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Community | Author Anthony Barcellos has died at age 72 – Sacramento, CA Opinion | António Costa appointed European Council President – Len Port 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
 

Community | Author Anthony Barcellos has died at age 72 – Sacramento, CA

Portuguese American author, Anthony Barcellos died at age 73 at the Mercy San Juan Medical Center in Sacramento, California, due to complications following a hemorrhagic stroke. Born in 1951, with roots on Terceira Island, Azores, Barcellos grew up speaking Portuguese. All four of his grandparents emigrated to California where one of his grandfathers managed a […]

Opinion | António Costa appointed European Council President – Len Port

By Len Port Former Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa has been formally appointed to take on the second highest job in the European Union, that of President of the European Council. Ursula Von der Leyen has been reinstated for a second term as President of the European Commission. The nominations were approved at a special […]

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 […]

Community | Author Anthony Barcellos has died at age 72 – Sacramento, CA

30 June 2024

Portuguese American author, Anthony Barcellos died at age 73 at the Mercy San Juan Medical Center in Sacramento, California, due to complications following a hemorrhagic stroke. Born in 1951, with roots on Terceira Island, Azores, Barcellos grew up speaking Portuguese. All four of his grandparents emigrated to California where one of his grandfathers managed a […]

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

Opinion | António Costa appointed European Council President – Len Port

28 June 2024

By Len Port Former Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa has been formally appointed to take on the second highest job in the European Union, that of President of the European Council. Ursula Von der Leyen has been reinstated for a second term as President of the European Commission. The nominations were approved at a special […]

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

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