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Book: Festas: Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres streamed online on the Internet Update: Detective Amaral to appeal McCanns Travel Alert: TAP Air Portugal’s pilots staging 10 day strike for May 1-10  2017: Pope Francis to visit Fátima on 100th Anniversary of Marian Apparitions – Portugal
 

Book: ‘The Night Watchman’ by Richard Zimler – Editor’s Note

Chief Inspector Henrique Monroe of the Lisbon Police Department is not your usual cop. Eccentric, elliptical – and stunningly observant – his peculiar behavior at crime scenes is legendary. But his colleagues put up with it because, in the end, Monroe’s the best of the best. But he has a double-sided secret. And when he’s […]

Festas: Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres streamed online on the Internet – Azores

The 2015 Festas do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres, [Holy Feast of Christ of the Miracles], taking place on the weekend of May 7-14, in Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, Azores, will streamed live online on the Internet. According to the ’2015 Festivities Program’ the religious celebrations will be presided by special guest, D. Francisco José Senra […]

Update: Detective Amaral to appeal McCanns’s libel action – By Len Port

By Len Port, Contributor(*) The McCanns partially won their libel action against the author and former lead detective Gonçalo Amaral, but the matter is far from over. Amaral intends to appeal. In his first comment on the verdict he said today: “I find that the court’s decision is unfair and questions my right and every […]

Travel Alert: TAP Air Portugal’s pilots staging 10 day strike for May 1-10 – Update

Following days of consecutive failed negotiations, pilots of Portugal’s national flag carrier have confirmed yesterday that they are going ahead with a 10 day strike, starting Friday, May 1. Poor working conditions, and the government plans to privatize TAP Air Portugal, were cited by TAP Air Portugal’s Pilots Union (SPAC) as reasons for the strike. […]

2017: Pope Francis to visit Fátima on 100th Anniversary of Marian Apparitions – Portugal

Pope Francis has confirmed he will visit Fátima, Portugal, in 2017, on the 100th anniversary of the Marian Apparitions. According to the Leiria-Fátima Diocese, the announcement of the visit was given directly by Pope Francis to Bishop of Leiria-Fátima, António Augusto dos Santos Marto, during a private audience at the Vatican last week. ‘If God […]

Book: ‘The Night Watchman’ by Richard Zimler – Editor’s Note

03 May 2015

Chief Inspector Henrique Monroe of the Lisbon Police Department is not your usual cop. Eccentric, elliptical – and stunningly observant – his peculiar behavior at crime scenes is legendary. But his colleagues put up with it because, in the end, Monroe’s the best of the best. But he has a double-sided secret. And when he’s […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Community, Fashion, Featured, Food & Wine, Life Style, Portugal, Religion, Travel, World

Festas: Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres streamed online on the Internet – Azores

02 May 2015

The 2015 Festas do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres, [Holy Feast of Christ of the Miracles], taking place on the weekend of May 7-14, in Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, Azores, will streamed live online on the Internet. According to the ’2015 Festivities Program’ the religious celebrations will be presided by special guest, D. Francisco José Senra […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Religion, São Miguel, World

Update: Detective Amaral to appeal McCanns’s libel action – By Len Port

01 May 2015

By Len Port, Contributor(*) The McCanns partially won their libel action against the author and former lead detective Gonçalo Amaral, but the matter is far from over. Amaral intends to appeal. In his first comment on the verdict he said today: “I find that the court’s decision is unfair and questions my right and every […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Featured, Portugal, World

Travel Alert: TAP Air Portugal’s pilots staging 10 day strike for May 1-10 – Update

30 April 2015

Following days of consecutive failed negotiations, pilots of Portugal’s national flag carrier have confirmed yesterday that they are going ahead with a 10 day strike, starting Friday, May 1. Poor working conditions, and the government plans to privatize TAP Air Portugal, were cited by TAP Air Portugal’s Pilots Union (SPAC) as reasons for the strike. […]

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

2017: Pope Francis to visit Fátima on 100th Anniversary of Marian Apparitions – Portugal

29 April 2015

Pope Francis has confirmed he will visit Fátima, Portugal, in 2017, on the 100th anniversary of the Marian Apparitions. According to the Leiria-Fátima Diocese, the announcement of the visit was given directly by Pope Francis to Bishop of Leiria-Fátima, António Augusto dos Santos Marto, during a private audience at the Vatican last week. ‘If God […]

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

Book: ‘Happy People in Tears’ by João de Melo – Editor’s Note

27 April 2015

Happy People in Tears is an award-winning tale of diaspora that takes the reader on a voyage through five worlds—the island home of São Miguel, mainland Portugal, California, New England, and Canada—experienced and suffered through the obsessive search for happiness of a poor Azorean family of nine. It is a polyphonic novel, in which the […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Books, Community, Featured, Genealogy, Heritage, Life Style, People, Portugal, Religion, Travel

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