Author: Cabo Verde Network

Amadeu Oliveira Is Fighting For Legal Reform

Amadeu is fighting for legal reform and to improve the accountability of the judges of Cape Verde who have much power and no one to answer to.  Amadeu Oliveira will be visiting the United States and has a 3 city tour to meet with the Cape Verdean citizens of the US and explain what his perspective. Bryan Caplan interviews Amadeu Oliveira, a lawyer from Cape Verde, on his battle against the legal system to make much needed changes: Amadeu will be presenting: Sunday, April 14 @ 3 PM City of Brockton War Memorial Building 156 West Elm Street Brockton, MA Friday, April...

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Community Day Basketball in Boston – ACVB

ACVB coordinated its first community event in Boston in collaboration with the City of Boston and BCYF.  The event was also help sponsored by DFA (The Depina Family Association) & MAPS (Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers). Boston Police Commissioner William G. Gross on behalf of the Boston Police Activities league (PAL) donated drinks and snacks for the event in Boston. ACVB is a grassroots community effort to establish a community sports project that connects families with the community through youth development activities such as basketball and it’s C.A.R.E. Program (Community Advantage Resource Engagement).  Parts of the C.A.R.E. program comprises of STREM (Science,...

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Avery Cardoza signs with Academia Lobos de Chalchuapa

On March 8, 2019, Avery Cardoza, of ACVB (Associação Cabo Verdiana de Basquetebol), signed with Academia Lobos de Chalchuapa in El Salvador. Avery departed the US and is currently residing in El Salvador practicing with his new team.  Academia Lobos Club was created in order to collaborate and provide support to The Academy of Basketball of Chalchuapa in El Salvador.  Avery has been one of the faces of ACVB and star in the league for the last two seasons.  His absence will certainly change the dynamics of the league as the season is winding down.  He will be surely missed.  This is bad news for...

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Tony Barros inducted into LEC Hall Of Fame

Tony Barros is the first men’s basketball player to be enshrined in the Hall of Fame.  Currently sitting second all-time in career points, Barros led the UMASS Boston Beacons to the program’s first-ever conference championship in 2006.  Barros is amongst the all-time leaders in career games played with 101.  His 617 career field goals made is third most.  His 95 made 3-pointers in the Beacons championship season is the all-time mark, while his 326 career 3-pointers remains one of the most impressive career records ever.  Barros was the program’s first NABC First All-District honoree in over 30 years and was...

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ACVB is a community men's basketball league, currently based in Boston & Brockton, that is in its infancy. The league/organization's mission is to integrate youth development activities through basketball clinics and other outreach programs provided by the league to the community.

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