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SiPN: ‘Study in Portugal Network’ is now recruiting US students – Portugal Azores: US lawmakers set to oppose plan to downsize Lajes Field – Washington DC Diplomacy: Portugal to strengthen bilateral relations with Tehran Update: Kate and Gerry McCann suffer legal setback Award: Vilamoura Marina named best in the world
 

SiPN: ‘Study in Portugal Network’ is now recruiting US students – Portugal

The main goal of the program is to encourage more North American students, including students of Portuguese descent, to choose Portugal as an academic destination and to diversify the recruitment regions for Portuguese universities. The SiPN website offers a wide array of course options taught in either English or Portuguese, from various areas of study, […]

Azores: US lawmakers set to oppose plan to downsize Lajes Field – Washington DC

A bipartisan group of US lawmakers has expressed concern that “the Defense Department’s plan to downsize the Lajes Field in Terceira, Azores, will harm U.S. relations with Portugal,” the Air Force Times reported today. According to Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), a member of the Congressional Portuguese American Caucus, “We are nervous about how the Portuguese […]

Diplomacy: Portugal to strengthen bilateral relations with Tehran – Iran

The Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rui Machete, is on a two-day visit to Iran to hold talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and meet with cultural and business leaders in the country. According to Machete, the objective of the visit is to address “common interests and concerns” and to boost cooperation between Portugal and […]

Update: Kate and Gerry McCann suffer legal setback – Portugal

By Len Port, Contributor(*) Kate and Gerry McCann seemed to suffer a setback this week in suing former detective Gonçalo Amaral over his controversial book about the disappearance of their daughter Madeleine. In Lisbon’s Palace of Justice, Judge Maria Emília Melo e Castro handed lawyers in the civil action a written statement evaluating as proven […]

Award: Vilamoura Marina named best in the world – London, UK

Vilamoura Marina, located in Algarve, southern Portugal, was named ‘Best International Marina’ for 2015 in an awards ceremony held in London. The award was voted by international owners of visiting vessels throughout 2014. Marinas are sorted and ranked depending on the quality and versatility of the services they provide. The classification is made of 1 […]

SiPN: ‘Study in Portugal Network’ is now recruiting US students – Portugal

30 January 2015

The main goal of the program is to encourage more North American students, including students of Portuguese descent, to choose Portugal as an academic destination and to diversify the recruitment regions for Portuguese universities. The SiPN website offers a wide array of course options taught in either English or Portuguese, from various areas of study, […]

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

Azores: US lawmakers set to oppose plan to downsize Lajes Field – Washington DC

29 January 2015

A bipartisan group of US lawmakers has expressed concern that “the Defense Department’s plan to downsize the Lajes Field in Terceira, Azores, will harm U.S. relations with Portugal,” the Air Force Times reported today. According to Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), a member of the Congressional Portuguese American Caucus, “We are nervous about how the Portuguese […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Organizations, People, Politics, Portugal, Terceira, World

Diplomacy: Portugal to strengthen bilateral relations with Tehran – Iran

26 January 2015

The Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rui Machete, is on a two-day visit to Iran to hold talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and meet with cultural and business leaders in the country. According to Machete, the objective of the visit is to address “common interests and concerns” and to boost cooperation between Portugal and […]

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

Update: Kate and Gerry McCann suffer legal setback – Portugal

23 January 2015

By Len Port, Contributor(*) Kate and Gerry McCann seemed to suffer a setback this week in suing former detective Gonçalo Amaral over his controversial book about the disappearance of their daughter Madeleine. In Lisbon’s Palace of Justice, Judge Maria Emília Melo e Castro handed lawyers in the civil action a written statement evaluating as proven […]

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Posted in Featured, Life Style, Organizations, People, Portugal

Award: Vilamoura Marina named best in the world – London, UK

18 January 2015

Vilamoura Marina, located in Algarve, southern Portugal, was named ‘Best International Marina’ for 2015 in an awards ceremony held in London. The award was voted by international owners of visiting vessels throughout 2014. Marinas are sorted and ranked depending on the quality and versatility of the services they provide. The classification is made of 1 […]

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Posted in Business, Community, Featured, Food & Wine, Life Style, Portugal, Travel, World

Community: Visiting Professor in Portuguese Studies Program announced – UMass, Lowell

16 January 2015

The Saab-Pedroso Center for Portuguese Culture and Research at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, in partnership with the Luso-American Foundation of Lisbon (Portugal) and the American Foundation/UMass Lowell College of Fine Arts, Humanities, announced the creation of the ‘Social Sciences Visiting Professor in Portuguese Studies Program,’ underwritten in part by community based philanthropists Elisia Saab […]

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

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