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CPLP:  Equatorial Guinea joins the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries – East Timor Portugal: Cavaco Silva attending the 10th Summit of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries – East Timor Update: Under investigation Banco Espírito Santo downfall goes global – Portugal Across the Universe: Interview with Nancy Vieira Couto Terceira: Azoreans in the diaspora should have the right to vote – Azores
 

CPLP: Equatorial Guinea joins the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries – East Timor

Equatorial Guinea was admitted as full member of the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP) at the organization’s 10th summit held July 22-23, in Dili, East Timor. Guinea-Bissau, suspended from the CPLP in 2012 following the coup of April of that year, was readmitted in the wake of the recent presidential and legislative elections. After a […]

Portugal: Cavaco Silva attending the 10th Summit of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries – East Timor

The President of Portugal, Aníbal Cavaco Silva, will travel to East Timor to attend the 10th Summit of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) taking place July 23 in Dili. Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho is also expected to attend the summit. Cavaco Silva arrives in East Timor July 22 after ending a […]

Update: Under investigation Banco Espírito Santo downfall goes global – Portugal

The Espírito Santo financial group is the subject of various different investigations and that pre-date the scandals that have broken in recent days and weeks, an official source from Portugal’s Attorney General’s office told Lusa Friday. “There are enquiries ongoing related to this subject and that are actually ongoing since before the news reports of […]

Across the Universe: Interview with Nancy Vieira Couto

By Millicent Borges Accardi, Contributor (*) The award-winning poet Nancy Vieira Couto is a Portuguese-American of Azorean descent. She received a BS in Education from Bridgewater State College and an MFA in English from Cornell University. Her writing awards include two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships and an American Antiquarian Society research residency. Her […]

Terceira: Azoreans in the diaspora should have the right to vote – Azores

The former president of the Azorean Parliament, Guilherme Reis Leite, defended Thursday that the Azoreans in the diaspora should have the right to participate in political process in the Azores. Speaking at the 1st Summer University Conference, held on Terceira island July 15-18, he claimed that  the Azoreans in the diaspora should have the right to […]

CPLP: Equatorial Guinea joins the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries – East Timor

23 July 2014

Equatorial Guinea was admitted as full member of the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (CPLP) at the organization’s 10th summit held July 22-23, in Dili, East Timor. Guinea-Bissau, suspended from the CPLP in 2012 following the coup of April of that year, was readmitted in the wake of the recent presidential and legislative elections. After a […]

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Posted in Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Featured, Heritage, Mozambique, Organizations, People, Portugal, São Tomé and Prince, World

Maria João Pires’ 70th birthday celebrated with special editions of her piano performances

23 July 2014

World acclaimed piano virtuoso Maria João Pires was born in Lisbon, Portugal, on July 23, 1944. In celebration of her 70th birthday, Deutsche Grammophon has released the “Complete DG Solo Recordings”. Erato Recordings has also released a commemorative album dedicated to celebrating the seventieth birthday of the artist. (Follow links bellow to get these compilations […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Awards, Brazil, Heritage, Music, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

Portugal: Cavaco Silva attending the 10th Summit of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries – East Timor

21 July 2014

The President of Portugal, Aníbal Cavaco Silva, will travel to East Timor to attend the 10th Summit of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) taking place July 23 in Dili. Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho is also expected to attend the summit. Cavaco Silva arrives in East Timor July 22 after ending a […]

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Posted in Angola, Azores, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Featured, Guiné-Bissau, Heritage, Madeira, Mozambique, Organizations, People, Portugal, São Tomé and Prince, World

Update: Under investigation Banco Espírito Santo downfall goes global – Portugal

18 July 2014

The Espírito Santo financial group is the subject of various different investigations and that pre-date the scandals that have broken in recent days and weeks, an official source from Portugal’s Attorney General’s office told Lusa Friday. “There are enquiries ongoing related to this subject and that are actually ongoing since before the news reports of […]

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Posted in Angola, Azores, Business, Canada, Featured, Heritage, Madeira, Organizations, People, Politics, Portugal, World

Across the Universe: Interview with Nancy Vieira Couto

18 July 2014

By Millicent Borges Accardi, Contributor (*) The award-winning poet Nancy Vieira Couto is a Portuguese-American of Azorean descent. She received a BS in Education from Bridgewater State College and an MFA in English from Cornell University. Her writing awards include two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships and an American Antiquarian Society research residency. Her […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Books, Featured, Genealogy, Heritage, Interviews, People, São Miguel

Terceira: Azoreans in the diaspora should have the right to vote – Azores

18 July 2014

The former president of the Azorean Parliament, Guilherme Reis Leite, defended Thursday that the Azoreans in the diaspora should have the right to participate in political process in the Azores. Speaking at the 1st Summer University Conference, held on Terceira island July 15-18, he claimed that  the Azoreans in the diaspora should have the right to […]

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

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