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Community: Strengthening partnerships with Portugal and the Lusophone world Travel: Summer study in Lisbon open to all university majors – UMass Lowell, MA Parliament: Pets allowed in restaurants and other commercial establishments Named: Augustina Bessa-Luís and Manuel Alegre for Nobel Prize São Miguel: Recurrent seismic activity considered above normal values
 

Community: Strengthening partnerships with Portugal and the Lusophone world – UMass Dartmouth, MA

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chancellor, Robert E. Johnson, visited this week the Catholic University and the Camões Institute in Lisbon, to strengthen partnerships with the Portuguese-American community, Portugal and the Lusophone world. Chancellor Johnson has launched a coordinated effort to strengthen the university’s partnership with the region’s Portuguese-American community and the global Lusophone diaspora. The […]

Travel: Summer study in Lisbon open to all university majors – UMass Lowell, MA

The Saab Center for Portuguese Studies, at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, is sponsoring the 2018 immersive summer study in Lisbon, Portugal, open to all university majors. Application deadline is March 15, 2018. Financial aid may be applicable. Scholarships are available to qualifying students up to $2,500. Participants will enjoy four weeks (June 2-30, 2018) […]

Parliament: Pets allowed in restaurants and other commercial establishments – Portugal

The Portuguese Parliament has approved unanimously a new law permitting pets to accompany their owners into commercial establishments, including shops and restaurants. Effective in May, the law allows pets to enter commercial spaces, properly marked as pet-friendly, when accompanied by their owners. The law requires that pets must be secured with a short leash and […]

Named: Augustina Bessa-Luís and Manuel Alegre for Nobel Prize – Portugal

By Cristina Ogden Portuguese writers Augustina Bessa-Luís and Manuel Alegre are possible candidates for nominations at this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature. The writers’ names have been put forth after a vote by members of the Lisbon Academy of Sciences. The Classe de Letras da Academia de Ciências de Lisboa was invited by The Swedish […]

São Miguel: Recurrent seismic activity considered above normal values – Azores

Authorities in the Azores have alerted the population of São Miguel island for the ongoing recurrent seismic activity which they consider to be “above normal values.” Starting on Sunday shortly before midnight, the tremors continued throughout Monday with multiple recurrent seismic events recorded on the central area of the island. The tremors lasted through the […]

Community: Strengthening partnerships with Portugal and the Lusophone world – UMass Dartmouth, MA

23 February 2018

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chancellor, Robert E. Johnson, visited this week the Catholic University and the Camões Institute in Lisbon, to strengthen partnerships with the Portuguese-American community, Portugal and the Lusophone world. Chancellor Johnson has launched a coordinated effort to strengthen the university’s partnership with the region’s Portuguese-American community and the global Lusophone diaspora. The […]

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

Travel: Summer study in Lisbon open to all university majors – UMass Lowell, MA

22 February 2018

The Saab Center for Portuguese Studies, at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, is sponsoring the 2018 immersive summer study in Lisbon, Portugal, open to all university majors. Application deadline is March 15, 2018. Financial aid may be applicable. Scholarships are available to qualifying students up to $2,500. Participants will enjoy four weeks (June 2-30, 2018) […]

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Posted in Community, Education, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal, Scholarships, Travel, World

Parliament: Pets allowed in restaurants and other commercial establishments – Portugal

21 February 2018

The Portuguese Parliament has approved unanimously a new law permitting pets to accompany their owners into commercial establishments, including shops and restaurants. Effective in May, the law allows pets to enter commercial spaces, properly marked as pet-friendly, when accompanied by their owners. The law requires that pets must be secured with a short leash and […]

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Posted in Featured, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

Named: Augustina Bessa-Luís and Manuel Alegre for Nobel Prize – Portugal

15 February 2018

By Cristina Ogden Portuguese writers Augustina Bessa-Luís and Manuel Alegre are possible candidates for nominations at this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature. The writers’ names have been put forth after a vote by members of the Lisbon Academy of Sciences. The Classe de Letras da Academia de Ciências de Lisboa was invited by The Swedish […]

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

São Miguel: Recurrent seismic activity considered above normal values – Azores

12 February 2018

Authorities in the Azores have alerted the population of São Miguel island for the ongoing recurrent seismic activity which they consider to be “above normal values.” Starting on Sunday shortly before midnight, the tremors continued throughout Monday with multiple recurrent seismic events recorded on the central area of the island. The tremors lasted through the […]

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Posted in Azores, Featured, Heritage, São Miguel, World

Catholic Church: Cardinal demands “life of abstinence” for remarried couples – Portugal

11 February 2018

In a document released by the Cardinal of Lisbon, D. Manuel Clemente, the Catholic Church in Portugal is demanding that Catholic divorced and remarried couples abstain from sexual relations or be denied Confession and Holy Communion. According to the issued rules; couples “in an irregular situation” should lead a “life of abstinence” to access the […]

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Posted in Azores, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal, Religion, World

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