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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Blame Washington's intelligence failure, not lack of police
Topic - Cape Verde
The Republic of Cape Verde (, are of volcanic origin and while three of them (Sal, Boa Vista and Maio) are fairly flat, sandy and dry, the remaining ones are generally rockier and have more vegetation. Because of the infrequent occurrence of rainfall the overall landscape is not particularly green, despite what the country's name suggests (verde is Portuguese for "green"). The name of the country stems instead from the nearby Cap Vert, on the Senegalese coast. - Source: Wikipedia
David Soares was honored to receive the chance to provide service to his country of birth, Cape Verde.
Cape Verde has lost its legal bid to be reinstated in the World Cup.
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