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Travel Alert: SATA /Azores Airlines calls off August strike Comment: Relax, silly! It’s summer holiday time! – By Len Port Earthquake:  Portuguese capital hit with tremor magnitude 4.3 Exhibit: The art of Santiago Ribeiro displayed at Times Square – New York, NY Travel: TAP Portugal to return to original brand name
 

Travel Alert: SATA /Azores Airlines calls off August strike – Azores

The cabin crew of SATA /Azores Airlines has called off a four-day strike scheduled for August 23 through August 26, the National Union of Civil Aviation (SNPVAC) announced today. According to SNPVAC the move was a gesture of good will against the pressure the union works undertook from costumers and the general public. “We received […]

Comment: Relax, silly! It’s summer holiday time! – By Len Port

The tourist trick of grabbing the best available sunbathing spots by laying down early morning towels is said to have been pioneered long ago by the Germans, but they have met their match. The competition used to be fought over poolside sun-loungers and the British learned to become even better at it. Nowadays the beaches […]

Earthquake: Portuguese capital hit with tremor magnitude 4.3 – Portugal

The Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IMPA) has confirmed the occurrence an earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale, registered at 7.44am this morning. The tremor, which struck Sobral de Monte Agraco, 26 miles north-west of Lisbon, lasted about 10 seconds and did not cause any injuries or damage. The earthquake was felt […]

Exhibit: The art of Santiago Ribeiro displayed at Times Square – New York, NY

The art of Portuguese surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro will be displayed openly at the Times Square’s Nasdaq OMX Group, in New York City. His work will be shown daily, at random, alternately, lasting several minutes in each session, until December 31, 2017. Based in dreams and visions, Ribeiro’s metaphoric surrealist imagery surprises, puzzles and triggers […]

Travel: TAP Portugal to return to original brand name – Portugal

Portugal’s flag carrier, TAP Portugal, will bring back the designation ‘TAP Air Portugal’. The return to the original brand name is scheduled for September 14, as part of the effort to promote the airline’s position in the North American market. The move includes the launching of a new Airbus A330-300, the first aircraft to feature […]

Travel Alert: SATA /Azores Airlines calls off August strike – Azores

18 August 2017

The cabin crew of SATA /Azores Airlines has called off a four-day strike scheduled for August 23 through August 26, the National Union of Civil Aviation (SNPVAC) announced today. According to SNPVAC the move was a gesture of good will against the pressure the union works undertook from costumers and the general public. “We received […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Organizations, People, Portugal, Travel, Uncategorized, World

Comment: Relax, silly! It’s summer holiday time! – By Len Port

17 August 2017

The tourist trick of grabbing the best available sunbathing spots by laying down early morning towels is said to have been pioneered long ago by the Germans, but they have met their match. The competition used to be fought over poolside sun-loungers and the British learned to become even better at it. Nowadays the beaches […]

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Posted in Featured, Heritage, People, Portugal, Travel, World

Earthquake: Portuguese capital hit with tremor magnitude 4.3 – Portugal

17 August 2017

The Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IMPA) has confirmed the occurrence an earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale, registered at 7.44am this morning. The tremor, which struck Sobral de Monte Agraco, 26 miles north-west of Lisbon, lasted about 10 seconds and did not cause any injuries or damage. The earthquake was felt […]

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Posted in Featured, Portugal

Exhibit: The art of Santiago Ribeiro displayed at Times Square – New York, NY

16 August 2017

The art of Portuguese surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro will be displayed openly at the Times Square’s Nasdaq OMX Group, in New York City. His work will be shown daily, at random, alternately, lasting several minutes in each session, until December 31, 2017. Based in dreams and visions, Ribeiro’s metaphoric surrealist imagery surprises, puzzles and triggers […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Featured, Heritage, Painting, People, Portugal, World

Travel: TAP Portugal to return to original brand name – Portugal

16 August 2017

Portugal’s flag carrier, TAP Portugal, will bring back the designation ‘TAP Air Portugal’. The return to the original brand name is scheduled for September 14, as part of the effort to promote the airline’s position in the North American market. The move includes the launching of a new Airbus A330-300, the first aircraft to feature […]

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

Sports: Inês Henriques beats her own record to win global title – London, UK

14 August 2017

Portuguese athlete Inês Henriques beats her own world record by more than 2 minutes to win the inaugural women’s 50-kilometer race walk title, on Sunday, at the IAAF World Championships, at The Mall, in London (UK). Henriques, 37, crossed the finishing line in 4 hours, 5 minutes and 56 seconds, setting a world record and […]

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Posted in Awards, Featured, Organizations, People, Portugal, Sports, World

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