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Portugal: Cavaco Silva attending the 10th Summit of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries – East Timor Update: Under investigation Banco Espírito Santo downfall goes global – Portugal Across the Universe: Interview with Nancy Vieira Couto Terceira: Azoreans in the diaspora should have the right to vote – Azores Poem: A Letter to My Children on Goya’s Paintings of the Executions
 

Portugal: Cavaco Silva attending the 10th Summit of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries – East Timor

The President of Portugal, Aníbal Cavaco Silva, will travel to East Timor to attend the 10th Summit of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) taking place July 23 in Dili. Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho is also expected to attend the summit. Cavaco Silva arrives in East Timor July 22 after ending a […]

Update: Under investigation Banco Espírito Santo downfall goes global – Portugal

The Espírito Santo financial group is the subject of various different investigations and that pre-date the scandals that have broken in recent days and weeks, an official source from Portugal’s Attorney General’s office told Lusa Friday. “There are enquiries ongoing related to this subject and that are actually ongoing since before the news reports of […]

Across the Universe: Interview with Nancy Vieira Couto

By Millicent Borges Accardi, Contributor (*) The award-winning poet Nancy Vieira Couto is a Portuguese-American of Azorean descent. She received a BS in Education from Bridgewater State College and an MFA in English from Cornell University. Her writing awards include two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships and an American Antiquarian Society research residency. Her […]

Terceira: Azoreans in the diaspora should have the right to vote – Azores

The former president of the Azorean Parliament, Guilherme Reis Leite, defended Thursday that the Azoreans in the diaspora should have the right to participate in political process in the Azores. Speaking at the 1st Summer University Conference, held on Terceira island July 15-18, he claimed that  the Azoreans in the diaspora should have the right to […]

Poem: A Letter to My Children on Goya’s Paintings of the Executions – By Jorge de Sena

Collected in 1963 in Metamorfoses, Jorge de Sena’s sixth volume of poetry, “Carta a meus filhos sobre os fuzilamentos de Goya” first appeared in the literary pages of the Brazilian newspaper O Estado de São Paulo on December 10, 1960. All the poems in Metamorfoses, as Sena indicates, were inspired by works of art, supplemented […]

Portugal: Cavaco Silva attending the 10th Summit of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries – East Timor

21 July 2014

The President of Portugal, Aníbal Cavaco Silva, will travel to East Timor to attend the 10th Summit of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) taking place July 23 in Dili. Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho is also expected to attend the summit. Cavaco Silva arrives in East Timor July 22 after ending a […]

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Posted in Angola, Azores, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Featured, Guiné-Bissau, Heritage, Madeira, Mozambique, Organizations, People, Portugal, São Tomé and Prince, World

Update: Under investigation Banco Espírito Santo downfall goes global – Portugal

18 July 2014

The Espírito Santo financial group is the subject of various different investigations and that pre-date the scandals that have broken in recent days and weeks, an official source from Portugal’s Attorney General’s office told Lusa Friday. “There are enquiries ongoing related to this subject and that are actually ongoing since before the news reports of […]

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Posted in Angola, Azores, Business, Canada, Featured, Heritage, Madeira, Organizations, People, Politics, Portugal, World

Across the Universe: Interview with Nancy Vieira Couto

18 July 2014

By Millicent Borges Accardi, Contributor (*) The award-winning poet Nancy Vieira Couto is a Portuguese-American of Azorean descent. She received a BS in Education from Bridgewater State College and an MFA in English from Cornell University. Her writing awards include two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships and an American Antiquarian Society research residency. Her […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Books, Featured, Genealogy, Heritage, Interviews, People, São Miguel

Terceira: Azoreans in the diaspora should have the right to vote – Azores

18 July 2014

The former president of the Azorean Parliament, Guilherme Reis Leite, defended Thursday that the Azoreans in the diaspora should have the right to participate in political process in the Azores. Speaking at the 1st Summer University Conference, held on Terceira island July 15-18, he claimed that  the Azoreans in the diaspora should have the right to […]

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

Poem: A Letter to My Children on Goya’s Paintings of the Executions – By Jorge de Sena

17 July 2014

Collected in 1963 in Metamorfoses, Jorge de Sena’s sixth volume of poetry, “Carta a meus filhos sobre os fuzilamentos de Goya” first appeared in the literary pages of the Brazilian newspaper O Estado de São Paulo on December 10, 1960. All the poems in Metamorfoses, as Sena indicates, were inspired by works of art, supplemented […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Featured, Heritage, People, Portugal

OECD: Employment rate at 62% unchanged from previous quarter – Portugal

16 July 2014

The employment rate in Portugal remained at 62% in the first quarter of this year unchanged from the previous quarter and up 1.7% year-on-year, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development reported Wednesday. However, amongst the younger population, between 15 to 24 years old, the employment rate fell back from 23% in the final quarter […]

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

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