Date: 31/07/2009 USA AMBASSADOR HAILS CAPE VERDE AN 'AFRICAN SUCCESS STORY' PRIOR TO HILARY CLINTON'S HISTORIC VISIT TO THE ISLANDS AUGUST 09.
Hilary Clinton will be visiting Cape Verde early August, Ambassador Carson from the USA governments Bureau of African Affairs was full of praise for Cape Verde when he stated -
' Cape Verde is an African success story. It is a country which is democratically run, well managed, and a country which has used the economic assistance that it has received from the United States, including a large Millennium Challenge Account Grant, extraordinarily well. It will reaffirm our friendship with Cape Verde.'