Portuguese American Journal

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Book | The Colonial World: A History of European Empires | By Robert Aldrich Opinion | All this weird weather is likely to worsen Travel alert: SATA Airlines to raise airfares 200% next summer Book | Leaving Pico: A Novel | by Frank X. Gaspar Opinion | Portugal and Spain to become the powerhouse of Europe
 

Book | The Colonial World: A History of European Empires | By Robert Aldrich & Andreas Stucki

The Colonial World: A History of European Empires, 1780s to the Present provides the most authoritative, in-depth overview on European imperialism available. It synthesizes recent developments in the study of European empires and provides new perspectives on European colonialism and the challenges to it. With a post-1800 focus and extensive background coverage tracing the subject to […]

Opinion | All this weird weather is likely to worsen – By Len Port

The weather in Portugal and everywhere else in the world has been bizarre this January and past year. Climate experts warn it is likely to get worse the rest of this year and much worse in 2024. Despite bright sunshine and blue skies in keeping with our reputation for mild winters, the Algarve, along with […]

Travel alert: SATA Airlines to raise airfares 200% next summer – Azores

If you are planning to travel to the Azores with your family next summer, think again. The Azores based air carrier, SATA Airlines, in the process of being privatized, has raised its airfares to a hefty 200% next summer. The revelation, reported by Diário dos Açores on Wednesday, is causing quite a storm of protests […]

Book | Leaving Pico: A Novel | by Frank X. Gaspar

This new 3rd edition of Leaving Pico makes Frank X. Gaspar’s award-winning coming-of-age novel accessible to a new generation the insular Portuguese fishing community of Provincetown (MA), where Josie Carvalho’s life has been shaped by the annual influx of summer tourists and his great aunt’s fervent, if idiosyncratic, Catholicism. The counterweight to these forces has […]

Opinion | Portugal and Spain to become the powerhouse of Europe – By Len Port

Portugal and Spain are predicted to become the powerhouse of Europe by producing and exporting large quantities of green hydrogen. As the need to limit global warming intensifies, we are now at a critical turning point to replace all fossil fuels with renewables. While Portugal is pressing ahead with hydro, solar and wind power, green […]

Book | The Colonial World: A History of European Empires | By Robert Aldrich & Andreas Stucki

04 February 2023

The Colonial World: A History of European Empires, 1780s to the Present provides the most authoritative, in-depth overview on European imperialism available. It synthesizes recent developments in the study of European empires and provides new perspectives on European colonialism and the challenges to it. With a post-1800 focus and extensive background coverage tracing the subject to […]

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

Opinion | All this weird weather is likely to worsen – By Len Port

03 February 2023

The weather in Portugal and everywhere else in the world has been bizarre this January and past year. Climate experts warn it is likely to get worse the rest of this year and much worse in 2024. Despite bright sunshine and blue skies in keeping with our reputation for mild winters, the Algarve, along with […]

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Posted in Featured, Portugal, World

Travel alert: SATA Airlines to raise airfares 200% next summer – Azores

02 February 2023

If you are planning to travel to the Azores with your family next summer, think again. The Azores based air carrier, SATA Airlines, in the process of being privatized, has raised its airfares to a hefty 200% next summer. The revelation, reported by Diário dos Açores on Wednesday, is causing quite a storm of protests […]

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Posted in Azores, Cape Verde, Community, Featured, Madeira, Portugal, Travel, World

Book | Leaving Pico: A Novel | by Frank X. Gaspar

24 January 2023

This new 3rd edition of Leaving Pico makes Frank X. Gaspar’s award-winning coming-of-age novel accessible to a new generation the insular Portuguese fishing community of Provincetown (MA), where Josie Carvalho’s life has been shaped by the annual influx of summer tourists and his great aunt’s fervent, if idiosyncratic, Catholicism. The counterweight to these forces has […]

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

Opinion | Portugal and Spain to become the powerhouse of Europe – By Len Port

24 January 2023

Portugal and Spain are predicted to become the powerhouse of Europe by producing and exporting large quantities of green hydrogen. As the need to limit global warming intensifies, we are now at a critical turning point to replace all fossil fuels with renewables. While Portugal is pressing ahead with hydro, solar and wind power, green […]

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Posted in Featured, Portugal, World

Community: Carnegie Museum celebrates Portuguese immigrant experience – California

24 January 2023

The Carnegie Museum is featuring an exhibit celebrating the many contributions of the Portuguese American community in Kings County, Hanford, California’s Central Valley. The “Retalhos: A Portuguese History of Kings County” opening is taking place on January 27, and will stay open year-long, each Friday, on Saturday and Sunday, from 1:00p to 5:00pm. Co-curated by […]

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