Whitehouse Statement on Cape Verde Independence Day

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) has released the following statement:

“I’d like to wish a happy Independence Day to the Cape Verdeans of Rhode Island.  Whether expressed in the sounds of traditional Morna music or in a bowl of delicious cachupa, the vibrant culture of Rhode Island’s Cape Verdean community is one of our great treasures.”