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Responding to pressure for a participatory, multi-party system, PAICV ended one-party rule in 1990. The first multi-party elections were held in 1991 with the opposition party MPD taking control, and again winning the election in 1996. S. Department of State, 2008; Chabal, 1996). United Nations documents declare that in 1991, principles of democracy, free market reforms, and socioeconomic progress have commenced in Cape Verde (United Nations, 2006b). Food and Famine Despite Cape Verde’s tragic history of slavery, famine, and colonialism, today it looks ahead for ways to build the economy through better land management, and developing the fishing industry and shipping services and especially tourism.

Public Health Department in the “Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Black Man” that took place between 1932 and 1972 further solidified the need to formalize legal restrictions on researchers (Center for Disease Control, 2008). The World Health Organization (WHO) established in 1964, and later extended in 1975 the Declaration of Helsinki that outlined ethical principles for medical research involving human subjects which has been extended to all scientists conducting research on human subjects.

And Brava. There is a wide contrast of elevation in the country: Fogo’s volcano reaches 2,829 meters while Sal Island rises only 406 meters. The islands are composed of mountains, beaches, and sand dunes (Irwin & Wilson, 1998). They are beautiful and picturesque but they are not fertile and they do not contain significant amounts of minerals to be mined. The terrain is steep, rough, and rocky. Natural resources include salt, basalt rock, limestone, clay, and fish. Industries process fish and fish products, clothing, construction, building materials, and ship repair.

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