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Arts Azores: Rep. Devin Nunes introduces House Bill to keep Lajes Air Field operational – Washington, DC OECD: Portuguese workers burdened with the largest income tax increase Portugal: International financial assistance program to end May 17th – European Commission Fado: Nathalie Pires performing at the Carnegie Hall
 

Arts & Letters: Talk over lunch with valter hugo mãe – Brown University, RI

The Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, at Brown University, Providence, RI, is hosting a conversation and lunch event with Portuguese writer and artist, valter hugo mãe, to be held on Wednesday, April 23, at 12pm. Born in Angola in 1971, valter hugo mãe is the penname of Valter Hugo Lemos, a Portuguese language writer […]

Azores: Rep. Devin Nunes introduces House Bill to keep Lajes Air Field operational – Washington, DC

A bill was introduced in the House of Representatives, by Portuguese American Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), proposing to relocate AFRICOM’s headquarters from Stuttgart, Germany, to the continental United States, with the provision that Lajes Air Field, on Terceira, Azores, be made into AFRICOM’s forward operating base. The bill also proposes that throughout the transfer process, […]

OECD: Portuguese workers burdened with the largest income tax increase – Portugal

Portugal, with a tax on wages of 41.1%, was the country of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) with the largest tax increase in labor income, in 2013, according to a new OECD report released on Friday. Portugal had a 3.5 percentage point income tax increase, higher than the average increase of 0.2 […]

Portugal: International financial assistance program to end May 17th – European Commission

The European Commission has confirmed that the international  financial assistance to Portugal comes to a close on May 17th, ending the 3-year bailout program, it was reported on Monday. In a prepared statement, the European Commission has said that, “There is no political consideration behind any technical extension to the Portuguese program that ends effectively […]

Fado: Nathalie Pires performing at the Carnegie Hall – NYC

The Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) presents Portuguese-American fado vocalist, Nathalie Pires, performing at Stern Auditorium, Pearlman Stage, Carnegie Hall, in New York City, on April 13, at 8:30 pm. The event will feature a  lineup of  international soloists which also includes Charity Dawson, Mezzo-soprano; Saum Eskandani, Tenor; Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek, Mezzo-soprano ; Nominjin, Mongolian […]

Community: Portuguese Studies Program honors outstanding students – RIC

18 April 2014

The Portuguese Studies Program at Rhode Island College (RIC) has inducted three outstanding students and three honorary members into the Sigma Chapter of the Phi Lambda Beta Portuguese Honor Society. The ceremony also included recognition of the 2014 recipients of the John A. and Mary V. Lima Scholarship in Portuguese Studies. The National Portuguese Honor […]

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Posted in Awards, Community, Education, Heritage, Organizations, People, Scholarships, Uncategorized, World

Arts & Letters: Talk over lunch with valter hugo mãe – Brown University, RI

17 April 2014

The Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, at Brown University, Providence, RI, is hosting a conversation and lunch event with Portuguese writer and artist, valter hugo mãe, to be held on Wednesday, April 23, at 12pm. Born in Angola in 1971, valter hugo mãe is the penname of Valter Hugo Lemos, a Portuguese language writer […]

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Posted in Angola, Arts&Culture, Books, Community, Featured, Heritage, Music, Organizations, Painting, People, Photography, Portugal, World

Azores: Rep. Devin Nunes introduces House Bill to keep Lajes Air Field operational – Washington, DC

15 April 2014

A bill was introduced in the House of Representatives, by Portuguese American Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), proposing to relocate AFRICOM’s headquarters from Stuttgart, Germany, to the continental United States, with the provision that Lajes Air Field, on Terceira, Azores, be made into AFRICOM’s forward operating base. The bill also proposes that throughout the transfer process, […]

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

OECD: Portuguese workers burdened with the largest income tax increase – Portugal

14 April 2014

Portugal, with a tax on wages of 41.1%, was the country of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) with the largest tax increase in labor income, in 2013, according to a new OECD report released on Friday. Portugal had a 3.5 percentage point income tax increase, higher than the average increase of 0.2 […]

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

Portugal: International financial assistance program to end May 17th – European Commission

14 April 2014

The European Commission has confirmed that the international  financial assistance to Portugal comes to a close on May 17th, ending the 3-year bailout program, it was reported on Monday. In a prepared statement, the European Commission has said that, “There is no political consideration behind any technical extension to the Portuguese program that ends effectively […]

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

Food & Wine: Wines of Portugal launching culinary chefs challenge – USA

12 April 2014

To showcase the incredible versatility of Portuguese wines with food, Wines of Portugal is launching an exciting new culinary-focused program in the United States this April. The program, known as “10 Chefs / 10 Wineries,” will match ten Portuguese wineries with ten of America’s top chefs, culminating in an online cooking series and limited edition printed […]

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Posted in Business, Community, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

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