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2014: Holiday Reading Picks for Booklovers News Alert:  ETAN exposes East-Timor policies hostile to democracy and the rule of law Update: A new shake-up in the Madeleine Mccann case? By Len Port Terceira: US Congress to reconsider strategic relevance of Lajes Airfield Book: ‘Chasing the Dream’ – By JC de Melo – Editor’s Note
 

2014: Holiday Reading Picks for Booklovers – by Millicent Accardi

By Millicent Borges Accardi, Contributor (*) This holiday season as a contributor to the Portuguese American Journal (PAJ), it only seems appropriate that I should present my own selected Christmas Gift List, featuring poetry, fiction, non-fiction and other media by and about Luso writers mostly in English, but some bilingual and one book in Portuguese. […]

News Alert: ETAN exposes East-Timor policies hostile to democracy and the rule of law

In a prepared statement, dated December 15, 2014, the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN), a human rights watch group based in the United States, alerts the international community to recent events in East-Timor (Timor-Leste) that are hostile to democracy and undermines the rule of law in the former Portuguese colony. Established in 1991, […]

Update: A new shake-up in the Madeleine Mccann case? By Len Port

By Len Port, Contributor(*) The Operation Grange investigation by the Metropolitan Police into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann is said to be “upbeat” and set to continue despite mounting costs, a top resignation and apparently still no breakthrough in sight. The latest episode in this extraordinary case, with Scotland Yard detectives questioning ten people in […]

Terceira: US Congress to reconsider strategic relevance of Lajes Airfield – Azores

The US House of Representatives has requested a “specific revaluation” on the strategic relevance for the United States of the of Lajes Airfield on Terceira, Azores, under the current $585 billion Defense Authorization Bill (approved December 4) for the fiscal year 2015. Accordingly, the US Administration is prevented from reducing military personnel at Lajes Airfield […]

Book: ‘Chasing the Dream’ – By JC de Melo – Editor’s Note

Ben and Silvio are best friends from a remote island in the Azores with big dreams of coming to America. They each marry an American woman in order to emigrate. Margaret and Charlotte, niece and aunt, offer the young men a home, and they establish a loving extended family. Ben and Silvio’s lives in California, […]

Travel Alert: Executive order challenges TAP resolve to strike – Portugal

19 December 2014

The government of Portugal has issued a “civil request,” an executive order to prevent TAP Air Portugal from striking December 27 through December 30, the busiest days of the holiday season. Evoking “extraordinary measures” the government summoned a special “Labor Requisition” last imposed in the country in 1997. Under Portugal’s constitution, a range of measures […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Madeira, Organizations, People, Portugal, Travel, World

2014: Holiday Reading Picks for Booklovers – by Millicent Accardi

17 December 2014

By Millicent Borges Accardi, Contributor (*) This holiday season as a contributor to the Portuguese American Journal (PAJ), it only seems appropriate that I should present my own selected Christmas Gift List, featuring poetry, fiction, non-fiction and other media by and about Luso writers mostly in English, but some bilingual and one book in Portuguese. […]

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

News Alert: ETAN exposes East-Timor policies hostile to democracy and the rule of law

16 December 2014

In a prepared statement, dated December 15, 2014, the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN), a human rights watch group based in the United States, alerts the international community to recent events in East-Timor (Timor-Leste) that are hostile to democracy and undermines the rule of law in the former Portuguese colony. Established in 1991, […]

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Posted in East Timor, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Politics, Portugal, World

Update: A new shake-up in the Madeleine Mccann case? By Len Port

15 December 2014

By Len Port, Contributor(*) The Operation Grange investigation by the Metropolitan Police into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann is said to be “upbeat” and set to continue despite mounting costs, a top resignation and apparently still no breakthrough in sight. The latest episode in this extraordinary case, with Scotland Yard detectives questioning ten people in […]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

Terceira: US Congress to reconsider strategic relevance of Lajes Airfield – Azores

14 December 2014

The US House of Representatives has requested a “specific revaluation” on the strategic relevance for the United States of the of Lajes Airfield on Terceira, Azores, under the current $585 billion Defense Authorization Bill (approved December 4) for the fiscal year 2015. Accordingly, the US Administration is prevented from reducing military personnel at Lajes Airfield […]

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

Book: ‘Chasing the Dream’ – By JC de Melo – Editor’s Note

13 December 2014

Ben and Silvio are best friends from a remote island in the Azores with big dreams of coming to America. They each marry an American woman in order to emigrate. Margaret and Charlotte, niece and aunt, offer the young men a home, and they establish a loving extended family. Ben and Silvio’s lives in California, […]

Read the full story

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

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