Author: Cabo Verde Network

Dr. Pimentel: Covid-19, Black Lives Matter & The Cabo Verdean Community

Dr. Veronica Maria Pimentel, a Double Board-Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist, specializing in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, is a practicing clinician, researcher, educator, advocate and writer in Connecticut.  She was born in Sao Nicolau, Cabo Verde and educated both in Cabo Verde and in the USA.     Cabo Verde Network reached out to Dr. Veronica Maria Pimentel, and she was asked about the dangers of Covid-19 in the Cabo Verdean communities and surrounding areas in general:  The number of people diagnosed and hospitalized with the coronavirus in the northeast states is decreasing.  Research has shown that social distancing is working and has...

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Moises Rodrigues for State Senate

On Saturday February 22nd, Moises Rodrigues made a stunning announcement that he was running for state Senate of Massachusetts.  The new mayor of Brockton, Robert F. Sullivan, was in attendance at Santana Restaurant And Function Hall along with many of Moises constituents as Moises was honored with an award prior to his announcement. Rodrigues was voted interim Mayor if Brockton to keep City Hall on the path set by Carpenter, 62, who died suddenly July 3 and was seeking a fourth two-year term. He was the first person of color to serve as mayor of Brockton. He returned to his seat as...

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Dana Barros speaks about the start of new ACVB Season

Dana Barros Welcomes ACVB To His FacilityLuis Pires of IlhaCast Media speaks with Dana Barros about the start of a new season and partnership with ACVB.ACVBLeague.comPosted by Cabo Verde Network on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 For Stats, Updates, and Schedules visit:...

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Dana Barros partners with ACVB

Former NBA All Star and former Boston Celtic, Dana Barros, partners up with ACVB to bring the organization to the Dana Barros Basketball Club in Stoughton. League Commissioner Tino Brazao is excited about the partnership and the expansion of the league as each conference expanded to 6 teams and a load of new talent was recruited. The 2020 season is scheduled to tip off Sunday, January 12th. The league features high level and experienced talent from all over New England. Dana Barros and the highly anticipated expansion team, Otu Level, is set to square off against the ACVB defending champions,...

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WBO World Champion Demetrius Andrade

WBO World Champion Demetrius Andrade talks about Upcoming FightThe Cabo Verdean Champion Demetrius Andrade of Rhode Island is set to fight January 30th in Miami. Tickets available at ticketmaster or order the fight from by Cabo Verde Network on Thursday, January 2, 2020 Whether its Charlo, Canelo Alvarez, or Triple G, Andrade is ready for a big name fight and ready to unify the championship belts. Demetrius Andrade is currently the reigning WBO Middleweight Champion. He is a 3 time champion in two different weight classes. Andrade is proud of his Cabo Verdean roots. He’s looking forward and planning...

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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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