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Travel Alert: TAP Air Portugal to strike on February and March Community: DACA repeal will affect 520 Portuguese dreamers – Washington, DC January 15: Moderate earthquake magnitude 4.9 rattled Alentejo Travel: Portugal holds one of the most powerful passports in the world Portugal: Unhealthy food ban at all public health services providers
 

Travel Alert: TAP Air Portugal to strike on February and March – Portugal

The cabin crew workers of TAP Air Portugal have announced a strike for February 9-11 and partial stoppages starting March 28, according to a motion approved Friday, January 19, at the general assembly of the National Union of Civil Aviation Flight Personnel (SNPVAC). The strikers claim that all possibilities of finding a consensus were exhausted […]

Community: DACA repeal will affect 520 Portuguese dreamers – Washington, DC

Official data released by the Trump Administration reveals that repealing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) will affect 520 undocumented Portuguese immigrants, authorities in Portugal have confirmed. DACA was approved in 2012, by President Barack Obama, to protect undocumented residents who were brought illegally to the country as children. The program was approved conditionally […]

January 15: Moderate earthquake magnitude 4.9 rattled Alentejo – Southern Portugal

An earthquake magnitude 4.9 Richter scale was reported at 11.51am, local time, on Monday morning, in the Alentejo southern region of Portugal. The event felt across the country caused no injuries or destruction, the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IMPA) has confirmed. The earthquake happened in the District of Evora (population 173,700). The […]

Travel: Portugal holds one of the most powerful passports in the world – Henley & Partners

A Portuguese passport holder owns one of the best passports in the world, according the 2018 Passport Index released by Henley & Partners, a prestigious international consulting firm. In 2018, Portugal moved from sixth (2017) to the fifth place in the Henley & Partners passport index. The ranking evaluates passports according to the number of […]

Portugal: Unhealthy food ban at all public health services providers – New Year’s resolution

The Portuguese government is banning all unhealthy foods and drinks from all public health services providers, following the publication of an administrative order published in ‘Diário da República’ the official journal. Thus, health centers and hospitals, as well as any institution of the Ministry of Health, will be prohibited from having vending machines for foods […]

Travel Alert: TAP Air Portugal to strike on February and March – Portugal

22 January 2018

The cabin crew workers of TAP Air Portugal have announced a strike for February 9-11 and partial stoppages starting March 28, according to a motion approved Friday, January 19, at the general assembly of the National Union of Civil Aviation Flight Personnel (SNPVAC). The strikers claim that all possibilities of finding a consensus were exhausted […]

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

Community: DACA repeal will affect 520 Portuguese dreamers – Washington, DC

15 January 2018

Official data released by the Trump Administration reveals that repealing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) will affect 520 undocumented Portuguese immigrants, authorities in Portugal have confirmed. DACA was approved in 2012, by President Barack Obama, to protect undocumented residents who were brought illegally to the country as children. The program was approved conditionally […]

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

January 15: Moderate earthquake magnitude 4.9 rattled Alentejo – Southern Portugal

15 January 2018

An earthquake magnitude 4.9 Richter scale was reported at 11.51am, local time, on Monday morning, in the Alentejo southern region of Portugal. The event felt across the country caused no injuries or destruction, the Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IMPA) has confirmed. The earthquake happened in the District of Evora (population 173,700). The […]

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Posted in Azores, Featured, Heritage, Portugal, World

Travel: Portugal holds one of the most powerful passports in the world – Henley & Partners

13 January 2018

A Portuguese passport holder owns one of the best passports in the world, according the 2018 Passport Index released by Henley & Partners, a prestigious international consulting firm. In 2018, Portugal moved from sixth (2017) to the fifth place in the Henley & Partners passport index. The ranking evaluates passports according to the number of […]

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

Portugal: Unhealthy food ban at all public health services providers – New Year’s resolution

02 January 2018

The Portuguese government is banning all unhealthy foods and drinks from all public health services providers, following the publication of an administrative order published in ‘Diário da República’ the official journal. Thus, health centers and hospitals, as well as any institution of the Ministry of Health, will be prohibited from having vending machines for foods […]

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

Portugal: Thousands leaving the country each year – few returning

28 December 2017

Portugal has acknowledged a persistent negative emigration trend resulting in a migratory deficit – with more young qualified Portuguese leaving the country than returning – and that the country is not attracting those who have left in recent years. According to Secretary of State for the Communities, José Luís Carneiro, in spite of the positive […]

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

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