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AIR Center: Azores committed to build an Atlantic International Research Center Community: Silicon Valley Portuguese Education Book: Travel Alert:  Security workers on strike at all national airports Community: The 20th edition of the Cultural Youth Education Camp – Sonoma, CA
 

AIR Center: Azores committed to build an Atlantic International Research Center – Las Palmas, Canaries

The Regional Secretary for the Sea, Science and Technology, Rui Menezes, reiterated in Las Palmas, Canary Islands, the commitment of the Government of the Azores to install an Atlantic International Research (AIR) Center in the archipelago. Menezes, who participated in the 1st Spanish-Portuguese Meeting on the AIR Center, raised awareness for the project and strengthened […]

Community: Silicon Valley Portuguese Education & Culture Foundation – San Jose, CA

The Silicon Valley Portuguese Education & Culture Foundation (SVPECF) was launched to support Portuguese language education at the San Jose State University. Located in Silicon Valley, the newly founded support group replaces the Portuguese Studies Advisory Board which has served the Portuguese language and culture courses at the university. The goal is to attract more […]

Book: ‘The City of Ulysses’ by Teolinda Gersão – Editor’s Note

A man and a woman meet in Lisbon and fall in love. City of Ulysses is their story, and the city’s love story besides. It is a story that leads readers down multiple paths, through myth and history, reality and fantasy, literature and the visual arts, the past and the present, male and female relations, […]

Travel Alert: Security workers on strike at all national airports – Portugal

According to SITAVA, the airport workers’ union, Portuguese airport security screeners will be on strke for 48 hours at all airports in Portugal, including Madeira and the Azores, beginning on June 24 and ending on June 25. These workers, who carry out security checks, are also staging demonstrations at the Lisbon International Airport on June […]

Community: The 20th edition of the Cultural Youth Education Camp – Sonoma, CA

The 20th edition of the Cultural Youth Education Camp, sponsored by the Luso-American Education Foundation, in partnership with the Government of the Azores, begins today at Sonoma State University, California. Sandra Melo, a teacher from the Tomás de Borba Primary and Secondary School in Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira, will lead the camp. She will introduce […]

AIR Center: Azores committed to build an Atlantic International Research Center – Las Palmas, Canaries

24 June 2017

The Regional Secretary for the Sea, Science and Technology, Rui Menezes, reiterated in Las Palmas, Canary Islands, the commitment of the Government of the Azores to install an Atlantic International Research (AIR) Center in the archipelago. Menezes, who participated in the 1st Spanish-Portuguese Meeting on the AIR Center, raised awareness for the project and strengthened […]

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

Community: Silicon Valley Portuguese Education & Culture Foundation – San Jose, CA

23 June 2017

The Silicon Valley Portuguese Education & Culture Foundation (SVPECF) was launched to support Portuguese language education at the San Jose State University. Located in Silicon Valley, the newly founded support group replaces the Portuguese Studies Advisory Board which has served the Portuguese language and culture courses at the university. The goal is to attract more […]

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

Book: ‘The City of Ulysses’ by Teolinda Gersão – Editor’s Note

23 June 2017

A man and a woman meet in Lisbon and fall in love. City of Ulysses is their story, and the city’s love story besides. It is a story that leads readers down multiple paths, through myth and history, reality and fantasy, literature and the visual arts, the past and the present, male and female relations, […]

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

Travel Alert: Security workers on strike at all national airports – Portugal

23 June 2017

According to SITAVA, the airport workers’ union, Portuguese airport security screeners will be on strke for 48 hours at all airports in Portugal, including Madeira and the Azores, beginning on June 24 and ending on June 25. These workers, who carry out security checks, are also staging demonstrations at the Lisbon International Airport on June […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Madeira, Organizations, People, Portugal, Travel

Community: The 20th edition of the Cultural Youth Education Camp – Sonoma, CA

19 June 2017

The 20th edition of the Cultural Youth Education Camp, sponsored by the Luso-American Education Foundation, in partnership with the Government of the Azores, begins today at Sonoma State University, California. Sandra Melo, a teacher from the Tomás de Borba Primary and Secondary School in Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira, will lead the camp. She will introduce […]

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

Survey: Highly qualified young Portuguese continue to emigrate – Portugal

19 June 2017

A recent survey, conducted by the Portuguese Business Association Foundation (AEP) [Fundação Associação Empresarial de Portugal], revealed that 62% of the most qualified young Portuguese workers continue to emigrate. In the survey, conducted between December 2016 and April 2017 in the Portuguese diaspora, with a special focus on Europe, the majority of responds was aged […]

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Posted in Community, Featured, Heritage, People, Portugal

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