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Monday, May 9, 2011

Tourism development - a different perspective.

Prompted by the opening of the new all-inclusive RIU on Boa Vista, Radiotelevisão Caboverdiana reports on the unseen problems caused by tourism development.

This includes the sudden unemployment of as many as 500 migrant workers who now swell the growing barracas (slums) in Sal Rei.

You can see the full report here:
RTC report on problems caused by tourism development

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