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Painter and Patron: The Maritime Silk Road in the Códice Casanatense – A Review Faces of Power: European Portuguese designated as non-white – The New York Times COVID’19: New surge the highest in the last four months Heritage: Portuguese Americans sought for documentary series COVID’19: To travel or not to travel when good turns to worse – Portugal
 

Painter and Patron: The Maritime Silk Road in the Códice Casanatense – A Review

By Soni Wadhwa Philosopher Martin Heidegger once wrote about the conquest of the world as a picture while discussing the photographs as records of time “captured” through the camera. Though he was talking about photographs, the same could be said of all images in general, especially, paintings. A 16th century watercolour labelled “The Bengalis” from […]

Faces of Power: European Portuguese designated as non-white – The New York Times

According to The New York Times, some European-Americans, including Portuguese Americans, are to be designated as non-white. The non-white label appeared in an article titled Faces of Power, listing the 922 most powerful elite in the United States. The list includes dozens of “non-white” faces, from political figures, entrepreneurs,  to leaders of the political factions, […]

COVID’19: New surge the highest in the last four months – Portugal

Portugal mainland has recorded the highest daily increase in COVID’19 infections, in the past four months, according to the epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) released on Wednesday. Daily cases have increased gradually over the last two weeks. New data shows the number of cases has more than doubled, from 249 of the […]

Heritage: Portuguese Americans sought for documentary series – Community

Writer and director, Alexis Barone, is working on a documentary series on multiculturalism in the United States, which will portray the Portuguese community. The goal is to undo hidden prejudices that some Americans have on cultural diversity. She will start shooting the series in the summer of 2021. For the project, Barone is seeking Portuguese […]

COVID’19: To travel or not to travel when good turns to worse – Portugal

This past week, mainland Portugal has seen higher rates of COVID’19 cases again, mostly in the Lisbon metropolitan area and the northern region of the country, alarming travelers. Currently there are 19.4 of COVID’19 cases over 100,000 in Portugal. As a result, the country will need to drop its case numbers, by next Thursday, to […]

Painter and Patron: The Maritime Silk Road in the Códice Casanatense – A Review

24 September 2020

By Soni Wadhwa Philosopher Martin Heidegger once wrote about the conquest of the world as a picture while discussing the photographs as records of time “captured” through the camera. Though he was talking about photographs, the same could be said of all images in general, especially, paintings. A 16th century watercolour labelled “The Bengalis” from […]

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

Faces of Power: European Portuguese designated as non-white – The New York Times

14 September 2020

According to The New York Times, some European-Americans, including Portuguese Americans, are to be designated as non-white. The non-white label appeared in an article titled Faces of Power, listing the 922 most powerful elite in the United States. The list includes dozens of “non-white” faces, from political figures, entrepreneurs,  to leaders of the political factions, […]

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

COVID’19: New surge the highest in the last four months – Portugal

10 September 2020

Portugal mainland has recorded the highest daily increase in COVID’19 infections, in the past four months, according to the epidemiological bulletin of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) released on Wednesday. Daily cases have increased gradually over the last two weeks. New data shows the number of cases has more than doubled, from 249 of the […]

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Posted in Azores, Featured, Madeira, Portugal

Heritage: Portuguese Americans sought for documentary series – Community

10 September 2020

Writer and director, Alexis Barone, is working on a documentary series on multiculturalism in the United States, which will portray the Portuguese community. The goal is to undo hidden prejudices that some Americans have on cultural diversity. She will start shooting the series in the summer of 2021. For the project, Barone is seeking Portuguese […]

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Posted in Community, Featured, Heritage

COVID’19: To travel or not to travel when good turns to worse – Portugal

30 August 2020

This past week, mainland Portugal has seen higher rates of COVID’19 cases again, mostly in the Lisbon metropolitan area and the northern region of the country, alarming travelers. Currently there are 19.4 of COVID’19 cases over 100,000 in Portugal. As a result, the country will need to drop its case numbers, by next Thursday, to […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Madeira, Portugal, Travel

Travel: SATA suspending Terceira to Boston route – Azores

26 August 2020

SATA Azores Airlines has temporarily suspended, effective September 1, direct connections between Terceira and Boston, and the Terceira to Toronto route, due to low occupancy rates, resulting from the COVID’19 pandemic. “In July, the average occupancy rate on this route was 21% and, in August, to date, it has fallen even further to 17%. It […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Pico, Portugal, São Miguel, Terceira, World

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