Tomé Vera Cruz
|Tomé Soares da Vera Cruz|
|Prime Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe|
21 April 2006 – 14 February 2008
|President||Fradique de Menezes|
|Preceded by||Maria do Carmo Silveira|
|Succeeded by||Patrice Trovoada|
Overseas Province of São Tomé and Príncipe, Portugal
Tomé Soares da Vera Cruz (born 1955?) was Prime Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe from April 2006 to February 2008. He is also Secretary-General of the Force for Change Democratic Movement-Liberal Party (MDFM-PL). In addition to becoming Prime Minister, he became Minister of Information and Regional Integration.
His party, in a coalition with the Democratic Convergence Party (PCD), won the largest number of seats (23) in legislative elections held on 26 March 2006. Vera Cruz then became Prime Minister on 21 April 2006.
- "Sao Tomé: un nouveau gouvernement, au moins jusqu'à la présidentielle", AFP (zahbra.com), April 21, 2006 (French).
- "Sao Tomé & Principe Premier on official visit to Angola", African Press Agency, October 25, 2007.
- Valdimir Antonio, "Sao Tomé: Le Premier ministre démissionne", Panapress (afriquenligne.fr), February 7, 2008 (French).
- "Investiture du nouveau gouvernement santoméen", Panapress (afriquenligne.fr), February 15, 2008 (French).
Maria do Carmo Silveira
|Prime Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe
2006 – 2008
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