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Travel: Azores Airlines offers Cyber Monday round trip specials – Boston, MA IPMA: The International Portuguese Music Awards 2018 – New Bedford, MA Portugal: The largest recipient of emigrant remittances from the European Union Best Artist: Shawn Mendes wins big at the MTV Europe Music Awards Canada: Cannabis producer builds cultivation facility in Cantanhede
 

Travel: Azores Airlines offers Cyber Monday round trip specials – Boston, MA

Azores Airlines will offer a special promotion for Cyber Monday. In fact, it will start on Black Friday – between November 22nd to November 29th – book in a special price of $449 including taxes round trip from Boston to the Azores Islands. Flights to Ponta Delgada, Portugal, from Boston Logan available for the four […]

IPMA: The International Portuguese Music Awards 2018 – New Bedford, MA

By Millicent Accardi (*) For the uninitiated, the International Portuguese Music Awards (IPMAs) are the only music awards in which anyone of Portuguese ancestry is eligible, regardless of where in the world they reside or whether they are professional or amateur musicians. Also, songs can be sung in any language, which makes for a unique playing […]

Portugal: The largest recipient of emigrant remittances from the European Union – Eurostat

Portugal is the largest recipient of expatriate workers’ remittances, among the Europe Union Member States, with a total of €3,343 million, according to data (2016) released on Monday by Eurostat. With the largest share, Portugal is followed by Poland (€3,014 million), the United Kingdom (€2,454 million) and Romania (€2,449 million). Portuguese expatriate workers residing in […]

Best Artist: Shawn Mendes wins big at the MTV Europe Music Awards – London, UK

Portuguese Canadian pop singer, Shawn Mendes, won Best Artist prize Sunday at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs), held Sunday at the SSE Arena, in Wembly, London (UK). Mendes, 19, performed “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back,” the winner of “Best Song.” also won the “Best Fans” award beating big names such as Drake, Arianna Grande, […]

Canada: Cannabis producer builds cultivation facility in Cantanhede – Portugal

Canadian cannabis producer Tilray is investing about $29.5 million in a medical cannabis operation in Portugal. Tilray, a company certified in medical cannabis research and production, has secured all the licenses to export cannabis seeds and clones to be cultivated at the Biocant Research Park, in Cantanhede, Portugal, about 220 kilometers north of Lisbon. The […]

Travel: Azores Airlines offers Cyber Monday round trip specials – Boston, MA

16 November 2017

Azores Airlines will offer a special promotion for Cyber Monday. In fact, it will start on Black Friday – between November 22nd to November 29th – book in a special price of $449 including taxes round trip from Boston to the Azores Islands. Flights to Ponta Delgada, Portugal, from Boston Logan available for the four […]

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IPMA: The International Portuguese Music Awards 2018 – New Bedford, MA

14 November 2017

By Millicent Accardi (*) For the uninitiated, the International Portuguese Music Awards (IPMAs) are the only music awards in which anyone of Portuguese ancestry is eligible, regardless of where in the world they reside or whether they are professional or amateur musicians. Also, songs can be sung in any language, which makes for a unique playing […]

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Posted in Awards, Community, Entertainment, Featured, Heritage, Music, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

Portugal: The largest recipient of emigrant remittances from the European Union – Eurostat

13 November 2017

Portugal is the largest recipient of expatriate workers’ remittances, among the Europe Union Member States, with a total of €3,343 million, according to data (2016) released on Monday by Eurostat. With the largest share, Portugal is followed by Poland (€3,014 million), the United Kingdom (€2,454 million) and Romania (€2,449 million). Portuguese expatriate workers residing in […]

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Posted in Featured, Heritage, People, Portugal, World

Best Artist: Shawn Mendes wins big at the MTV Europe Music Awards – London, UK

13 November 2017

Portuguese Canadian pop singer, Shawn Mendes, won Best Artist prize Sunday at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs), held Sunday at the SSE Arena, in Wembly, London (UK). Mendes, 19, performed “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back,” the winner of “Best Song.” also won the “Best Fans” award beating big names such as Drake, Arianna Grande, […]

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Posted in Awards, Community, Featured, Heritage, Music, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

Canada: Cannabis producer builds cultivation facility in Cantanhede – Portugal

10 November 2017

Canadian cannabis producer Tilray is investing about $29.5 million in a medical cannabis operation in Portugal. Tilray, a company certified in medical cannabis research and production, has secured all the licenses to export cannabis seeds and clones to be cultivated at the Biocant Research Park, in Cantanhede, Portugal, about 220 kilometers north of Lisbon. The […]

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

Festival: Portuguese and Canadian filmmakers promote cultural exchange – Canada

07 November 2017

By Cristina Ogden, Contributor (*) Recent film festivals in Portugal and Canada highlight this year’s cinematic exchange between the two countries. The 2017 edition of the European Union Film Festival in Toronto includes the Canadian premiere of Saint George (São Jorge). The troika bailout measures that affected Portugal in the 2010s plays out in Saint […]

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