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Portugal: China will not be excluded from doing business in the country Paula Rego: Portuguese painter receives Scholarships: Dr. Edward Leitão Fund available to students pursuing Medicine and Health Careers 2019: The eyes of the world on Portugal Book:
 

Portugal: China will not be excluded from doing business in the country – Washington

Portuguese Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva told US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Portugal will not exclude China from supplying technology for the country’s next-generation 5G wireless network. In a bilateral meeting taking place in Lisbon last Thursday, Secretary of State Pompeo made efforts to persuade Portuguese authorities to prevent Chinese company Huawei from […]

Paula Rego: Portuguese painter receives ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ – Harper’s Bazaar

Portuguese painter Paula Rego, 84, has been honored in London with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ by Harper’s Bazaar, one of the world’s most influential fashion magazines. The award honors women who stand out in various fields, from acting to music, painting or writing.  According to the juri, Paula Rego received the Lifetime Achievement Award, “For […]

Scholarships: Dr. Edward Leitão Fund available to students pursuing Medicine and Health Careers – Community

Dr. Edward Leitão Memorial Fund offers scholarships to Portuguese-American students Pursuing medicine and other health careers. Applications for scholarships are being accepted from Portuguese-American students interested in pursuing medicine or other health careers that provide direct patient contact, following the fund’s goal of filling the need among the community for Portuguese-speaking health professionals. To be […]

2019: The eyes of the world on Portugal – Press Review

By Len Port Portugal has been much in the international news this year and most of the reports in the major papers have been positive. When Portugal was rated number three in this year’s Global Peace Index, published annually by the Australia-based Institute for Economics and Peace, the Sydney Morning Herald was naturally among those […]

Book: ‘Until Stones Become Lighter Than Water’ António Lobo Antunes – Editor’s Note

Award‑winning author António Lobo Antunes returns to the subject of the Portuguese colonial war in Angola with a vigorous account of atrocity and vengeance. Drawing on his own bitter experience as a soldier stationed for twenty‑seven months in Angola, Lobo Antunes tells the story of a young African boy who is brought to Portugal by […]

Portugal: China will not be excluded from doing business in the country – Washington

07 December 2019

Portuguese Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva told US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Portugal will not exclude China from supplying technology for the country’s next-generation 5G wireless network. In a bilateral meeting taking place in Lisbon last Thursday, Secretary of State Pompeo made efforts to persuade Portuguese authorities to prevent Chinese company Huawei from […]

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

Paula Rego: Portuguese painter receives ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ – Harper’s Bazaar

06 December 2019

Portuguese painter Paula Rego, 84, has been honored in London with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ by Harper’s Bazaar, one of the world’s most influential fashion magazines. The award honors women who stand out in various fields, from acting to music, painting or writing.  According to the juri, Paula Rego received the Lifetime Achievement Award, “For […]

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

Scholarships: Dr. Edward Leitão Fund available to students pursuing Medicine and Health Careers – Community

03 December 2019

Dr. Edward Leitão Memorial Fund offers scholarships to Portuguese-American students Pursuing medicine and other health careers. Applications for scholarships are being accepted from Portuguese-American students interested in pursuing medicine or other health careers that provide direct patient contact, following the fund’s goal of filling the need among the community for Portuguese-speaking health professionals. To be […]

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

2019: The eyes of the world on Portugal – Press Review

03 December 2019

By Len Port Portugal has been much in the international news this year and most of the reports in the major papers have been positive. When Portugal was rated number three in this year’s Global Peace Index, published annually by the Australia-based Institute for Economics and Peace, the Sydney Morning Herald was naturally among those […]

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

Book: ‘Until Stones Become Lighter Than Water’ António Lobo Antunes – Editor’s Note

01 December 2019

Award‑winning author António Lobo Antunes returns to the subject of the Portuguese colonial war in Angola with a vigorous account of atrocity and vengeance. Drawing on his own bitter experience as a soldier stationed for twenty‑seven months in Angola, Lobo Antunes tells the story of a young African boy who is brought to Portugal by […]

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

Faial: Full seismic crisis since the beginning of November – Azores

24 November 2019

Azorean island of Faial has been plunged into what seismologists call “a full seismic crisis” since the beginning of November. A new earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale, with epicenter about 30 kilometers west of the parish of Capelo, on Faial island, was felt this Sunday, November 24, with no record of personal […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Faial, Featured, Pico, São Jorge, World

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