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Book: My Portugal: Recipes and Stories Soccer: Pauleta to be honored by the Girondins de Bordeaux – France Community: Enthronement ceremony by the Port Wine Brotherhood Corruption: Former Prime Minister José Sócrates arrested Portugal: Re-food ramps up its no-hunger effort across towns and villages
 

Book: My Portugal: Recipes and Stories – by George Mendes – Editor’s Note

In My Portugal, George Mendes, chef and owner of Michelin-starred Aldea, a New York City restaurant, introduces us to the world of Portuguese cuisine, offering 125 mouthwater­ing recipes that showcase the wide range of dishes that come from this coastal country. The collection balances Mendes’s popular restaurant recipes, such as his signature Duck Rice and Garlic […]

Soccer: Pauleta to be honored by the Girondins de Bordeaux – France

Former international professional footballer, Pedro Miguel Carreiro Resendes, commonly known as “Pauleta,” will be honored in Bordeaux, France, on November 30, where he will deliver the opening kick-off in a match between the Girondins de Bordeaux and Lille Olympique Sporting Club (LOSC). Pauleta, 41, was born in the São Roque Parish, Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, […]

Community: Enthronement ceremony by the Port Wine Brotherhood – Washington, DC

By Naseer Ahmad (*) With his soft-spoken demeanor Ambassador Nuno Brito can not only initiate stimulating conversation but also make one feel at home. As His Excellency speaks, the fears of a fast approaching winter recede and one can’t help but notice the picture with beaming smiles of President Barack Obama and Ambassador Brito in […]

Corruption: Former Prime Minister José Sócrates arrested – Portugal

Former Portuguese Prime Minister, José Sócrates, was detained in a  corruption probe on suspicion of tax fraud and money laundering involving “bank operations and money transfers from an unknown source,” Portugal’s Attorney-General’s office reported Friday. Sócrates, 57, a socialist career politician, was arrested at Lisbon airport on arrival from Paris, France. Three additional suspects were […]

Portugal: Re-food ramps up its no-hunger effort across towns and villages – By Len Port

By Len Port, Contributor(*) With the approach of Christmas comes the prospect of feasting on roast turkey and traditional Portuguese favorites such as marzipan cakes and bolo-rei. Sadly, not for everyone. There are many people in cities, towns and villages across Portugal living in poverty, dependent on handouts from food banks and soup kitchens. The […]

Book: My Portugal: Recipes and Stories – by George Mendes – Editor’s Note

25 November 2014

In My Portugal, George Mendes, chef and owner of Michelin-starred Aldea, a New York City restaurant, introduces us to the world of Portuguese cuisine, offering 125 mouthwater­ing recipes that showcase the wide range of dishes that come from this coastal country. The collection balances Mendes’s popular restaurant recipes, such as his signature Duck Rice and Garlic […]

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Posted in Books, Community, Featured, Food & Wine, Heritage, Life Style, People, Portugal, World

Soccer: Pauleta to be honored by the Girondins de Bordeaux – France

24 November 2014

Former international professional footballer, Pedro Miguel Carreiro Resendes, commonly known as “Pauleta,” will be honored in Bordeaux, France, on November 30, where he will deliver the opening kick-off in a match between the Girondins de Bordeaux and Lille Olympique Sporting Club (LOSC). Pauleta, 41, was born in the São Roque Parish, Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, […]

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Posted in Awards, Azores, Community, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal, Sports, World

Community: Enthronement ceremony by the Port Wine Brotherhood – Washington, DC

23 November 2014

By Naseer Ahmad (*) With his soft-spoken demeanor Ambassador Nuno Brito can not only initiate stimulating conversation but also make one feel at home. As His Excellency speaks, the fears of a fast approaching winter recede and one can’t help but notice the picture with beaming smiles of President Barack Obama and Ambassador Brito in […]

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Posted in Business, Community, Entertainment, Featured, Food & Wine, Life Style, Organizations, Portugal

Corruption: Former Prime Minister José Sócrates arrested – Portugal

22 November 2014

Former Portuguese Prime Minister, José Sócrates, was detained in a  corruption probe on suspicion of tax fraud and money laundering involving “bank operations and money transfers from an unknown source,” Portugal’s Attorney-General’s office reported Friday. Sócrates, 57, a socialist career politician, was arrested at Lisbon airport on arrival from Paris, France. Three additional suspects were […]

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Posted in Featured, People, Politics, Portugal, World

Portugal: Re-food ramps up its no-hunger effort across towns and villages – By Len Port

21 November 2014

By Len Port, Contributor(*) With the approach of Christmas comes the prospect of feasting on roast turkey and traditional Portuguese favorites such as marzipan cakes and bolo-rei. Sadly, not for everyone. There are many people in cities, towns and villages across Portugal living in poverty, dependent on handouts from food banks and soup kitchens. The […]

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Posted in Featured, People, Portugal, World

Appointed: Anabela Rodrigues sworn Minister of Internal Administration – Portugal

19 November 2014

Anabela Rodrigues was sworn Portugal’s Minister of Internal Administration in charge of the police and immigration services, replacing Miguel Macedo who resigned November 16 amid a corruption scandal. A political newcomer, she is the first woman to occupy the post and the fourth woman minister of the current center-right  government headed by Prime Minister Passos […]

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

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