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Book | Salazar: A Political Biography | By Filipe Ribeiro de Meneses – Editor’s Note Atlantic Diet | Portuguese gastronomy inspires new diet trend – JAMA Opinion | NATO according to Trump most alarming news | Len Port World Champion: Swimmer Diogo Ribeiro won the Gold Medal – Doha, Qatar Book | Patterns of Portugal: A Journey | by Christine Chitnis – Editor’s Note
 

Book | Salazar: A Political Biography | By Filipe Ribeiro de Meneses – Editor’s Note

Salazar: A Political Biography is the definitive biography of the longstanding Portuguese dictator. António de Oliveira Salazar entered the government of Portugal when Herbert Hoover was president and ended his political career at the end of the Johnson administration. He remained in power for forty years (1928–1968), one of the longest tenures in modern history. Unlike […]

Atlantic Diet | Portuguese gastronomy inspires new diet trend – JAMA

A recent study published in JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) has determined that after researchers looked at 574 participants over six months, the traditional diet of northern Portugal and northwestern Spain may be beneficial for heart health and lowering the risk of dying early from cancer.  The study “Southern European Traditional Atlantic Diet,” […]

Opinion | NATO according to Trump most alarming news | Len Port

By Len Port The most alarming news this week for Portugal and the rest of Europe has been Donald Trump’s threat to abandon NATO because some members were “not paying their bills.” He said he told a NATO ally that he would encourage Russia “to do whatever the hell they want to ‘delinquent’ members.” It […]

World Champion: Swimmer Diogo Ribeiro won the Gold Medal – Doha, Qatar

Portuguese swimmer, Diogo Ribeiro. won the Gold Medal in the 50-meter butterfly category, becoming the world champion at the 2024 Swimming World Championships taking place in Doha, Qatar. Diogo Ribeiro completed the distance in 22.97 seconds, ahead of North American Michael Andrew (23.07) and Australian Cameron McEvoy (23.08). Speaking after becoming World Champion, Diogo Ribeiro […]

Book | Patterns of Portugal: A Journey | by Christine Chitnis – Editor’s Note

In this gorgeous book, writer and photographer Christine Chitnis invites you to celebrate the unique, timeless beauty of Portugal through the stunning designs and hues that define Portugal’s countryside, coast, small towns, and cosmopolitan cities. This collection features over 200 stunning photographs that illustrate the ways that color and pattern are woven into the very […]

Book | Salazar: A Political Biography | By Filipe Ribeiro de Meneses – Editor’s Note

23 February 2024

Salazar: A Political Biography is the definitive biography of the longstanding Portuguese dictator. António de Oliveira Salazar entered the government of Portugal when Herbert Hoover was president and ended his political career at the end of the Johnson administration. He remained in power for forty years (1928–1968), one of the longest tenures in modern history. Unlike […]

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

Atlantic Diet | Portuguese gastronomy inspires new diet trend – JAMA

21 February 2024

A recent study published in JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) has determined that after researchers looked at 574 participants over six months, the traditional diet of northern Portugal and northwestern Spain may be beneficial for heart health and lowering the risk of dying early from cancer.  The study “Southern European Traditional Atlantic Diet,” […]

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Posted in Featured, Food & Wine, Heritage, Organizations, Portugal, World

Opinion | NATO according to Trump most alarming news | Len Port

15 February 2024

By Len Port The most alarming news this week for Portugal and the rest of Europe has been Donald Trump’s threat to abandon NATO because some members were “not paying their bills.” He said he told a NATO ally that he would encourage Russia “to do whatever the hell they want to ‘delinquent’ members.” It […]

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Posted in Azores, Featured, Madeira, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

World Champion: Swimmer Diogo Ribeiro won the Gold Medal – Doha, Qatar

13 February 2024

Portuguese swimmer, Diogo Ribeiro. won the Gold Medal in the 50-meter butterfly category, becoming the world champion at the 2024 Swimming World Championships taking place in Doha, Qatar. Diogo Ribeiro completed the distance in 22.97 seconds, ahead of North American Michael Andrew (23.07) and Australian Cameron McEvoy (23.08). Speaking after becoming World Champion, Diogo Ribeiro […]

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Posted in Awards, Featured, People, Portugal, Sports, World

Book | Patterns of Portugal: A Journey | by Christine Chitnis – Editor’s Note

06 February 2024

In this gorgeous book, writer and photographer Christine Chitnis invites you to celebrate the unique, timeless beauty of Portugal through the stunning designs and hues that define Portugal’s countryside, coast, small towns, and cosmopolitan cities. This collection features over 200 stunning photographs that illustrate the ways that color and pattern are woven into the very […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Featured, Heritage, Photography, Portugal

Opinion | Algarve is perfect for growing cannabis – Len Port

05 February 2024

By Len Port A Danish company has started producing large quantities of medical cannabis, in Algarve, on a farm in the municipality of Lagoa, where it is being grown within strict legal and security rules for medicinal cannabis. The company aims to export to several countries in Europe from the middle of this year. Scientists […]

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