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Science: New small dinosaur species discovered – Portugal Gender: Female diplomats climbing through the ranks Honored: TAP Air Portugal names aircraft after Aristides de Sousa Mendes Sports:  SATA Airlines hosting the 2014 ASP Men Travel: Why the Serra da Estrela is the star of central Portugal
 

Science: New small dinosaur species discovered – Portugal

Portuguese and Spanish paleontologists revealed on Tuesday they had discovered a completely new species of dinosaur which they believe to be the smallest herbivorous dinosaur found in Portugal. According to the paleontologists, it is probably the tiniest of all plant-eating dinosaurs found, apparently still growing, and that when fully grown would have become larger. “It’s one […]

Gender: Female diplomats climbing through the ranks – By Len Port

By Len Port, Contributor(*) The arrival in Lisbon of a new woman ambassador representing the United Kingdom is another indication that the gender gap in diplomatic circles is narrowing, but equality is still some way off. Throughout most of history, ‘manliness’ was deemed an essential ingredient in the conduct of international politics. The English diplomat […]

Honored: TAP Air Portugal names aircraft after Aristides de Sousa Mendes – Portugal

TAP Air Portugal has named its newest Airbus A319, the CS-TTV, after Aristides de Sousa Mendes as a tribute to the Portuguese Consul in Bordeaux, France, who saved thousands of lives at the time of Germany’s invasion of France during World War II.  The honor marks the 60th anniversary of the diplomat’s death. The “Aristides […]

Sports: SATA Airlines hosting the 2014 ASP Men’s Prime world surf competition – Azores

SATA Airline is hosting the sixth edition of the “SATA Airline Azores Pro” surf competition, the fourth stop on the European Qualifying Series with the participation of 100 world athletes including 14 top surfers from the Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour. Starting Tuesday, September 2 through September 7, the event is being held at the […]

Travel: Why the Serra da Estrela is the star of central Portugal – By Julie Dawn Fox

By Julie Dawn Fox, Contributor (*) The muted clanging of sheep and goat bells drifts up from the valley to where I’m standing. Coupled with the pure mountain air and magnificent views of rocky ridges and distant plains, it’s idyllic indeed. So lovely that I’m kicking myself for putting off exploring the Serra da Estrela […]

Science: New small dinosaur species discovered – Portugal

17 September 2014

Portuguese and Spanish paleontologists revealed on Tuesday they had discovered a completely new species of dinosaur which they believe to be the smallest herbivorous dinosaur found in Portugal. According to the paleontologists, it is probably the tiniest of all plant-eating dinosaurs found, apparently still growing, and that when fully grown would have become larger. “It’s one […]

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Posted in Featured, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

Gender: Female diplomats climbing through the ranks – By Len Port

11 September 2014

By Len Port, Contributor(*) The arrival in Lisbon of a new woman ambassador representing the United Kingdom is another indication that the gender gap in diplomatic circles is narrowing, but equality is still some way off. Throughout most of history, ‘manliness’ was deemed an essential ingredient in the conduct of international politics. The English diplomat […]

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Posted in Business, Featured, Politics, Portugal

Honored: TAP Air Portugal names aircraft after Aristides de Sousa Mendes – Portugal

11 September 2014

TAP Air Portugal has named its newest Airbus A319, the CS-TTV, after Aristides de Sousa Mendes as a tribute to the Portuguese Consul in Bordeaux, France, who saved thousands of lives at the time of Germany’s invasion of France during World War II.  The honor marks the 60th anniversary of the diplomat’s death. The “Aristides […]

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

Sports: SATA Airlines hosting the 2014 ASP Men’s Prime world surf competition – Azores

01 September 2014

SATA Airline is hosting the sixth edition of the “SATA Airline Azores Pro” surf competition, the fourth stop on the European Qualifying Series with the participation of 100 world athletes including 14 top surfers from the Samsung Galaxy ASP World Championship Tour. Starting Tuesday, September 2 through September 7, the event is being held at the […]

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Posted in Azores, Entertainment, Featured, Organizations, People, São Miguel, Sports, World

Travel: Why the Serra da Estrela is the star of central Portugal – By Julie Dawn Fox

31 August 2014

By Julie Dawn Fox, Contributor (*) The muted clanging of sheep and goat bells drifts up from the valley to where I’m standing. Coupled with the pure mountain air and magnificent views of rocky ridges and distant plains, it’s idyllic indeed. So lovely that I’m kicking myself for putting off exploring the Serra da Estrela […]

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Posted in Featured, Heritage, Portugal, Travel

Community: President Vasco Cordeiro visits the West Coast – Hilmar, California

27 August 2014

The President of the Government of the Azores, Vasco Cordeiro, is in California for a three-day official visit with stops in Sacramento, San Jose, Tulare and Hilmar. On Tuesday, President Cordeiro met in Sacramento with State Governor, Jerry Brown, where he spoke of the importance of strengthening the cultural and affective ties between the Azorean […]

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

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