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Cape Verde: José Maria Neves Exposes PAICV Divisions

In Praia political circles, it is pointed out as notorious that JMN's candidacy did not arouse the enthusiasm that he himself had predicted. The outgoing leader of the PAICV herself, JANIRA HOPFFER ALMADA (JHA), limited herself to issuing a statement of support for JMN, without appearing beside her in campaign activities. Both maintain a distant relationship, since JHA considered herself treated by JMN during the dispute over his succession in the leadership of the PAICV (AM 1062). READ MORE