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Essay: From Portingale to ‘Portugee’ — By George Monteiro Community: Spring reading by Portuguese American authors – San Francisco, CA Portugal: Re-Food program fights hunger at no cost Arts Azores: Rep. Devin Nunes introduces House Bill to keep Lajes Air Field operational – Washington, DC
 

Essay: From Portingale to ‘Portugee’ — By George Monteiro

  “To study is to learn, to understand, and to know, though not necessarily to approve, condone, or accept.” It is in the spirit of this anonymous, undated motto that the following essay was undertaken and is now offered. — G.M.   One need not consult Abraham Roback’s Dictionary of International Slurs, published in 1944 […]

Community: Spring reading by Portuguese American authors – San Francisco, CA

A group of Portuguese-American writers will present a public reading on April 23, at 6pm, at the Portuguese Consulate General, 3298 Washington Street, in San Francisco, California. Organized by the Kale Soup to the Soul(KSFS) initiative, readers include Frank Gaspar, Anthony Barcellos, Darrell Kastin, Scott Laughlin, and Millicent Borges Accardi. The authors will read from […]

Portugal: Re-Food program fights hunger at no cost – By Len Port

By Len Port, Contributor(*) Hunger in Portugal is widespread, mostly far from obvious, sometimes cloaked in shame. Among those taking concerted action against hunger is an American with a dynamic project he is developing throughout Lisbon and spreading to urban areas in other regions of the country. Hunter Halder, 62, originally from a village near […]

Arts & Letters: Talk over lunch with valter hugo mãe – Brown University, RI

The Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, at Brown University, Providence, RI, is hosting a conversation and lunch event with Portuguese writer and artist, valter hugo mãe, to be held on Wednesday, April 23, at 12pm. Born in Angola in 1971, valter hugo mãe is the penname of Valter Hugo Lemos, a Portuguese language writer […]

Azores: Rep. Devin Nunes introduces House Bill to keep Lajes Air Field operational – Washington, DC

A bill was introduced in the House of Representatives, by Portuguese American Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), proposing to relocate AFRICOM’s headquarters from Stuttgart, Germany, to the continental United States, with the provision that Lajes Air Field, on Terceira, Azores, be made into AFRICOM’s forward operating base. The bill also proposes that throughout the transfer process, […]

Essay: From Portingale to ‘Portugee’ — By George Monteiro

22 April 2014

  “To study is to learn, to understand, and to know, though not necessarily to approve, condone, or accept.” It is in the spirit of this anonymous, undated motto that the following essay was undertaken and is now offered. — G.M.   One need not consult Abraham Roback’s Dictionary of International Slurs, published in 1944 […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Cape Verde, Community, Featured, Heritage, Madeira, Portugal

Community: Spring reading by Portuguese American authors – San Francisco, CA

21 April 2014

A group of Portuguese-American writers will present a public reading on April 23, at 6pm, at the Portuguese Consulate General, 3298 Washington Street, in San Francisco, California. Organized by the Kale Soup to the Soul(KSFS) initiative, readers include Frank Gaspar, Anthony Barcellos, Darrell Kastin, Scott Laughlin, and Millicent Borges Accardi. The authors will read from […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Community, Conferences, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People

Portugal: Re-Food program fights hunger at no cost – By Len Port

20 April 2014

By Len Port, Contributor(*) Hunger in Portugal is widespread, mostly far from obvious, sometimes cloaked in shame. Among those taking concerted action against hunger is an American with a dynamic project he is developing throughout Lisbon and spreading to urban areas in other regions of the country. Hunter Halder, 62, originally from a village near […]

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Posted in Community, Featured, Organizations, People, Portugal

Community: Portuguese Studies Program honors outstanding students – RIC

18 April 2014

The Portuguese Studies Program at Rhode Island College (RIC) has inducted three outstanding students and three honorary members into the Sigma Chapter of the Phi Lambda Beta Portuguese Honor Society. The ceremony also included recognition of the 2014 recipients of the John A. and Mary V. Lima Scholarship in Portuguese Studies. The National Portuguese Honor […]

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Posted in Awards, Community, Education, Heritage, Organizations, People, Scholarships, World

Arts & Letters: Talk over lunch with valter hugo mãe – Brown University, RI

17 April 2014

The Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, at Brown University, Providence, RI, is hosting a conversation and lunch event with Portuguese writer and artist, valter hugo mãe, to be held on Wednesday, April 23, at 12pm. Born in Angola in 1971, valter hugo mãe is the penname of Valter Hugo Lemos, a Portuguese language writer […]

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Posted in Angola, Arts&Culture, Books, Community, Featured, Heritage, Music, Organizations, Painting, People, Photography, Portugal, World

Azores: Rep. Devin Nunes introduces House Bill to keep Lajes Air Field operational – Washington, DC

15 April 2014

A bill was introduced in the House of Representatives, by Portuguese American Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), proposing to relocate AFRICOM’s headquarters from Stuttgart, Germany, to the continental United States, with the provision that Lajes Air Field, on Terceira, Azores, be made into AFRICOM’s forward operating base. The bill also proposes that throughout the transfer process, […]

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

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