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White House: President Obama meets António Guterres UN Secretary-General Designate – Washington, DC Climate change: Portugal supporting Paris Climate Agreement Book: Honor: Portuguese American actor Tom Hanks awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom – Washington, DC Book:
 

White House: President Obama meets António Guterres UN Secretary-General Designate – Washington, DC

President Barack Obama met today, in the Oval Office, with former Portuguese Prime Minister, António Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General designate. Speaking to the press, President Obama said Guterres had an extraordinary reputation and that he was confident that the next Secretary-General of the international organization would be an effective leader. “At a time when […]

Climate change: Portugal supporting Paris Climate Agreement – By Len Port

By Len Port, Contributor (*) The proclamation at the end of last week’s was rather wordy, but the central point was clear: “Our climate is warming at an alarming and unprecedented rate and we have an urgent duty to respond.” What is not clear is where do efforts to curb global warming go from here, […]

Book: ‘Battle for Angola’ by Al J. Venter – Editor’s Note

Following the publication of Al Venter’s successful Portugal’s Guerrilla Wars in Africa — shortlisted by the New York Military Affairs Symposium’s ‘Arthur Goodzeit Book Award for 2013′ — in his Battle for Angola, he delves still further into the troubled history of this former Portuguese African colony. For the sake of continuity, the author has […]

Honor: Portuguese American actor Tom Hanks awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom – Washington, DC

President Barack Obama awarded distinguished Portuguese American actor Tom Hanks, with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in a ceremony held in the White House, on Tuesday, November 22. The Presidential Medal of Freedom was bestowed on 21 individuals from a varying list of categories, from science to sports to entertainment. Others honorees included Robert DeNiro, Ellen […]

Book: ‘My Portuguese American Kitchen’ – Editor’s Note

Most of my family memories revolve around food, especially family holidays, and everyone knows how important food and wine are in Portuguese culture. In My Portuguese American Kitchen, you’ll find classic Portuguese dishes. I have also embraced many American favorites, with a passion. In My Portuguese American Kitchen, I share traditional recipes and some Portuguese […]

White House: President Obama meets António Guterres UN Secretary-General Designate – Washington, DC

02 December 2016

President Barack Obama met today, in the Oval Office, with former Portuguese Prime Minister, António Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General designate. Speaking to the press, President Obama said Guterres had an extraordinary reputation and that he was confident that the next Secretary-General of the international organization would be an effective leader. “At a time when […]

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Posted in Community, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Politics, Portugal, World

Climate change: Portugal supporting Paris Climate Agreement – By Len Port

30 November 2016

By Len Port, Contributor (*) The proclamation at the end of last week’s was rather wordy, but the central point was clear: “Our climate is warming at an alarming and unprecedented rate and we have an urgent duty to respond.” What is not clear is where do efforts to curb global warming go from here, […]

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Posted in Business, Community, Conferences, Featured, Home & Garden, Life Style, Organizations, Politics

Book: ‘Battle for Angola’ by Al J. Venter – Editor’s Note

30 November 2016

Following the publication of Al Venter’s successful Portugal’s Guerrilla Wars in Africa — shortlisted by the New York Military Affairs Symposium’s ‘Arthur Goodzeit Book Award for 2013′ — in his Battle for Angola, he delves still further into the troubled history of this former Portuguese African colony. For the sake of continuity, the author has […]

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Posted in Angola, Arts&Culture, Books, Featured, Politics, Portugal

Honor: Portuguese American actor Tom Hanks awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom – Washington, DC

23 November 2016

President Barack Obama awarded distinguished Portuguese American actor Tom Hanks, with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in a ceremony held in the White House, on Tuesday, November 22. The Presidential Medal of Freedom was bestowed on 21 individuals from a varying list of categories, from science to sports to entertainment. Others honorees included Robert DeNiro, Ellen […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Awards, Azores, Community, Featured, Film, Heritage, Organizations, People, World

Book: ‘My Portuguese American Kitchen’ – Editor’s Note

23 November 2016

Most of my family memories revolve around food, especially family holidays, and everyone knows how important food and wine are in Portuguese culture. In My Portuguese American Kitchen, you’ll find classic Portuguese dishes. I have also embraced many American favorites, with a passion. In My Portuguese American Kitchen, I share traditional recipes and some Portuguese […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Books, Community, Featured, Food & Wine, Life Style, Portugal

UPDATE: US Secretary of Defense pressed to maintain Lajes Air Base – Washington, DC

21 November 2016

Members of the Portuguese-American Caucus, of the US House of Representatives,have  appealed to US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter to maintain operations at the US Lajes Air Base on Terceira island, Azores. In a letter dated October 19, 2016, the Portuguese-American Caucus emphasizes the fact that the US Lajes Air Base is not only a strategic […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Organizations, People, Politics, Portugal, Terceira, World

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