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· July, 2010

Stories about Sao Tome and Principe from July, 2010

São Tome & Principe: Environment endangered by oil exploitation

  17 July 2010

A floating oil rig has recently and “mysteriously” appeared off coast of São Tomé & Príncipe, as blog Island Biodiversity Race reports. The blogger, who is researching about the island's unique fauna and flora, shares his worries on the major environmental changes that occur due to exploitation of oil resources,...

Brazil: Lusophone Countries United at the Theater Stage

  16 July 2010

For the first time in Brazil, theater groups from East Timor and Sao Tome & Principe will present plays at the FESTLIP (Festival of Portuguese Language) [pt]. The festival taking place in Rio de Janeiro, also includes plays from all the other lusophone states: Cape Verde, Mozambique, Angola, Guinea-Bissau, Portugal...

Equatorial Guinea: Portuguese as its Third Official Language

  14 July 2010

An online petition [pt] against the entry of Equatorial Guinea to the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) has been launched by Portuguese and Mozambican organizations. Brazil and São Tomé & Príncipe [pt] support President Obiang intentions. In case the country is accepted, Portuguese will become its third official language...

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