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Yearbook 1996

Cape Verde. According to, President António Mascarenhas Monteiro was re-elected in February. Monteiro represented Movimento Para a Democracia (MPD).

1996 Cabo Verde

Prime Minister Carlos Veiga appointed five new ministers in March following the December 1995 election results, when MPD won and received 50 of Parliament's 72 seats in total.

Cape Verde is one of seven countries that are part of the newly formed Commonwealth for Portuguese-speaking countries, the Comunidade de Paises de Língua Portuguesa (CPLP). The Commonwealth shall work to spread the Portuguese and promote cooperation between the Member States.

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