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Sports:  SATA Airlines hosting the 2014 ASP Men Community: President Vasco Cordeiro visits the West Coast – Hilmar, California Community: 28th Holy Ghost Festival of New England underway – Fall River, MA Accused: Sir Cliff Richard a villain or a victim? Portugal wins 16 top honors at the 2014 World Travel Awards Europe – Athens, Greece
 

Sports: SATA Airlines hosting the 2014 ASP Men’s Prime world surf competition – Azores

SATA Airline is hosting the sixth edition of the “SATA Airline Azores Pro” surf competition, the fourth stop on the European Qualifying Series with the participation of 100 world athletes including 14 top surfers from the Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour. Starting Tuesday, September 2 through September 7, the event is being held at the […]

Community: President Vasco Cordeiro visits the West Coast – Hilmar, California

The President of the Government of the Azores, Vasco Cordeiro, is in California for a three-day official visit with stops in Sacramento, San Jose, Tulare and Hilmar. On Tuesday, President Cordeiro met in Sacramento with State Governor, Jerry Brown, where he spoke of the importance of strengthening the cultural and affective ties between the Azorean […]

Community: 28th Holy Ghost Festival of New England underway – Fall River, MA

The Portuguese American community of Fall River, MA, is celebrating the 28th Holy Ghost Festival of New England starting Thursday, August 21, through Monday August 25. Held annually in August, the five-day event has become one of the largest ethnic festivals in New England.  More than 100,000 people, from all over the United States and […]

Accused: Sir Cliff Richard a villain or a victim? – By Len Port

By Len Port, Contributor(*) Sir Cliff Richard has maintained a low profile in Portugal this week while preparing for a return to Britain to face police questioning about his alleged sexual assault on a young boy. Many thought it almost inevitable that Sir Cliff would one day be investigated for alleged child abuse and yet […]

Portugal wins 16 top honors at the 2014 World Travel Awards Europe – Athens, Greece

Portugal was honored with 16 top awards by the prestigious 2014 World Travel Awards Europe at the  “Oscars” of world tourism industry ceremony held in Athens, Greece. The awards went to Lisbon as the best port and cruise destination and Madeira as the best islands to vacation; cruise operator DouroAzul was awarded as the best […]

Sports: SATA Airlines hosting the 2014 ASP Men’s Prime world surf competition – Azores

01 September 2014

SATA Airline is hosting the sixth edition of the “SATA Airline Azores Pro” surf competition, the fourth stop on the European Qualifying Series with the participation of 100 world athletes including 14 top surfers from the Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour. Starting Tuesday, September 2 through September 7, the event is being held at the […]

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Posted in Azores, Entertainment, Featured, Organizations, People, São Miguel, Sports, World

Community: President Vasco Cordeiro visits the West Coast – Hilmar, California

27 August 2014

The President of the Government of the Azores, Vasco Cordeiro, is in California for a three-day official visit with stops in Sacramento, San Jose, Tulare and Hilmar. On Tuesday, President Cordeiro met in Sacramento with State Governor, Jerry Brown, where he spoke of the importance of strengthening the cultural and affective ties between the Azorean […]

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

Community: 28th Holy Ghost Festival of New England underway – Fall River, MA

20 August 2014

The Portuguese American community of Fall River, MA, is celebrating the 28th Holy Ghost Festival of New England starting Thursday, August 21, through Monday August 25. Held annually in August, the five-day event has become one of the largest ethnic festivals in New England.  More than 100,000 people, from all over the United States and […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Entertainment, Featured, São Miguel, World

Accused: Sir Cliff Richard a villain or a victim? – By Len Port

19 August 2014

By Len Port, Contributor(*) Sir Cliff Richard has maintained a low profile in Portugal this week while preparing for a return to Britain to face police questioning about his alleged sexual assault on a young boy. Many thought it almost inevitable that Sir Cliff would one day be investigated for alleged child abuse and yet […]

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Posted in Entertainment, Featured, Music, People, Portugal, World

Portugal wins 16 top honors at the 2014 World Travel Awards Europe – Athens, Greece

06 August 2014

Portugal was honored with 16 top awards by the prestigious 2014 World Travel Awards Europe at the  “Oscars” of world tourism industry ceremony held in Athens, Greece. The awards went to Lisbon as the best port and cruise destination and Madeira as the best islands to vacation; cruise operator DouroAzul was awarded as the best […]

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

Report: Unemployment rate down to 13.9 % – Portugal

05 August 2014

Official data from the National Statistics Institute has reported Tuesday that Portugal’s unemployment rate has dropped to 13.9% in the second quarter of the year, down 1.2 points from the previous quarter and 2.5 points from the second quarter of 2013. At the beginning of last year the unemployment rate stood at 17.5%. The total […]

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

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