Cape Verde Seeks More Funds From MCC

Cape Verde is asking the Millennium Challenge Corp.to extend $13.9 million in funding for an infrastructure project that is scheduled to expire at the end of September,

reports. The money would go toward the completion of the the port of Praia, the bridges of Santo Antao and a road in Santiago, according to the country's Foreign Minister José Brito.

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    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.