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June 25th: 37th Annual Heritage Day of Portugal celebrated virtually – Boston, MA June 10th: President Biden congratulates the Portuguese people 117th Congress: June designated ‘Portuguese National Heritage Month’ – Washington, DC Travel: Dark side of May 20-24: Azorean Diaspora Council elects representatives
 

June 25th: 37th Annual Heritage Day of Portugal celebrated virtually – Boston, MA

Prime Minister of Portugal, António Costa, will be the keynote speaker at the 37th Annual Heritage Day of Portugal to be celebrated on June 25th, sponsored by the Massachusetts Portuguese American Legislative Caucus (PALC). According to the announcement by Senator Marc R. Pacheco (D-Taunton) and State Representative Antonio F. D. Cabral (D-New Bedford), co-chairmen of the Massachusetts […]

June 10th: President Biden congratulates the Portuguese people – Portugal

The President of the United States, Joe Biden, joined the celebrations of the Day of Portugal, June 1oth, by congratulating the Portuguese people in a letter addressed to Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of Portugal. In the letter, President Biden wrote, “On behalf of the United States of America, I congratulate you and the people […]

117th Congress: June designated ‘Portuguese National Heritage Month’ – Washington, DC

Congressman Jim Costa (D-CA) introduced a resolution to the 117th Congress (2021-2022), supporting the designation of June as “Portuguese National Heritage Month”. The H.Res 459 resolution, co-sponsored by Congressman David Valadao (R-CA), celebrates the historic, cultural, and significant contributions Portuguese Americans have made to the United States, “I’m honored to introduce this legislation that recognizes […]

Travel: Dark side of ‘green list’ pandemonium – By Len Port

Many British visitors to Portugal are counting the cost of having to rush home early amid the chaos created by the British Government’s sudden U-turn on its ‘green list’ travel arrangement. Among them is Tonia Christensen, who came to the Algarve, not to enjoy a getaway sunshine holiday, but to visit at long last her […]

May 20-24: Azorean Diaspora Council elects representatives – USA

Azoreans living abroad will elect, May 20-24, the newly established Azorean Diaspora Council  (CDA) [Conselho da Diáspora Açoriana], an advisory body intended to strengthen the political and cultural ties between the Azorean communities around the world and the Autonomous Region of the Azores. The new created advisory body will “create conditions” for Azoreans residing abroad […]

June 25th: 37th Annual Heritage Day of Portugal celebrated virtually – Boston, MA

12 June 2021

Prime Minister of Portugal, António Costa, will be the keynote speaker at the 37th Annual Heritage Day of Portugal to be celebrated on June 25th, sponsored by the Massachusetts Portuguese American Legislative Caucus (PALC). According to the announcement by Senator Marc R. Pacheco (D-Taunton) and State Representative Antonio F. D. Cabral (D-New Bedford), co-chairmen of the Massachusetts […]

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Posted in Azores, Brazil, Community, Featured, Heritage, Madeira, Organizations, People, Portugal

June 10th: President Biden congratulates the Portuguese people – Portugal

10 June 2021

The President of the United States, Joe Biden, joined the celebrations of the Day of Portugal, June 1oth, by congratulating the Portuguese people in a letter addressed to Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of Portugal. In the letter, President Biden wrote, “On behalf of the United States of America, I congratulate you and the people […]

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

117th Congress: June designated ‘Portuguese National Heritage Month’ – Washington, DC

08 June 2021

Congressman Jim Costa (D-CA) introduced a resolution to the 117th Congress (2021-2022), supporting the designation of June as “Portuguese National Heritage Month”. The H.Res 459 resolution, co-sponsored by Congressman David Valadao (R-CA), celebrates the historic, cultural, and significant contributions Portuguese Americans have made to the United States, “I’m honored to introduce this legislation that recognizes […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Heritage, Madeira, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

Travel: Dark side of ‘green list’ pandemonium – By Len Port

07 June 2021

Many British visitors to Portugal are counting the cost of having to rush home early amid the chaos created by the British Government’s sudden U-turn on its ‘green list’ travel arrangement. Among them is Tonia Christensen, who came to the Algarve, not to enjoy a getaway sunshine holiday, but to visit at long last her […]

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

May 20-24: Azorean Diaspora Council elects representatives – USA

19 May 2021

Azoreans living abroad will elect, May 20-24, the newly established Azorean Diaspora Council  (CDA) [Conselho da Diáspora Açoriana], an advisory body intended to strengthen the political and cultural ties between the Azorean communities around the world and the Autonomous Region of the Azores. The new created advisory body will “create conditions” for Azoreans residing abroad […]

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

Maria Lawton: Television food show to be broadcast nationwide – PBS

19 May 2021

Starting in June, television food show “Maria’s Portuguese Table” hosted by Portuguese American Chef and Maria Lawton, best known for her Azorean Green Bean, will be broadcast nationwide by the prestigious Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), to reach millions of viewers of in the United States. “I gave them a year of rights and they asked […]

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Posted in Azores, Books, Community, Featured, Heritage, Interviews, Organizations, People, São Miguel, World

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