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2020: New Year’s Resolutions Comment: Peace and prosperity in former Portuguese Macau Tagus Press: Alert: SATA Air Azores on strike December 21, 22 and 23 Submissions: 2020 New York Portuguese Short Film Festival
 

2020: New Year’s Resolutions – Millicent B. Accardi

January is a time to pause, reflect and take stock of year’s past, and move forward into the next decade. As the new year begins, The Portuguese American Journal has interviewed a selected group of Portuguese-American writers about their New Year’s resolutions, goals, plans, and ideas.  What follows are our writers’ thoughts: funny and serious, […]

Comment: Peace and prosperity in former Portuguese Macau – By Len Port

By Len Port (*) In contrast to the months of violence and economic upheaval in the former British colony of Hong Kong, the recent anniversary celebrations in the former Portuguese colony of Macau were a timely reminder of the peace and prosperity that exist there.  Located just 64 kilometers apart on the opposite sides of […]

Tagus Press: ‘Poems in Absentia’ longlisted for the PEN America Award – Poetry and Translation

Tagus Press, the publishing arm of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, is pleased to announce that George Monteiro’s 2019 translation of Poems in Absentia & Poems from The Island and the World by Pedro da Silveira has been longlisted for the 2020 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. Founded in 1996, the award […]

Alert: SATA Air Azores on strike December 21, 22 and 23 – Travel

In a prepared statement, SATA Air Azores has confirmed that the company’s Aircraft Maintenance Technicians will be on full strike December 21, 22 and 23. The Aircraft Maintenance Technicians have been on partial strike since October 28, while negotiations have been held in an attempt to bringing the parties to an agreement. However, “In the […]

Submissions: 2020 New York Portuguese Short Film Festival – 10th Edition

The Arte Institute has announced the 10th Edition of the NY Portuguese Short Film Festival (NYPSFF), scheduled for screenings in New York, in May 2020, at the Lincoln Center and Tribeca Film Center. Submissions are welcome until March 1, 2020. The first Portuguese film festival in the United States, since 2011 the NYPSFF has had […]

2020: New Year’s Resolutions – Millicent B. Accardi

15 January 2020

January is a time to pause, reflect and take stock of year’s past, and move forward into the next decade. As the new year begins, The Portuguese American Journal has interviewed a selected group of Portuguese-American writers about their New Year’s resolutions, goals, plans, and ideas.  What follows are our writers’ thoughts: funny and serious, […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Featured, Heritage, Interviews, People, Uncategorized, World

Comment: Peace and prosperity in former Portuguese Macau – By Len Port

12 January 2020

By Len Port (*) In contrast to the months of violence and economic upheaval in the former British colony of Hong Kong, the recent anniversary celebrations in the former Portuguese colony of Macau were a timely reminder of the peace and prosperity that exist there.  Located just 64 kilometers apart on the opposite sides of […]

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Posted in Featured, Heritage, Macau, Politics, Portugal, World

Tagus Press: ‘Poems in Absentia’ longlisted for the PEN America Award – Poetry and Translation

19 December 2019

Tagus Press, the publishing arm of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, is pleased to announce that George Monteiro’s 2019 translation of Poems in Absentia & Poems from The Island and the World by Pedro da Silveira has been longlisted for the 2020 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. Founded in 1996, the award […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Awards, Azores, Books, Community, Featured, Heritage, People

Alert: SATA Air Azores on strike December 21, 22 and 23 – Travel

17 December 2019

In a prepared statement, SATA Air Azores has confirmed that the company’s Aircraft Maintenance Technicians will be on full strike December 21, 22 and 23. The Aircraft Maintenance Technicians have been on partial strike since October 28, while negotiations have been held in an attempt to bringing the parties to an agreement. However, “In the […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Corvo, Faial, Featured, Flores, Graciosa, Organizations, People, Pico, Portugal, Santa Maria, São Jorge, São Miguel, Terceira, Travel, World

Submissions: 2020 New York Portuguese Short Film Festival – 10th Edition

16 December 2019

The Arte Institute has announced the 10th Edition of the NY Portuguese Short Film Festival (NYPSFF), scheduled for screenings in New York, in May 2020, at the Lincoln Center and Tribeca Film Center. Submissions are welcome until March 1, 2020. The first Portuguese film festival in the United States, since 2011 the NYPSFF has had […]

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

Books: Reading list by Millicent Accardi – Feliz Natal!

14 December 2019

As we gear up for the new century’s roaring 20’s, it’s time to celebrate the winter season. And, as a contributor to the Portuguese American Journal, I am only too delighted to present a small and perhaps quirky selection of holiday gift book ideas, by Portuguese-American and Portuguese writers (mostly in English) but some bilingual […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Community, Education, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, World

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