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Ablaze:  Deadly forest fires kill 37 more victims – Portugal Ophelia: Islands brace for hurricane strength storm this weekend Travel: Portugal awarded ‘Europe’s Leading Tourism Destination’ – St. Petersburg, Russia Heritage: 60th anniversary of the Capelinhos Volcano  eruption – Faial, Azores Travel: Delta Airlines announces service to Ponta Delgada and Lisbon
 

Ablaze: Deadly forest fires kill 37 more victims – Portugal

Portugal declared a state of emergency in areas north of Lisbon, after at least 37 people have died victims of wildfires spreading over the weekend. Seven people feared dead were still missing on Tuesday. The fires injured 56 people, 16 of them seriously. On the weekend, about 524 fast moving fires were reported in the […]

Ophelia: Islands brace for hurricane strength storm this weekend – Azores

Weather system Ophelia, a Category 1 storm, is slowly moving through the Atlantic Ocean toward the Azores where it is expected to reach hurricane strength this weekend. The storm is also expected to hit the United Kingdom next week as a powerful post-tropical system. On Thursday morning, the National Hurricane Center said Ophelia was 725 […]

Travel: Portugal awarded ‘Europe’s Leading Tourism Destination’ – St. Petersburg, Russia

Portugal was nominated for the first time as ‘Europe’s Leading Tourism Destination’ at the World Travel Awards, in St. Petersburg (Russia). Portugal won 30% of the prizes in the competition that has become known as the “Oscars of Tourism” and took 33 awards, 13 more it won last year. At the awards ceremony, Portugal was […]

Heritage: 60th anniversary of the Capelinhos Volcano  eruption – Faial, Azores

The Azores are commemorating the 60th anniversary of the eruption of Capelinhos Volcano, on Faial island. The volcanic event, which lasted 13 months, began on September 27, 1957 and ended on 24 October of the following year.  The celebrations begin September 27 through October 24 of next year. The eruption burst in the sea, about […]

Travel: Delta Airlines announces service to Ponta Delgada and Lisbon – Portugal

Delta Airlines has announced more options for costumers travelling between the United States and Europe including flights to Ponta Delgada and Lisbon. Delta, the leading airline flying across the Atlantic with more total departures, destinations and seats than any other airline, will start offering New York-JFK to Ponta Delgada-Azores next year, beginning May 24 – […]

Ablaze: Deadly forest fires kill 37 more victims – Portugal

17 October 2017

Portugal declared a state of emergency in areas north of Lisbon, after at least 37 people have died victims of wildfires spreading over the weekend. Seven people feared dead were still missing on Tuesday. The fires injured 56 people, 16 of them seriously. On the weekend, about 524 fast moving fires were reported in the […]

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Posted in Featured, Heritage, People, Portugal, World

Ophelia: Islands brace for hurricane strength storm this weekend – Azores

12 October 2017

Weather system Ophelia, a Category 1 storm, is slowly moving through the Atlantic Ocean toward the Azores where it is expected to reach hurricane strength this weekend. The storm is also expected to hit the United Kingdom next week as a powerful post-tropical system. On Thursday morning, the National Hurricane Center said Ophelia was 725 […]

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Posted in Azores, Featured, Organizations, People, World

Travel: Portugal awarded ‘Europe’s Leading Tourism Destination’ – St. Petersburg, Russia

02 October 2017

Portugal was nominated for the first time as ‘Europe’s Leading Tourism Destination’ at the World Travel Awards, in St. Petersburg (Russia). Portugal won 30% of the prizes in the competition that has become known as the “Oscars of Tourism” and took 33 awards, 13 more it won last year. At the awards ceremony, Portugal was […]

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Posted in Awards, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal, Travel, World

Heritage: 60th anniversary of the Capelinhos Volcano  eruption – Faial, Azores

27 September 2017

The Azores are commemorating the 60th anniversary of the eruption of Capelinhos Volcano, on Faial island. The volcanic event, which lasted 13 months, began on September 27, 1957 and ended on 24 October of the following year.  The celebrations begin September 27 through October 24 of next year. The eruption burst in the sea, about […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Faial, Featured, Heritage, Organizations

Travel: Delta Airlines announces service to Ponta Delgada and Lisbon – Portugal

22 September 2017

Delta Airlines has announced more options for costumers travelling between the United States and Europe including flights to Ponta Delgada and Lisbon. Delta, the leading airline flying across the Atlantic with more total departures, destinations and seats than any other airline, will start offering New York-JFK to Ponta Delgada-Azores next year, beginning May 24 – […]

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Posted in Azores, Business, Community, Featured, Organizations, People, Portugal, Travel, World

CETA: Canadian MP Julie Dzerowicz seeking new bilateral partnerships – Portugal

20 September 2017

By Cristina Ogden Canadian Federal Member of Parliament, Julie Dzerowicz has encouraged Portuguese women to aspire to fill positions in politics and in corporate boardrooms while on a recent visit to Portugal. The visit also highlighted the relationship between the Azores region and Canada before the implementation of a major free trade agreement between Canada […]

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Posted in Azores, Business, Community, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Politics, Portugal

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