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Brexit: British expats Book: Fado: Gisela João to debut at the Schimmel Center Human Rights: Portuguese parliament condemns President Trump travel ban – Portugal Book:
 

Brexit: British expats’ angst rising alarmingly – By Len Port

By Len Port, Contributor (*) With the triggering of article 50 and the start of the formal process of leaving the European Union just weeks away, feelings of insecurity are mounting across the EU, including among the 50,000 or more British expatriates in Portugal and four times that number of Portuguese nationals in the UK. […]

Book: ‘The Luso – Anarchist Reader’ by Plínio Tadeu de Góes Jr. – Editor’s Note

No book has ever presented a selection of writings of anarchists from the Portuguese-speaking world to an English-speaking audience. In The Luso-Anarchist Reader, writings by feminist radicals such as Maria Lacerda de Moura and anarchist communists such as Neno Vasco are made available in English for the first time. Researchers and activists interested in achieving […]

Fado: Gisela João to debut at the Schimmel Center – New York, NY

Portuguese new fado sensation, Gisela João, will make her New York City debut at the Schimmel Center, Pace University, on Saturday, February 25, at 7:30pm as part of the first NY Fado Festival. Her voice evokes fado as a music of the streets, where it began, infused with all the ardor, passion and honesty of […]

Human Rights: Portuguese parliament condemns President Trump travel ban – Portugal

Portuguese lawmakers have condemned President Trump’s migration policies which ban refugees from a select group of seven Muslim majority countries from entering the United States. In a new decree signed Friday of last week, President Trump suspended for 90 days the entry of refugees into US territory for travelers from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syria […]

Book: ‘The Political Construction of Brazil’ by L. C.Bresser-Pereira – Editor’s Note

Spanning the period from the country’s independence in 1822 through early 2015, Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira assesses the trajectory of Brazil’s political, social, and economic development. Bresser-Pereira draws on his decades of first-hand experience to shed light on the many paradoxes that have characterized Brazil’s polity, its society, and the relations between the two across nearly […]

Brexit: British expats’ angst rising alarmingly – By Len Port

17 February 2017

By Len Port, Contributor (*) With the triggering of article 50 and the start of the formal process of leaving the European Union just weeks away, feelings of insecurity are mounting across the EU, including among the 50,000 or more British expatriates in Portugal and four times that number of Portuguese nationals in the UK. […]

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Posted in Business, Featured, Politics, Portugal, World

Book: ‘The Luso – Anarchist Reader’ by Plínio Tadeu de Góes Jr. – Editor’s Note

17 February 2017

No book has ever presented a selection of writings of anarchists from the Portuguese-speaking world to an English-speaking audience. In The Luso-Anarchist Reader, writings by feminist radicals such as Maria Lacerda de Moura and anarchist communists such as Neno Vasco are made available in English for the first time. Researchers and activists interested in achieving […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Brazil, Community, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal

Fado: Gisela João to debut at the Schimmel Center – New York, NY

09 February 2017

Portuguese new fado sensation, Gisela João, will make her New York City debut at the Schimmel Center, Pace University, on Saturday, February 25, at 7:30pm as part of the first NY Fado Festival. Her voice evokes fado as a music of the streets, where it began, infused with all the ardor, passion and honesty of […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Community, Entertainment, Featured, Heritage, Music, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

Human Rights: Portuguese parliament condemns President Trump travel ban – Portugal

04 February 2017

Portuguese lawmakers have condemned President Trump’s migration policies which ban refugees from a select group of seven Muslim majority countries from entering the United States. In a new decree signed Friday of last week, President Trump suspended for 90 days the entry of refugees into US territory for travelers from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syria […]

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

Book: ‘The Political Construction of Brazil’ by L. C.Bresser-Pereira – Editor’s Note

03 February 2017

Spanning the period from the country’s independence in 1822 through early 2015, Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira assesses the trajectory of Brazil’s political, social, and economic development. Bresser-Pereira draws on his decades of first-hand experience to shed light on the many paradoxes that have characterized Brazil’s polity, its society, and the relations between the two across nearly […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Brazil, Business, Featured, Politics, World

Immigration: President Trump restricts US Visas for Brazilian applicants – Washington, DC

03 February 2017

A new decree in immigration policy will restrict US Visas for Brazilian applicants by toughening interviewing requirements, the US Embassy in Brazil has confirmed. The new regulations will take force immediately, starting this week. Brazilians benefited from certain exemptions to the interview requirement, but a according to the new immigration policy towards Brazil, Brazilians only […]

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Posted in Brazil, Community, Featured, Heritage, People, Travel

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