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Justice: Iraqi suspects being probed over assault and battery charges – Portugal Book: Funchal: Killer blazes spread devastation and mass evacuation – Madeira Anthony Barcellos: Balancing life, math and fiction – Interview Rio2016: Portugal represented by 93 athletes at the Olympic Games
 

Justice: Iraqi suspects being probed over assault and battery charges – Portugal

Portuguese national, Rúben Cavaco, 15, was allegedly assaulted by the twin sons of Iraqi ambassador in Portugal Saad Mohammed Ridha. The victim suffered a fractured skull and other severe injuries which left him in a coma for several days. The injuries apparently resulted of a fight outside a bar in Ponte de Sor, about 110 […]

Book: ‘The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe’ – Editor’s Note

In 2010, the 2008 global financial crisis morphed into the “eurocrisis.” It has not abated. The 19 countries of Europe that share the euro currency―the eurozone―have been rocked by economic stagnation and debt crises. Some countries have been in depression for years while the governing powers of the eurozone have careened from emergency to emergency, […]

Funchal: Killer blazes spread devastation and mass evacuation – Madeira

Starting on Monday, Madeira island has been hit by several fires causing three deaths in Funchal. One person was reported missing. Over one thousand were evacuated and dozens of homes destroyed. Around 174 people sought medical attention. Eight firefighters required medical treatment after inhaling smoke. Two firefighters were injured. Serious material damage was also reported, […]

Anthony Barcellos: Balancing life, math and fiction – Interview

Interview by Millicent Borges Accardi, Contributor (*) With roots in the Azores (all four grandparents and his father came from the island of Terceira), Portuguese-American author Anthony Barcellos grew up speaking Portuguese on his grandfather’s dairy farm in Porterville, part of California’s agricultural area in Central Valley. The author and co-author of articles (widely published […]

Rio2016: Portugal represented by 93 athletes at the Olympic Games – Brazil

Portugal will be represented by 93 athletes, from 16 sport modalities, in the Rio2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, starting August 5 through August 21. Thousands of athletes from around the world will compete in sports like swimming, athletics, gymnastics, various martial arts, ball sports, weightlifting, and wrestling at the […]

Justice: Iraqi suspects being probed over assault and battery charges – Portugal

25 August 2016

Portuguese national, Rúben Cavaco, 15, was allegedly assaulted by the twin sons of Iraqi ambassador in Portugal Saad Mohammed Ridha. The victim suffered a fractured skull and other severe injuries which left him in a coma for several days. The injuries apparently resulted of a fight outside a bar in Ponte de Sor, about 110 […]

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Posted in Featured, People, Portugal, World

Book: ‘The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe’ – Editor’s Note

18 August 2016

In 2010, the 2008 global financial crisis morphed into the “eurocrisis.” It has not abated. The 19 countries of Europe that share the euro currency―the eurozone―have been rocked by economic stagnation and debt crises. Some countries have been in depression for years while the governing powers of the eurozone have careened from emergency to emergency, […]

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Posted in Books, Business, Featured, Organizations, People, Politics, Portugal, World

Funchal: Killer blazes spread devastation and mass evacuation – Madeira

10 August 2016

Starting on Monday, Madeira island has been hit by several fires causing three deaths in Funchal. One person was reported missing. Over one thousand were evacuated and dozens of homes destroyed. Around 174 people sought medical attention. Eight firefighters required medical treatment after inhaling smoke. Two firefighters were injured. Serious material damage was also reported, […]

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Posted in Azores, Featured, Heritage, Madeira, Organizations, People, Portugal, São Miguel, Terceira, World

Anthony Barcellos: Balancing life, math and fiction – Interview

08 August 2016

Interview by Millicent Borges Accardi, Contributor (*) With roots in the Azores (all four grandparents and his father came from the island of Terceira), Portuguese-American author Anthony Barcellos grew up speaking Portuguese on his grandfather’s dairy farm in Porterville, part of California’s agricultural area in Central Valley. The author and co-author of articles (widely published […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Books, Community, Featured, Genealogy, Heritage, Interviews, Life Style, Religion, Terceira

Rio2016: Portugal represented by 93 athletes at the Olympic Games – Brazil

01 August 2016

Portugal will be represented by 93 athletes, from 16 sport modalities, in the Rio2016 Olympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, starting August 5 through August 21. Thousands of athletes from around the world will compete in sports like swimming, athletics, gymnastics, various martial arts, ball sports, weightlifting, and wrestling at the […]

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Posted in Community, Featured, Portugal, Sports, World

Travel: Biometric border control system expanded – Portugal

29 July 2016

Portugal border control system has expanded its RAPID electronic biometric ID system to include a number of countries outside the European Union. The system, using electronic passport biometric data storage for facial recognition, was expanded to include passengers from nine countries, namely the United States, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Venezuela, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and New Zealand. […]

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Posted in Azores, Featured, Madeira, Organizations, People, Portugal, Travel, World

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