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Protest: EU Parliament elections disregard voting rights of Portuguese abroad – TSP Community | Artur Lima guest of honor celebrating Portuguese Heritage Month – California Opinion | António Costa heads for top job in Brussels Terceira | Fifth edition of GLEX Summit returns to Angra do Heroísmo Book | Portugal Since the 2008 Economic Crisis
 

Protest: EU Parliament elections disregard voting rights of Portuguese abroad – TSP

For the Civic Association TSP – [Também Somos Portugueses {We are also Portuguese}] – “it is clear that having only the option of voting in person inhibits greater electoral participation of the Portuguese abroad. That is why it is necessary to relaunch the debate on the amendment of electoral laws as a matter of urgency.” […]

Community | Artur Lima guest of honor celebrating Portuguese Heritage Month – California

The Vice-President of the Regional Government of the Azores, Artur Lima, will participate as the guest of honor in a presentation session dedicated to Portuguese Heritage Month on June 24th. This event, celebrating June as Portuguese Heritage Month in California and honoring the Day of the Azores and Portugal, is sponsored by the California Portuguese-American […]

Opinion | António Costa heads for top job in Brussels – Len Port

By Len Port The Portuguese government and Prime Minister Luis Montenegro’s Democratic Alliance party have fully endorsed the bid by former Prime Minister António Costa to become the next president of the European Council. Costa is the favorite for the job as his nomination is also receiving so much support from leaders in other EU […]

Terceira | Fifth edition of GLEX Summit returns to Angra do Heroísmo – Azores

The fifth edition of GLEX Summit 2024 began in Angra do Heroísmo with inspiring presentations and important revelations. Fabien Cousteau, who opened the event, taking place June 18-19, highlighted the urgency of protecting our planet, which he dubbed the “Oasis Planet”, and announced Proteus, an innovative underwater “space station” scheduled for 2026. This facility, which […]

Book | Portugal Since the 2008 Economic Crisis – by António Costa Pinto – Editor’s Note

Portuguese democracy is now celebrating its 50th anniversary. Portugal joined the European Union (EU) in 1986, but the enduring legacies of the country’s transition process from authoritarianism to democracy became apparent during the European sovereign debt crisis, when Portugal experienced its third bailout since the institutionalization of democratic government. Although the first decade after EU […]

Protest: EU Parliament elections disregard voting rights of Portuguese abroad – TSP

22 June 2024

For the Civic Association TSP – [Também Somos Portugueses {We are also Portuguese}] – “it is clear that having only the option of voting in person inhibits greater electoral participation of the Portuguese abroad. That is why it is necessary to relaunch the debate on the amendment of electoral laws as a matter of urgency.” […]

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

Community | Artur Lima guest of honor celebrating Portuguese Heritage Month – California

21 June 2024

The Vice-President of the Regional Government of the Azores, Artur Lima, will participate as the guest of honor in a presentation session dedicated to Portuguese Heritage Month on June 24th. This event, celebrating June as Portuguese Heritage Month in California and honoring the Day of the Azores and Portugal, is sponsored by the California Portuguese-American […]

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

Opinion | António Costa heads for top job in Brussels – Len Port

21 June 2024

By Len Port The Portuguese government and Prime Minister Luis Montenegro’s Democratic Alliance party have fully endorsed the bid by former Prime Minister António Costa to become the next president of the European Council. Costa is the favorite for the job as his nomination is also receiving so much support from leaders in other EU […]

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

Terceira | Fifth edition of GLEX Summit returns to Angra do Heroísmo – Azores

18 June 2024

The fifth edition of GLEX Summit 2024 began in Angra do Heroísmo with inspiring presentations and important revelations. Fabien Cousteau, who opened the event, taking place June 18-19, highlighted the urgency of protecting our planet, which he dubbed the “Oasis Planet”, and announced Proteus, an innovative underwater “space station” scheduled for 2026. This facility, which […]

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Posted in Azores, Conferences, Featured, Organizations, People, Portugal, Terceira

Book | Portugal Since the 2008 Economic Crisis – by António Costa Pinto – Editor’s Note

14 June 2024

Portuguese democracy is now celebrating its 50th anniversary. Portugal joined the European Union (EU) in 1986, but the enduring legacies of the country’s transition process from authoritarianism to democracy became apparent during the European sovereign debt crisis, when Portugal experienced its third bailout since the institutionalization of democratic government. Although the first decade after EU […]

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Posted in Books, Business, Featured, Politics, Portugal, World

Community | Boston Portuguese Festival returns with a bang! – Boston, MA

11 June 2024

The Boston Portuguese Festival sponsored by the Saab Family Foundation returns to Boston’s iconic City Hall Plaza on Sunday, June 16, 2024 (12 – 8 pm).  The Festival—which brings together Greater Boston’s Portuguese-American community, residents and visitors alike—will host a program of activities for all ages. Highlights include a flag-raising ceremony, a Portuguese gastronomy pavilion, […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Community, Entertainment, Featured, Food & Wine, Heritage, Music, Organizations, Portugal, World