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Lisbon: John Kerry invited to meet the Portuguese Council of State Book: ‘Postcolonial People: The Return from Africa and the Remaking of Portugal Lisbon: Hosting the 2022 UN Ocean Conference Opinion: Conning on the bad enough Portuguese cost of living – By Len Port Community: June Portuguese-American Heritage Month in the Commonwealth
 

Lisbon: John Kerry invited to meet the Portuguese Council of State – Portugal

Former US Senator, State John Kerry, is in Lisbon where he met, on Wednesday, Portuguese lawmakers of the Council of State [Conselho de Estado] at the invitation of the President of Portugal Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. The Council of State is the advisory body of the President of the Portuguese Republic. John Kerry, served as […]

Book: ‘Postcolonial People: The Return from Africa and the Remaking of Portugal’ by Christoph Kalter – Editor’s Note

Christoph Kalter examines how European nations were remade by the end of empire, through the history of ‘returning’ settlers from Portuguese Africa. Having built much of their wealth, power, and identities on imperial expansion, how did the Portuguese and, by extension, Europeans deal with the end of empire? Postcolonial People explores the processes and consequences […]

Lisbon: Hosting the 2022 UN Ocean Conference – Portugal

About two dozen heads of state and government will be in Lisbon at the UN Ocean Conference, taking place from June 27 to July 1, the vice-president of the organizing committee, Alexandre Leitão, has confirmed. In addition, representatives from 193 countries will be also joining, including 938 civil society entities, 75 foundations and 74 universities. […]

Opinion: Conning on the bad enough Portuguese cost of living – By Len Port

The soaring cost of living because of record-breaking inflation rates is bad enough in itself, but there are a couple of other rather sneaky economic things to worry about too. The annual inflation rate in Portugal hit 8% in May, up from 7.2% in April and the highest since February 1993. It has pushed up […]

Community: June Portuguese-American Heritage Month in the Commonwealth – Massachusetts

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has issued a proclamation declaring June as Portuguese-American Heritage Month in the Commonwealth in recognition of the significant contributions Portuguese-Americans have made to the state and the nation. The proclamation followed the 38th Annual Heritage Day of Portugal at the Massachusetts State House, held virtually on June 21 and hosted by […]

Paula Rego: Most acclaimed visual artist laid to rest – London, UK

30 June 2022

A private funeral for painter Paula Rego, who died on June 8, aged 87, took place today, June 30, at a church in the Hampstead area of ​​London, UK. On this day, the Portuguese Government decreed national mourning on her honor, a tribute approved by the Council of Ministers on June 8. The President of […]

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Lisbon: John Kerry invited to meet the Portuguese Council of State – Portugal

30 June 2022

Former US Senator, State John Kerry, is in Lisbon where he met, on Wednesday, Portuguese lawmakers of the Council of State [Conselho de Estado] at the invitation of the President of Portugal Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. The Council of State is the advisory body of the President of the Portuguese Republic. John Kerry, served as […]

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

Book: ‘Postcolonial People: The Return from Africa and the Remaking of Portugal’ by Christoph Kalter – Editor’s Note

26 June 2022

Christoph Kalter examines how European nations were remade by the end of empire, through the history of ‘returning’ settlers from Portuguese Africa. Having built much of their wealth, power, and identities on imperial expansion, how did the Portuguese and, by extension, Europeans deal with the end of empire? Postcolonial People explores the processes and consequences […]

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Posted in Angola, Arts&Culture, Books, Featured, Guiné-Bissau, Heritage, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tomé and Prince, World

Lisbon: Hosting the 2022 UN Ocean Conference – Portugal

26 June 2022

About two dozen heads of state and government will be in Lisbon at the UN Ocean Conference, taking place from June 27 to July 1, the vice-president of the organizing committee, Alexandre Leitão, has confirmed. In addition, representatives from 193 countries will be also joining, including 938 civil society entities, 75 foundations and 74 universities. […]

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Posted in Featured, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

Opinion: Conning on the bad enough Portuguese cost of living – By Len Port

24 June 2022

The soaring cost of living because of record-breaking inflation rates is bad enough in itself, but there are a couple of other rather sneaky economic things to worry about too. The annual inflation rate in Portugal hit 8% in May, up from 7.2% in April and the highest since February 1993. It has pushed up […]

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

Community: June Portuguese-American Heritage Month in the Commonwealth – Massachusetts

22 June 2022

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has issued a proclamation declaring June as Portuguese-American Heritage Month in the Commonwealth in recognition of the significant contributions Portuguese-Americans have made to the state and the nation. The proclamation followed the 38th Annual Heritage Day of Portugal at the Massachusetts State House, held virtually on June 21 and hosted by […]

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