As incoming trips from Africa were banned almost worldwide in light of the appearance of the Omicron strain of SARS-CoV-2, Argentine authorities had no trouble allowing a cruise ship steaming from Cape Verde to moor in Buenos Aires.... because “it came from Asia.”
Venezuela has announced that it will incorporate the government delegation in negotiations with the political opposition in Mexico, Alex Saab, a close ally jailed in Cape Verde, Africa who is to be extradited to the United States on corruption and money laundering charges.
The Constitutional Tribunal from Cape Verde ruled this week that Colombian businessman Alex Saab considered a front man for Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro can be extradited to the United States, where he faces charges of corruption and money laundering.
The contract to repair the 3,000-meter runway at RAF Ascension Island has yet to be awarded, and work may not be complete until 2022. It has been partially closed since April 2017. This means the Falkland Islands/Brize Norton airbridge will continue to operate through Cape Verde.
The United Kingdom MoD (Ministry of Defense) announced on Thursday that plans were in place to trial the Falkland Islands Airbridge flight via Sal, Cape Verde, on a temporary basis which would result in a shorter overall flight time and improved passenger experience.
Sailors onboard the South Atlantic patrol Royal Navy HMS Argyll saved the life of a Japanese fisherman who had suffered a serious head injury off the coast of Africa. Approximately 20 miles off the Cape Verde coast she received news that a fisherman onboard the trawler Wakashio Maru No 82 had been seriously hurt in an accident 24 hours earlier.