José Maria Neves

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José Maria Neves
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Prime Minister of Cape Verde
In office
1 February 2001 – 22 April 2016
President António Mascarenhas Monteiro
Pedro Pires
Jorge Carlos Fonseca
Preceded by Gualberto do Rosário
Succeeded by Ulisses Correia e Silva
Personal details
Born (1960-03-28) 28 March 1960 (age 58)
Santa Catarina, Overseas Province of Cabo Verde, Portugal
Political party African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde[1]
Alma mater Getúlio Vargas Foundation

José Maria Pereira Neves (born 1960) is a Cape Verdean politician. He was elected Prime minister of Cape Verde in 2001. His predecessor was Gualberto do Rosário. Before he was Prime minister, Neves was President of the Santa Catarina Town Counsil.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Cape Verde: Opposition party congress opens", Radio Renascenca, Lisbon (, September 19, 1997.
  2. "Africa 'stop blaming colonialism'", AFP (, December 22, 2006.