Cape Verde among tourism-reliant countries hit hard by pandemic

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Cape Verde among tourism-reliant countries hit hard by pandemic” – below is their description.

The coronavirus pandemic is weighing particularly heavily on countries whose economies depend on tourism, like Cape Verde.

The archipelago nation, off West Africa’s coast, holds parliamentary elections on Sunday.

Joblessness and speed of recovery are voters’ top concerns.

Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports from the island of Sao Vicente.

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“Nicolas Haque is an award-winning roving news correspondent based out of Dakar, Senegal. He started working for Al Jazeera in 2008 as a correspondent in Dhaka, Bangladesh, before moving to Senegal in 2013. Previously, he worked in current affairs for ITN, Channel 4 News, BBC Asian Programmes and ABC News in London. A member of the African Foreign Press Association, he holds an MA honours in Anthropology from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.” Source – Al Jazeera English website

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