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Community: Thousands of dollars unclaimed by Portuguese organizations SiPN: FLAD launching study abroad program for US students Essay: Ernest Hemingway in Madeira in 1954 – By George Monteiro Community: NOPA expands Lusitana Consulting project with new affiliates PALCUS: President Vasco Cordeiro to be honored at the 2014 Leadership Awards Gala – Maryland, USA
 

Community: Thousands of dollars unclaimed by Portuguese organizations – USA

The Long Island Portuguese American Leadership Conference (“LIPALC”) has found thousands of dollars belonging to Portuguese organizations in the United States as the result of a public service initiative coordinated by its Chairman, Gabriel Marques. Marques serves as the Senior Economic Advisor to the Nassau County Comptroller and has helped identify over $50,000 in abandoned […]

SiPN: FLAD launching study abroad program for US students – Portugal

The Lisbon based Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) is launching on its website “a new international study abroad program aimed at university students from North America and of Portuguese descent called Study in Portugal Network (SiPN).” Starting in 2016, a scholarship will be created together with the Fulbright Commission in Portugal for Masters and PhD students that […]

Essay: Ernest Hemingway in Madeira in 1954 – By George Monteiro

On June 15, 1954, on its way west across the Atlantic, the Italian ship Francesco Morosini made a brief stop at Funchal. Among the ship’s passengers were Ernest Hemingway and his wife, Mary Welsh Hemingway. It was the world-famous writer’s first and only visit to Madeira, one that took place 36 years after he had […]

Community: NOPA expands Lusitana Consulting project with new affiliates – Falls Church, VA

The National Organization of Portuguese Americans (NOPA) has announced the affiliation of Mr. Pedro J. Belo and Professor Jorge Vasconcellos e Sá with its Lusitana Consulting project. According to the announcement, both individuals will offer their expertise “to enhance Lusitania Consulting’s capacity to provide businesses and entrepreneurs from Portugal and Portuguese speaking countries discounted marketing, public affairs, […]

PALCUS: President Vasco Cordeiro to be honored at the 2014 Leadership Awards Gala – Maryland, USA

The President of the Government of the Azores, Vasco Cordeiro, will be distinguished with the “International Award” at the 2014 Leadership Awards Gala, sponsored by the Portuguese-American Leadership Council of the United States (PALCUS), taking place on October 11, in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Vasco Cordeiro, 41, the leader of the Socialist Party (PS) in the […]

Community: Thousands of dollars unclaimed by Portuguese organizations – USA

20 October 2014

The Long Island Portuguese American Leadership Conference (“LIPALC”) has found thousands of dollars belonging to Portuguese organizations in the United States as the result of a public service initiative coordinated by its Chairman, Gabriel Marques. Marques serves as the Senior Economic Advisor to the Nassau County Comptroller and has helped identify over $50,000 in abandoned […]

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Posted in Azores, Business, Community, Featured, Heritage, Madeira, Organizations, People, Portugal

Opinion: Is expression ever a freedom too far? By Len Port

12 October 2014

By Len Port, Contributor(*) While freedom of expression is said to be the cornerstone of democracy, of late it seems to be on shaky ground. It remains on a steady footing in Portugal compared to most countries and that is probably because of prevailing moral attitudes as much as the fact that it is enshrined […]

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Posted in Books, Film, Music, Painting, Photography, Politics, Portugal, Social networks

SiPN: FLAD launching study abroad program for US students – Portugal

06 October 2014

The Lisbon based Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) is launching on its website “a new international study abroad program aimed at university students from North America and of Portuguese descent called Study in Portugal Network (SiPN).” Starting in 2016, a scholarship will be created together with the Fulbright Commission in Portugal for Masters and PhD students that […]

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Posted in Awards, Azores, Community, Conferences, Education, Featured, Heritage, Madeira, Organizations, People, Portugal, Scholarships, World

Essay: Ernest Hemingway in Madeira in 1954 – By George Monteiro

03 October 2014

On June 15, 1954, on its way west across the Atlantic, the Italian ship Francesco Morosini made a brief stop at Funchal. Among the ship’s passengers were Ernest Hemingway and his wife, Mary Welsh Hemingway. It was the world-famous writer’s first and only visit to Madeira, one that took place 36 years after he had […]

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

Community: NOPA expands Lusitana Consulting project with new affiliates – Falls Church, VA

01 October 2014

The National Organization of Portuguese Americans (NOPA) has announced the affiliation of Mr. Pedro J. Belo and Professor Jorge Vasconcellos e Sá with its Lusitana Consulting project. According to the announcement, both individuals will offer their expertise “to enhance Lusitania Consulting’s capacity to provide businesses and entrepreneurs from Portugal and Portuguese speaking countries discounted marketing, public affairs, […]

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

PALCUS: President Vasco Cordeiro to be honored at the 2014 Leadership Awards Gala – Maryland, USA

30 September 2014

The President of the Government of the Azores, Vasco Cordeiro, will be distinguished with the “International Award” at the 2014 Leadership Awards Gala, sponsored by the Portuguese-American Leadership Council of the United States (PALCUS), taking place on October 11, in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Vasco Cordeiro, 41, the leader of the Socialist Party (PS) in the […]

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

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