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Community: President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa visiting California Travel Alert: TAP hit by cyberattack exposing personal data Opinion: The Anglo-Portuguese Alliance bond of friendship UEFA: Portugal staged to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup United Nations: PM António Costa to address the UN General Assembly – Portugal
 

Community: President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa visiting California – Portugal

The President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, is visiting California, from September 23 to 29, at the invitation of the resident Portuguese American community, where he will participate in several community events. Although no official program is available, his itinerary will include stops in San Diego, Artesia, Turlock, Gustine, San Jose and San Francisco, […]

Travel Alert: TAP hit by cyberattack exposing personal data – Portugal

The Portuguese Attorney General’s Office has opened an investigation into the cyberattack that hit TAP Air Portugal which may have affected 1.5 million customers. Hackers have obtained the personal data of some of its customers and have been publishing the information on the dark web. On Thursday, Christine Ourmières, TAP’s chief executive, has apologized to […]

Opinion: The Anglo-Portuguese Alliance bond of friendship – By Len Port

For a fully independent republic like Portugal to officially declare a three-day period of national mourning for a foreign monarch is remarkable, but such is the respect for the late Queen Elizabeth ll and this country’s centuries of close ties with Britain. The mourning here overlaps the funeral in London on Monday attended by Portugal’s […]

UEFA: Portugal staged to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup – Portugal

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) president, Aleksander Ceferin, has said he is certain Portugal together with Spain could host the 2023 FIFA World Cup, one of the most significant world sports events, despite bids from south American countries Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. Aleksander Ceferin believes the quadrennial tournament will be shared by two […]

United Nations: PM António Costa to address the UN General Assembly – Portugal

Prime Minister of Portugal, António Costa, is due to travel Monday to New York to speak at the 77th General Assembly of the United Nations, scheduled for September 22, returning to Lisbon afterwards, LUSA reported. This year’s general debate among world leaders will be the first since the Russian Federation invaded Ukraine on February 24, […]

Pico & Faial: The XI International Regatta of Whaling Boats – Azores

13 September 2022

The 11th edition of the International Regatta of Whaling Boats competition, between teams from the Azores and New Bedford, took place off the coast off Faial and Pico, last weekend, with a total of 80 male and female participants. The women’s and men’s teams from Pico became champions in rowing, with the teams from Faial […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Faial, Featured, Heritage, People, Pico

Travel: SATA to connect Funchal and New York year-round – Madeira

08 September 2022

SATA Azores Airlines announced it will launch a new air connection, staring November 3, 2022, between Madeira (FNC) and New York (JFK), available weekly, year-round, in partnership with the Madeira Promotion Association. The route will be operated on Airbus A321neo aircraft with a capacity of 190 seats during the winter season. “After performing, for the […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Madeira, Travel, World

Book: ‘The Inner Sea’ by Josiah Blackmore – Editor’s Note

06 September 2022

In this book, Josiah Blackmore considers how the sea and seafaring shaped literary creativity in early modern Portugal during the most active, consequential decades of European overseas expansion. Blackmore understands “literary” in a broad sense, including a diverse archive spanning genres and disciplines—epic and lyric poetry, historical chronicles, nautical documents, ship logs, shipwreck narratives, geographic […]

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Posted in Books, Featured, Heritage, Portugal, Travel, World

Travel: Americans visiting Portugal has significantly increased – Portugal

02 September 2022

The number of Americans visiting Portugal has significantly increased, the National Statistics Institute (INE) has reported. In July, of a total of 1.8 million foreigners who sought mainland Portugal as a tourism destination, visitors from the United States occupy the third position among 17 top countries. The record number of US tourists in Portugal comes […]

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Posted in Featured, Heritage, Portugal, Travel, World

Appointed: PALCUS establishes Advisory Council – Community

29 August 2022

The Portuguese American Leadership Council of the United States (PALCUS) announced it has established an Advisory Council to guide and counsel its Board of Directors, propose new programs, and assess current programs.   “This Advisory Council will assist in furthering the PALCUS mission, giving the Portuguese-American community an even more audible voice and a more […]

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Posted in Community, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People

Book: “Honest Broker: A Biography of António Guterres’ by  Pedro Latoeiro & Filipe Domingues – Editor’s Note

28 August 2022

Based on exclusive interviews with the United Nations Secretary-General himself, this is the first book to explain how António Guterres thinks and operates, in an era of renewed great power competition and rising nationalism. The UN leader was re-elected for a second term starting in 2022; yet, after five years in the job, Guterres’ discreet […]

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Posted in Books, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal, World