José Maria Neves Cabinet

The 6th and recent José Maria Neves government lasted from 22 September 2014 to 22 April 2016.[1]

José Maria Neves Cabinet
Cabinet of Cape Verde
Date formed22 September 2014 (2014-09-22)
Date dissolved22 April 2016 (2016-04-22)
People and organisations
Head of stateJosé Maria Neves
Head of governmentPrime Minister
Deputy head of governmentPresident
No. of ministers40
Total no. of members72
Opposition partyMovement for Democracy (MpD)
Opposition leaderUlisses Correia e Silva
Predecessor5th José Maria Neves Cabinet
SuccessorUlisses Correia e Silva Cabinet


Party key Movement for Democracy
African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde
Democratic and Independent Cape Verdean Union
Cabinet of Cape Verde:22 September 2014–22 June 2016
Portrait Portfolio Incumbent
  Prime Minister of Cape Verde José Maria Neves
  Vice Prime Minister
Minister of Health
Cristina Fontes Lima
  Minister of Finance and Plan Cristina Monteiro Duarte
  Minister of National Defence and Parliamentary Affairs Rui Semedo
  Minister of Foreign Affairs Jorge Tolentino
  Minister of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers and Secretary General of the Social Communications Démis Lobo Almeida
  Minister of Internal Affairs Marisa do Nascimento Morais
  Minister of Justice José Lopes Correia
  Minister of Infrastructures and Maritime Economy Sara Duarte Lopes
  Minister of the Environment, Housing and Town and Country Planning Emanuel Garcia da Veiga
  Minister of Youth Janira Hopffer Almada
  Minister of Toruism, Investments and Business Development Leonesa Fortes
  Minister of Education and Sport Fernanda de Brito Marques
  Minister of Rural Development Eva Verona Teixeira Ortet
  Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation António Leão de Aguiar Correia e Silva
  Minister of the Communities Fernanda Tavara Fernandes
  Minister of Culture Mário Lúcio Sousa
  Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs Maria Jesus Mascarenhas
  Secretary of State for Public Administration Romeu Fonseca Modesto
  Secretary of State for Finances Esana Carvalho
Ex officio member
  President of the National Assembly Basílio Ramos


  1. ^ "José Maria Neves passa testemunho ao novo Primeiro-ministro Ulisses Correia e Silva". A Nação (in Portuguese). 21 April 2016.