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Book: Travel: TAP Portugal offering direct flights from Newark to Porto – Portugal Terceira: Angra do Heroísmo honors Vasco da Gama with statue – Azores CACM: Classic Car Rally one of the finest in the world Book: ’38 School Street – A Memoir’ by George Monteiro – Editor’s Note
 

Book: ‘Untamed Dreams – Faces of America’ – Editor’s Note

Untamed Dreams – Faces of America is designed as a 393 page semi-hard cover, profusely illustrated, limited edition book that brings together individual immigrant’s life stories that represent the qualities that have long distinguished the Portuguese community of California. In today’s political climate in which immigration seems to be at the very center of our […]

Travel: TAP Portugal offering direct flights from Newark to Porto – Portugal

TAP Portugal is now offering a twice-weekly flight between Newark and Porto, mainland Portugal, in addition to daily non-stop direct flights to Lisbon from John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) in New York and the Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts. Tap Portugal has also increased its seasonal offer with direct daily flights to Lisbon from Miami […]

Terceira: Angra do Heroísmo honors Vasco da Gama with statue – Azores

Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama (c.1460-1524), the first navigator to sail directly from Europe to India, was honored with a statue dedicated to him in Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira. The unveiling of the statue, on June 10, memorializes Vasco da Gama’s stop at Terceira island, in 1499, to lay to rest his brother Paulo da […]

CACM: Classic Car Rally one of the finest in the world – Madeira

For the twenty eight consecutive year, the Madeira Classic Car Club (CACM) is organizing the Madeira Classic Car Rally, taking place on June 25-26, one of the finest displays of antique and classic cars in the world. The tour includes a large fleet of beautifully restored classic and vintage cars. All vehicles entering the competition […]

Book: ’38 School Street – A Memoir’ by George Monteiro – Editor’s Note

George Monteiro never intended to write a memoir. But as the stories, poems, and sketches about his childhood in a Depression-Era New England mill town began to pile up, he found that he was writing a composite memoir of Valley Falls, Rhode Island and its Portuguese American community. Like his parents, many of these people […]

Book: ‘Untamed Dreams – Faces of America’ – Editor’s Note

23 June 2016

Untamed Dreams – Faces of America is designed as a 393 page semi-hard cover, profusely illustrated, limited edition book that brings together individual immigrant’s life stories that represent the qualities that have long distinguished the Portuguese community of California. In today’s political climate in which immigration seems to be at the very center of our […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Community, Featured, Food & Wine, Heritage, Life Style, Religion

Travel: TAP Portugal offering direct flights from Newark to Porto – Portugal

23 June 2016

TAP Portugal is now offering a twice-weekly flight between Newark and Porto, mainland Portugal, in addition to daily non-stop direct flights to Lisbon from John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) in New York and the Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts. Tap Portugal has also increased its seasonal offer with direct daily flights to Lisbon from Miami […]

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Posted in Awards, Brazil, Community, Featured, Organizations, People, Portugal, Travel, World

Terceira: Angra do Heroísmo honors Vasco da Gama with statue – Azores

20 June 2016

Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama (c.1460-1524), the first navigator to sail directly from Europe to India, was honored with a statue dedicated to him in Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira. The unveiling of the statue, on June 10, memorializes Vasco da Gama’s stop at Terceira island, in 1499, to lay to rest his brother Paulo da […]

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

CACM: Classic Car Rally one of the finest in the world – Madeira

18 June 2016

For the twenty eight consecutive year, the Madeira Classic Car Club (CACM) is organizing the Madeira Classic Car Rally, taking place on June 25-26, one of the finest displays of antique and classic cars in the world. The tour includes a large fleet of beautifully restored classic and vintage cars. All vehicles entering the competition […]

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Posted in Featured, Heritage, Madeira, Organizations, People, Sports, Travel, World

Book: ’38 School Street – A Memoir’ by George Monteiro – Editor’s Note

17 June 2016

George Monteiro never intended to write a memoir. But as the stories, poems, and sketches about his childhood in a Depression-Era New England mill town began to pile up, he found that he was writing a composite memoir of Valley Falls, Rhode Island and its Portuguese American community. Like his parents, many of these people […]

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

Literature: Revered translator Gregory Rabassa has died – Branford, CT

14 June 2016

Gregory Rabassa, 94, revered American literary translator from Spanish and Portuguese to English, died June 13, in Branford, Connecticut. He translated major works by Portuguese, Brazilian and Latin American novelists, including Gabriel García Márquez, Julio Cortázar, Mario Vargas Llosa, Jorge Amado, Clarice Lispector, and Machado de Assis among many others. Gregory Rabassa translated works by […]

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

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