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CV

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for CAPE VERDE.

CV

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Cape Verde. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Cape Verdean bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Cape Verde. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Cape Verde. However, it is not locally used; the nation uses its own National Geographic Code of Cape Verde.

CV

Used on the consolidated tape to indentify a security as a convertible security: AXPr. CV 25.

cv

Used in the yield column of bond transaction tables in newspapers to indicate that a bond is convertible into some other asset, usually shares of common stock: STERLBN 6 1/2 % cv.
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It is right to honour Constable Chris Garrett's bravery and devotion to duty but this should not involve awarding him a posthumous Cross of Valour. It is unfortunate that the Office of the Governor General has failed to resolve this issue in a timely manner.
An examination of some of the actions for which individuals did or did not receive the Cross of Valour confirms why it should not be awarded posthumously to Garrett.
One of the first men to be awarded a posthumous Cross of Valour was Royal Canadian Navy sailor Vaino Partanen.
Often even those who knowingly risk their lives for others have not received the Cross of Valour. In 1996 Hazel White was staying with a friend who feared her estranged husband who frequently had assaulted her.
In 1975 Australia created a system that is almost identical to Canada's with a Cross of Valour, Star of Courage, and Medal of Bravery.
It is right to want to honour Constable Garrett for his devotion to duty and his bravery, but this should not involve awarding him a posthumous Cross of Valour.