, 2008 (IRIN) - Faced with a growing number of drug trafficking, money laundering and organised crime investigations, the...

CAPE VERDE: Clandestine housing squeezes cities

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Saturday, November 22, 2008
PRAIA Thursday, November 06, 2008 (IRIN) - Illegal housing precariously built on the volcanic archipelago of Cape Verde threatens to increase...
CAPE VERDE: Clandestine housin...

CAPE VERDE: Clandestine housing squeezes cities

Saturday, November 08, 2008
Illegal housing precariously built on the volcanic archipelago of Cape Verde threatens to increase erosion, land disputes, disease, flooding, and...
CAPE VERDE: Money laundering t...

CAPE VERDE: Money laundering taints economic growth

Tuesday, November 04, 2008
Faced with a growing number of drug trafficking, money laundering and organised crime investigations, the head of Cape Verde’s judiciary police told...
WEST AFRICA: Clandestine canna...

WEST AFRICA: Clandestine cannabis farmers feed growing drug abuse

Saturday, November 01, 2008
Farmers in West Africa are turning to cannabis as a quick cash crop, feeding the biggest illegal drug market in the world. UN Office on Drugs and...
WEST AFRICA: Drug seizures tip...

WEST AFRICA: Drug seizures tip of “cocaine iceberg” – UN

Thursday, October 30, 2008
The head of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has warned West African government ministers of the corruptive power of drug trafficking, saying...