Media Advisory

MCC’s new Chief Executive Officer, Dana J. Hyde, to visit Cabo Verde

For Immediate Release

June 26, 2014

Dana J. Hyde will make her first trip abroad as the new CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation. Hyde will visit Cabo Verde where she will meet with Prime Minister José Maria Neves.

Open press coverage includes:

June 30



Tour of MCC-funded Port of Praia


MCC’s CEO Dana Hyde and Cabo Verde’s Minister of Infrastructure and Maritime Economy Sara Lopes

July 1



Field visit to water and sanitation Project

MCC’s CEO Dana Hyde, Cabo Verde’s Minister of Environment, Housing and Territorial Planning, Antero Veiga and Praia’s Mayor  Ulisses Correia e Silva

July 1



Press Conference


MCC’s CEO Dana Hyde and Prime Minister José Maria Neves


Members of the media interested in covering activities during Hyde’s trip should contact Press Secretary John R. Gagain, Jr. at 202-375-0778 or gagainjr [ at ]


MCC is an innovative and independent U.S. agency that is working to reduce global poverty through economic growth. Created by the U.S. Congress in January 2004, with strong bipartisan support, MCC provides time-limited grants and assistance to countries that demonstrate a commitment to good governance, investments in people and economic freedom.