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Book: ‘Two Nights in Lisbon: A Novel’ by Chris Pavone – Editor’s Note Top diplomat: João Vale de Almeida facing divisive task  – North Ireland Faith Book: ‘The Global History of Portugal’ by Carlos D. Fiolhais David Oliveira: The sibilant sounds of a language of belonging
 

Book: ‘Two Nights in Lisbon: A Novel’ by Chris Pavone – Editor’s Note

Tautly wound and expertly crafted, Two Nights in Lisbon is a riveting thriller about a woman under pressure, and how far she will go when everything is on the line. Ariel Pryce wakes up in Lisbon, alone. Her husband is gone―no warning, no note, not answering his phone. Something is wrong. She starts with hotel security, then […]

Top diplomat: João Vale de Almeida facing divisive task – North Ireland

By Len Port João Vale de Almeida, the distinguished Portuguese diplomat, currently serving as the European Ambassador to the United Kingdom, is facing the extremely challenging task of trying to reconcile all sides to the bitterly divisive Northern Ireland protocol. Born in Lisbon, he graduated from Lisbon University with a degree in history and then […]

Faith & Feast: Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres 2022 – Azores

The religious celebrations of the 2022 Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres, [The Holy Feast of Christ of the Miracles] will be held on the weekend of May 21-22, in Ponta Delgada city, on São Miguel, Azores. This year’s full calendar of celebrations will fall between Friday (20th) and the Thursday (the 26th) to […]

Book: ‘The Global History of Portugal’ by Carlos D. Fiolhais & José E. Franco – Editor’s Note

For thousands of years Portugal has been the point of arrival and departure for peoples, cultures, languages, ideas, fashions, behaviours, beliefs, institutions, and produce. While its miscegenation and global multimodal activity enriched the world in many ways, it also provoked violence, war, suffering, and resistance. The Global History of Portugal contains 93 chapters grouped into five parts: […]

David Oliveira: The sibilant sounds of a language of belonging – Interview

By Millicent Accardi Professor and writer David Oliveira, an American poet of Portuguese descent, is a native of the San Joaquin Valley in California, born in Hanford and raised in Armona-Kings County, thirty-five miles south of Fresno, CA. As a graduate of California State University, Fresno, he studied poetry writing with renowned poet Philip Levine. […]

Book: ‘Two Nights in Lisbon: A Novel’ by Chris Pavone – Editor’s Note

24 May 2022

Tautly wound and expertly crafted, Two Nights in Lisbon is a riveting thriller about a woman under pressure, and how far she will go when everything is on the line. Ariel Pryce wakes up in Lisbon, alone. Her husband is gone―no warning, no note, not answering his phone. Something is wrong. She starts with hotel security, then […]

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

Top diplomat: João Vale de Almeida facing divisive task – North Ireland

24 May 2022

By Len Port João Vale de Almeida, the distinguished Portuguese diplomat, currently serving as the European Ambassador to the United Kingdom, is facing the extremely challenging task of trying to reconcile all sides to the bitterly divisive Northern Ireland protocol. Born in Lisbon, he graduated from Lisbon University with a degree in history and then […]

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

Faith & Feast: Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres 2022 – Azores

17 May 2022

The religious celebrations of the 2022 Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres, [The Holy Feast of Christ of the Miracles] will be held on the weekend of May 21-22, in Ponta Delgada city, on São Miguel, Azores. This year’s full calendar of celebrations will fall between Friday (20th) and the Thursday (the 26th) to […]

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Posted in Azores, Featured, Heritage, People, Religion, São Miguel

Book: ‘The Global History of Portugal’ by Carlos D. Fiolhais & José E. Franco – Editor’s Note

15 May 2022

For thousands of years Portugal has been the point of arrival and departure for peoples, cultures, languages, ideas, fashions, behaviours, beliefs, institutions, and produce. While its miscegenation and global multimodal activity enriched the world in many ways, it also provoked violence, war, suffering, and resistance. The Global History of Portugal contains 93 chapters grouped into five parts: […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Books, Featured, Heritage, Madeira, Portugal, World

David Oliveira: The sibilant sounds of a language of belonging – Interview

14 May 2022

By Millicent Accardi Professor and writer David Oliveira, an American poet of Portuguese descent, is a native of the San Joaquin Valley in California, born in Hanford and raised in Armona-Kings County, thirty-five miles south of Fresno, CA. As a graduate of California State University, Fresno, he studied poetry writing with renowned poet Philip Levine. […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Books, Community, Featured, Heritage, Portugal, Terceira, World

Travel: United Airlines inaugurates Newark to Ponta Delgada – Azores

13 May 2022

United Airlines is inaugurating, May 13, flights from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to João Paulo II Airport in Ponta Delgada, Azores. According to the Azores Tourism Association (ATA), United Airlines will offer 114 seasonal flights, to last throughout the summer, from 13 May to 3 June, to the end of September, with three weekly […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Portugal, São Miguel, Sports, Terceira, Travel