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Community: Global Diaspora Network roadshow visits East Coast – Portugal

The Global Diaspora Network [Rede Global da Diaspora] is in the United States, between November 28 and December 2, with events in New York, Newark, Providence, and Boston, bringing together more than 150 American entrepreneurs of Portuguese descent. The four cities will host the Portuguese roadshow representing the largest collaborative business platform visiting the Portuguese […]

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Community: MAPS Announces New Board Officers – Cambridge, MA

The Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) Board of Directors elected a new slate of officers for the 2022-2024 term at its monthly meeting on November 22. António Massa Viana, Esq., of Sudbury, founder and Managing Attorney at Massa Viana Law, was elected as the health and social service organization’s new Board President. He takes […]

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Travel Alert: TAP Air Portugal refunds millions to affected travelers – Washington, DC

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) mandated that TAP Air Portugal, and five other airlines, pay millions in fines and refunds due to delays and cancellations resulting from the onset of the Covid’19 pandemic. Accordingly, DOT has issued a USD$1.1 million fine to TAP Air Portugal for delaying refunding more than USD$123 million to […]

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Community: Harmonia Mosteirense Band sharing stage with the Extreme – Hudson, MA

Portuguese American musician, Nuno Bettencourt, is organizing a joint concert with the Boston based Extreme rock band and the Azores based Harmonia Mosteirense Brass Band, to take place throughout the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in the town of Hudson, (MA), on November 26, and in the city of Fall River (MA) on November 27.  The concert, […]

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Opinion | Portugal’s population on the decline – By Len Port

The global population, according to the United Nations, reached 8 billion and is still rising, while Portugal’s population was said to have been 10,126,454 and falling. United Nations statistics show that in 1950 the global population was only 2.6 billion. In 2011 it had risen to 7 billion. It is predicted to reach 9.7 billion […]

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Book |The Incandescent Threads| by Richard Zimler – Editor’s Note

From the acclaimed author of The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon and The Warsaw Anagrams comes an unforgettable, deeply moving ode to solidarity, heroism, and the kind of love capable of overcoming humanity’s greatest horror. The latest novel in the Sephardic Cycle, a group of independent works that explore the lives of different branches and generations of a Portuguese-Jewish family, […]

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