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Book: ‘Portugal’s Bush War in Mozambique’ by Al J Venter – Editor’s Note

Portugal fought a bush war in Mozambique — one of the most beautiful countries in the world — for over a decade. The small European nation was ranged against formidable odds and in the end was unable to muster the resources required to effectively take on the might of the Soviet Union and its collaborators […]

Caitlin DaFonte Flynn: Culture Reporter & Travel Writer – Interview

By Millicent Borges Accardi Currently based in Seattle, Caitlin DaFonte Flynn is an award-winning journalist and writer interested in Portuguese culture. She has published articles and essays in publications such as Teen Vogue, InStyle, HuffPost, VICE, CrimeReads, Glamour, Allure, Refinery29, HelloGiggles, and POPSUGAR. Her work covers an astonishing breadth of topics, ranging from travel, health, […]

Corruption: Prime minister José Sócrates faces lesser charges – Portugal

Judge Ivo Rosa has ruled on Friday against former Portugal’s prime minister, José Sócrates, on a trial involving 189 crimes of corruption. According to the rule, most charges were dismissed. Only 17 charges will go on to court. The 17 charges include money laundering and falsifying documents. The crimes also involve 28 co-defendants, of which […]

Portugal: Tourism – for now, what’s what? – By Len Port

There are still many complications, much confusion and lots of uncertainty, but here’s the nitty-gritty of what’s known about the prospects for tourism from abroad. Foreign holidaymakers are expected to start arriving in Portugal in significant numbers in May and June. The UK has long been Portugal’s biggest source of foreign visitors, but the British […]

Travel: TAP Air Portugal restoring flight operations to North America – Portugal

TAP Air Portugal has announced it will gradually restore, by August, flight operations to 879 flights per week on 100 routes worldwide, including the United States and Canada.   Accordingly, the Portuguese airline will operate 51 additional flights a week from North America to Lisbon from Boston, Newark, Chicago, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Toronto and […]

Book: ‘Portugal’s Bush War in Mozambique’ by Al J Venter – Editor’s Note

12 April 2021

Portugal fought a bush war in Mozambique — one of the most beautiful countries in the world — for over a decade. The small European nation was ranged against formidable odds and in the end was unable to muster the resources required to effectively take on the might of the Soviet Union and its collaborators […]

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Posted in Books, Featured, Mozambique, People, Portugal, World

Caitlin DaFonte Flynn: Culture Reporter & Travel Writer – Interview

12 April 2021

By Millicent Borges Accardi Currently based in Seattle, Caitlin DaFonte Flynn is an award-winning journalist and writer interested in Portuguese culture. She has published articles and essays in publications such as Teen Vogue, InStyle, HuffPost, VICE, CrimeReads, Glamour, Allure, Refinery29, HelloGiggles, and POPSUGAR. Her work covers an astonishing breadth of topics, ranging from travel, health, […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Books, Community, Featured, Heritage, Interviews, Madeira, People, Portugal, Travel, World

Corruption: Prime minister José Sócrates faces lesser charges – Portugal

10 April 2021

Judge Ivo Rosa has ruled on Friday against former Portugal’s prime minister, José Sócrates, on a trial involving 189 crimes of corruption. According to the rule, most charges were dismissed. Only 17 charges will go on to court. The 17 charges include money laundering and falsifying documents. The crimes also involve 28 co-defendants, of which […]

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

Portugal: Tourism – for now, what’s what? – By Len Port

09 April 2021

There are still many complications, much confusion and lots of uncertainty, but here’s the nitty-gritty of what’s known about the prospects for tourism from abroad. Foreign holidaymakers are expected to start arriving in Portugal in significant numbers in May and June. The UK has long been Portugal’s biggest source of foreign visitors, but the British […]

Read the full story

Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Heritage, Madeira, Portugal, Travel, World

Travel: TAP Air Portugal restoring flight operations to North America – Portugal

09 April 2021

TAP Air Portugal has announced it will gradually restore, by August, flight operations to 879 flights per week on 100 routes worldwide, including the United States and Canada.   Accordingly, the Portuguese airline will operate 51 additional flights a week from North America to Lisbon from Boston, Newark, Chicago, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Toronto and […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Heritage, Madeira, Portugal, Travel, World

Regressar: Azores and Madeira excluded from program – Portugal

01 April 2021

Portugal has excluded former emigrants, who choose the Azores and Madeira as their return destination, from benefiting from the same incentives offered to mainlander Portuguese, under the “Programa Regressar” [Return Program] created to attract Portuguese expatriates to return home. The incentives help to pay for the costs of returning, for willing returnees and their families, […]

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

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