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Comment: Relax, silly! It’s summer holiday time! – By Len Port Earthquake:  Portuguese capital hit with tremor magnitude 4.3 Exhibit: The art of Santiago Ribeiro displayed at Times Square – New York, NY Travel: TAP Portugal to return to original brand name Sports: Inês Henriques beats her own record to win global title – London, UK
 

Comment: Relax, silly! It’s summer holiday time! – By Len Port

The tourist trick of grabbing the best available sunbathing spots by laying down early morning towels is said to have been pioneered long ago by the Germans, but they have met their match. The competition used to be fought over poolside sun-loungers and the British learned to become even better at it. Nowadays the beaches […]

Earthquake: Portuguese capital hit with tremor magnitude 4.3 – Portugal

The Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IMPA) has confirmed the occurrence an earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale, registered at 7.44am this morning. The tremor, which struck Sobral de Monte Agraco, 26 miles north-west of Lisbon, lasted about 10 seconds and did not cause any injuries or damage. The earthquake was felt […]

Exhibit: The art of Santiago Ribeiro displayed at Times Square – New York, NY

The art of Portuguese surrealist painter Santiago Ribeiro will be displayed openly at the Times Square’s Nasdaq OMX Group, in New York City. His work will be shown daily, at random, alternately, lasting several minutes in each session, until December 31, 2017. Based in dreams and visions, Ribeiro’s metaphoric surrealist imagery surprises, puzzles and triggers […]

Travel: TAP Portugal to return to original brand name – Portugal

Portugal’s flag carrier, TAP Portugal, will bring back the designation ‘TAP Air Portugal’. The return to the original brand name is scheduled for September 14, as part of the effort to promote the airline’s position in the North American market. The move includes the launching of a new Airbus A330-300, the first aircraft to feature […]

Sports: Inês Henriques beats her own record to win global title – London, UK

Portuguese athlete Inês Henriques beats her own world record by more than 2 minutes to win the inaugural women’s 50-kilometer race walk title, on Sunday, at the IAAF World Championships, at The Mall, in London (UK). Henriques, 37, crossed the finishing line in 4 hours, 5 minutes and 56 seconds, setting a world record and […]

Rosa Alice Branco: Her poetry speaks of perception, sense and empathy – Interview

06 August 2017

By Millicent Accardi, Contributor One of today’s most admired Portuguese-language poets, Rosa Alice Branco, with ten collections of poetry published around the world, has recently been introduced to readers in the United States, with her first bilingual collection, Cattle of the Lord (Milkweed Editions) in English and Portuguese, translated by renowned translator Alexis Levitin (whose […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Entertainment, Featured, Heritage, Interviews, People, Portugal, World

Community: Trump administration to restrict legal immigration – Washington,DC

03 August 2017

President Trump has propose to introduce the RAISE ACT, a new bill restricting legal immigration. Among many resolutions, the new bill would introduce a “point-based” system, reducing the number of “family-sponsored immigrants” and creating a new “non-immigrant classification” for the parents of adult United States citizens. The bill developed by Republican senators Tom Cotton (Arkansas) […]

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Posted in Community, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Politics, World

Trail Run:  Azores Triangle Adventure open to participants – Azores

02 August 2017

The Azores Triangle Adventure (ATR) will take place October 6, 7 & 8 on the islands Faial, Pico, and São Jorge. The competion is a Trail Run race, consisting of a three-stage 100km, 6,000+-meter elevation, across the three islands. The race includes two long races (Blue Island Trail – 70km and Faial Coast to Coast […]

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Posted in Azores, Faial, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Pico, São Jorge, Travel

Community: The 103rd Annual Feast of the Blessed Sacrament – New Bedford, MA

01 August 2017

The 103rd Annual Feast of the Blessed Sacrament is taking place this week, August 3-6. The festival is is all about music, history, food, fun and family. Founded in 1915, by the Portuguese immigrant community of Madeira descent, the event has become one of the largest Portuguese feasts in the United States and the largest […]

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Posted in Community, Entertainment, Featured, Heritage, Madeira, Music, Organizations, People, Religion, World

Heritage: Network of quality Portuguese restaurants around the world – Portugal

27 July 2017

The Government of Portugal, in partnership with the Association of Restaurateurs and Similar Products of Portugal (AHRESP), is developing a project to create, under a brand name, a network of quality Portuguese restaurants around the world. With the support of the Portuguese embassies, the project is already in the process of identifying a number of […]

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Posted in Business, Community, Featured, Food & Wine, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal

Lisbon: Hosting the 2018 Eurovison Song Contest – Portugal

26 July 2017

The 2018 Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, the European Broadcasting Union has confirmed. The event will be held in Portugal for the first time, in 53 years, after Portuguese vocalist Salvador Sobral won the 2017 contest in Kiev. According to Rádio Televisão Portuguesa (RTP), the host broadcaster, the grand event will […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Awards, Entertainment, Featured, Heritage, Music, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

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