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Book: Travel: Executive decision opens Azorean air space to international competition – Azores Community: Portuguese American writers to present reading events – KSFS Book: Women, Crime, and Forgiveness in Early Modern Portugal – Editor’s Note Travel: A day trip to Quinta da Aveleda and another place in time
 

Book: ‘The Day of Atonement: A Novel’ by David Liss – Editor’s Note

The bestselling author of such novels as A Conspiracy of Paper and The Whiskey Rebels continues his masterly run of “atmospheric” (The Washington Post), “page-turning” (The Baltimore Sun), “tremendously smart” (Newsweek) historical thrillers. In The Day of Atonement, David Liss blends meticulous period detail with crackling adventure in the tale of one man’s quest for […]

Travel: Executive decision opens Azorean air space to international competition – Azores

Following a recent executive decision, by the central Government of Portugal and the regional Government of the Azores, effective March 29 private airlines will be allowed to establish domestic flights between mainland Portugal and the Azores. Under the new agreement between the central and regional governments, domestic flights from mainland Portugal (Lisbon and Porto) to […]

Community: Portuguese American writers to present reading events – KSFS

A group of Portuguese American writers, organized by “Kale for the Soul’ (KSFS), is presenting a series of reading events featuring João Martins, PaulA Neves, Marina Carreira , Maggie Felisberto, Millicent Borges Accardi, Carlos J. Queirós, Amy Sayre Baptista, Carlo Matos and Paula Neves. Participants will read work about their Portuguese heritage and the immigration […]

Book: Women, Crime, and Forgiveness in Early Modern Portugal – Editor’s Note

Looking at the experiences of women in early modern Portugal in the context of crime and forgiveness, this study demonstrates the extent to which judicial and quasi-judicial records can be used to examine the implications of crime in women’s lives, whether as victims or culprits. The foundational basis for this study is two sets of […]

Travel: A day trip to Quinta da Aveleda and another place in time – Portugal

By Joy Hanford, Contributor (*) With Spring arriving in the north of Portugal my family and I are ready to shake off the waterlogged winter, embrace the bloom and quickly fill up our weekends and holidays with as many day trips as possible. There are no shortages of palaces, convents and castles to visit, hikes […]

Book: ‘The Day of Atonement: A Novel’ by David Liss – Editor’s Note

31 March 2015

The bestselling author of such novels as A Conspiracy of Paper and The Whiskey Rebels continues his masterly run of “atmospheric” (The Washington Post), “page-turning” (The Baltimore Sun), “tremendously smart” (Newsweek) historical thrillers. In The Day of Atonement, David Liss blends meticulous period detail with crackling adventure in the tale of one man’s quest for […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Entertainment, Featured, Portugal

Travel: Executive decision opens Azorean air space to international competition – Azores

31 March 2015

Following a recent executive decision, by the central Government of Portugal and the regional Government of the Azores, effective March 29 private airlines will be allowed to establish domestic flights between mainland Portugal and the Azores. Under the new agreement between the central and regional governments, domestic flights from mainland Portugal (Lisbon and Porto) to […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Organizations, People, Portugal, São Miguel, Terceira, Travel, World

Community: Portuguese American writers to present reading events – KSFS

30 March 2015

A group of Portuguese American writers, organized by “Kale for the Soul’ (KSFS), is presenting a series of reading events featuring João Martins, PaulA Neves, Marina Carreira , Maggie Felisberto, Millicent Borges Accardi, Carlos J. Queirós, Amy Sayre Baptista, Carlo Matos and Paula Neves. Participants will read work about their Portuguese heritage and the immigration […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Community, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, World

Book: Women, Crime, and Forgiveness in Early Modern Portugal – Editor’s Note

28 March 2015

Looking at the experiences of women in early modern Portugal in the context of crime and forgiveness, this study demonstrates the extent to which judicial and quasi-judicial records can be used to examine the implications of crime in women’s lives, whether as victims or culprits. The foundational basis for this study is two sets of […]

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

Travel: A day trip to Quinta da Aveleda and another place in time – Portugal

27 March 2015

By Joy Hanford, Contributor (*) With Spring arriving in the north of Portugal my family and I are ready to shake off the waterlogged winter, embrace the bloom and quickly fill up our weekends and holidays with as many day trips as possible. There are no shortages of palaces, convents and castles to visit, hikes […]

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Posted in Business, Featured, Food & Wine, Home & Garden, Life Style, Portugal, Travel

FLAD: University of the Azores gets grant for exchange program with United States – Portugal

26 March 2015

The Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) and the University of the Azores have signed a new protocol which provides funds from FLAD to promote travel between the University of the Azores and research institutions in the United States. FLAD has committed to a grant of €100.000 to the initiative starting in 2015. Faculty, researchers, undergraduate and […]

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Posted in Awards, Community, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal, São Miguel, Scholarships, Travel, World

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