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Terceira: New geothermal power plant inaugurated – Azores Travel: Azores Airlines offers Cyber Monday round trip specials – Boston, MA IPMA: The International Portuguese Music Awards 2018 – New Bedford, MA Portugal: The largest recipient of emigrant remittances from the European Union Best Artist: Shawn Mendes wins big at the MTV Europe Music Awards
 

Terceira: New geothermal power plant inaugurated – Azores

A new 4 MW geothermal power plant has been inaugurated today in Pico Alto, Terceira island, in a ceremony presided by Vasco Cordeiro, President of the Regional Government of the Azores. With a geothermal portfolio reaching more than 340 MWe and a capacity in operation of 331,5 MWe EXERGY, the Pico Alto Geothermal Power Plant […]

Travel: Azores Airlines offers Cyber Monday round trip specials – Boston, MA

Azores Airlines will offer a special promotion for Cyber Monday. In fact, it will start on Black Friday – between November 22nd to November 29th – book in a special price of $449 including taxes round trip from Boston to the Azores Islands. Flights to Ponta Delgada, Portugal, from Boston Logan available for the four […]

IPMA: The International Portuguese Music Awards 2018 – New Bedford, MA

By Millicent Accardi (*) For the uninitiated, the International Portuguese Music Awards (IPMAs) are the only music awards in which anyone of Portuguese ancestry is eligible, regardless of where in the world they reside or whether they are professional or amateur musicians. Also, songs can be sung in any language, which makes for a unique playing […]

Portugal: The largest recipient of emigrant remittances from the European Union – Eurostat

Portugal is the largest recipient of expatriate workers’ remittances, among the Europe Union Member States, with a total of €3,343 million, according to data (2016) released on Monday by Eurostat. With the largest share, Portugal is followed by Poland (€3,014 million), the United Kingdom (€2,454 million) and Romania (€2,449 million). Portuguese expatriate workers residing in […]

Best Artist: Shawn Mendes wins big at the MTV Europe Music Awards – London, UK

Portuguese Canadian pop singer, Shawn Mendes, won Best Artist prize Sunday at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs), held Sunday at the SSE Arena, in Wembly, London (UK). Mendes, 19, performed “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back,” the winner of “Best Song.” also won the “Best Fans” award beating big names such as Drake, Arianna Grande, […]

Terceira: New geothermal power plant inaugurated – Azores

20 November 2017

A new 4 MW geothermal power plant has been inaugurated today in Pico Alto, Terceira island, in a ceremony presided by Vasco Cordeiro, President of the Regional Government of the Azores. With a geothermal portfolio reaching more than 340 MWe and a capacity in operation of 331,5 MWe EXERGY, the Pico Alto Geothermal Power Plant […]

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Posted in Azores, Featured, Organizations, People, Terceira, World

Travel: Azores Airlines offers Cyber Monday round trip specials – Boston, MA

16 November 2017

Azores Airlines will offer a special promotion for Cyber Monday. In fact, it will start on Black Friday – between November 22nd to November 29th – book in a special price of $449 including taxes round trip from Boston to the Azores Islands. Flights to Ponta Delgada, Portugal, from Boston Logan available for the four […]

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Posted in Azores, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, Travel

IPMA: The International Portuguese Music Awards 2018 – New Bedford, MA

14 November 2017

By Millicent Accardi (*) For the uninitiated, the International Portuguese Music Awards (IPMAs) are the only music awards in which anyone of Portuguese ancestry is eligible, regardless of where in the world they reside or whether they are professional or amateur musicians. Also, songs can be sung in any language, which makes for a unique playing […]

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Posted in Awards, Community, Entertainment, Featured, Heritage, Music, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

Portugal: The largest recipient of emigrant remittances from the European Union – Eurostat

13 November 2017

Portugal is the largest recipient of expatriate workers’ remittances, among the Europe Union Member States, with a total of €3,343 million, according to data (2016) released on Monday by Eurostat. With the largest share, Portugal is followed by Poland (€3,014 million), the United Kingdom (€2,454 million) and Romania (€2,449 million). Portuguese expatriate workers residing in […]

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Posted in Featured, Heritage, People, Portugal, World

Best Artist: Shawn Mendes wins big at the MTV Europe Music Awards – London, UK

13 November 2017

Portuguese Canadian pop singer, Shawn Mendes, won Best Artist prize Sunday at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs), held Sunday at the SSE Arena, in Wembly, London (UK). Mendes, 19, performed “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back,” the winner of “Best Song.” also won the “Best Fans” award beating big names such as Drake, Arianna Grande, […]

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Posted in Awards, Community, Featured, Heritage, Music, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

Canada: Cannabis producer builds cultivation facility in Cantanhede – Portugal

10 November 2017

Canadian cannabis producer Tilray is investing about $29.5 million in a medical cannabis operation in Portugal. Tilray, a company certified in medical cannabis research and production, has secured all the licenses to export cannabis seeds and clones to be cultivated at the Biocant Research Park, in Cantanhede, Portugal, about 220 kilometers north of Lisbon. The […]

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

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