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COVID’19: State of calamity to remain in place Debut: Alba Baptista in the series Agreement: Portuguese government takes over 72,5% of TAP Honored: Aristides Sousa Mendes memorialized at the National Pantheon COVID’19: Lisbon under siege with new outbreaks and more restrictions
 

COVID’19: State of calamity to remain in place – Portugal

Prime Minister António Costa said, on Thursday, that the state of calamity should remain in place, for 19 boroughs of the Metropolitan Area of Lisbon, for another 15 days. In addition to containment rules, recommended for the whole country, people in these areas have a civic duty to remain at home, gatherings are limited to […]

Debut: Alba Baptista in the series ‘Warrior Nun’ – Netflix

Portuguese born, Alba Baptista, has just debuted her acting career in the United States with a role in Warrior Nun, a web series on Netflix premiered on July 2. For Warrior Nun, the Portuguese actress plays Ava, a 19-year-old who wakes up in a morgue and finds out that she is part of an ancient […]

Agreement: Portuguese government takes over 72,5% of TAP – Portugal

The Portuguese government announced, on Thursday, that it reached an agreement with TAP Air Portugal private shareholders, to hold 72.5% of the airline’s capital for 55 million euros, after a resolution by the Council of Ministers recognizing the public interest of keeping the airline in operation. With the move, the State has increased its participation […]

Honored: Aristides Sousa Mendes memorialized at the National Pantheon – Portugal

The Portuguese Parliament has voted to honor Aristides de Sousa Mendes (1885-1954), who saved thousands of lives during WWII, by creating a monument to memorialize him at the National Pantheon, the place where some of the most notable Portuguese personalities are buried. The resolution stated, “Aristides Sousa Mendes, as a heroic historical figure, is part […]

COVID’19: Lisbon under siege with new outbreaks and more restrictions – Portugal

The Portuguese government has ordered new restrictive measures for the Greater Lisbon and its Metropolitan Area, in order to contain the new outbreaks of COVID’19, placing 19 parishes under a state of calamity. It was reported that around 70% to 80% of the outbreaks have occurred in the poorer communities, around the industrial hubs of […]

COVID’19: State of calamity to remain in place – Portugal

09 July 2020

Prime Minister António Costa said, on Thursday, that the state of calamity should remain in place, for 19 boroughs of the Metropolitan Area of Lisbon, for another 15 days. In addition to containment rules, recommended for the whole country, people in these areas have a civic duty to remain at home, gatherings are limited to […]

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

Debut: Alba Baptista in the series ‘Warrior Nun’ – Netflix

07 July 2020

Portuguese born, Alba Baptista, has just debuted her acting career in the United States with a role in Warrior Nun, a web series on Netflix premiered on July 2. For Warrior Nun, the Portuguese actress plays Ava, a 19-year-old who wakes up in a morgue and finds out that she is part of an ancient […]

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Posted in Awards, Books, Entertainment, Featured, Film, Heritage, People, Portugal

Agreement: Portuguese government takes over 72,5% of TAP – Portugal

02 July 2020

The Portuguese government announced, on Thursday, that it reached an agreement with TAP Air Portugal private shareholders, to hold 72.5% of the airline’s capital for 55 million euros, after a resolution by the Council of Ministers recognizing the public interest of keeping the airline in operation. With the move, the State has increased its participation […]

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

Honored: Aristides Sousa Mendes memorialized at the National Pantheon – Portugal

30 June 2020

The Portuguese Parliament has voted to honor Aristides de Sousa Mendes (1885-1954), who saved thousands of lives during WWII, by creating a monument to memorialize him at the National Pantheon, the place where some of the most notable Portuguese personalities are buried. The resolution stated, “Aristides Sousa Mendes, as a heroic historical figure, is part […]

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Posted in Awards, Community, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Politics, Portugal, Religion, World

COVID’19: Lisbon under siege with new outbreaks and more restrictions – Portugal

23 June 2020

The Portuguese government has ordered new restrictive measures for the Greater Lisbon and its Metropolitan Area, in order to contain the new outbreaks of COVID’19, placing 19 parishes under a state of calamity. It was reported that around 70% to 80% of the outbreaks have occurred in the poorer communities, around the industrial hubs of […]

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Posted in Featured, Heritage, Portugal, Travel

COVID’19: Portuguese banned from visiting 17 countries – Portugal

19 June 2020

Portugal has been barred with bans and/or restrictions to enter 17 countries in Europe, due to the recent increase in domestic new infections by COVID’19, considered now to be a high-risk country by the European Union Agency for Aviation Safety. The country has been coded in “red” in the color system that classifies the transmissibility […]

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

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