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Jay Fernandes

Jay Fernandes
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Master’s Degree G. Ph. from the University of Lisbon. Academic and teacher. Television , radio and press reporter / commentator

“Pernil“ war creates diplomatic crisis

Venezuela and Portugal were thrown in a diplomatic rift provoked by importation of pig meat leading to tense relationship between the two countries. The pork...

New Year New Challenges

This is the time of the year when everything stops. No more rush, no more haste because it is the time to think about the...

Tourism and tax havens

The European Union has released a list of tax heavens which are countries enabling companies and individuals to move profits to avoid taxation. The extensive...

Madeira Group invests in new Lisbon Cruise Terminal

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The Portuguese Prime Minister, Antonio Costa, inaugurated earlier this month the new Lisbon passenger Cruise Terminal. The improvement, that intends to make Lisbon a top...

The story of “Botafogo”

In the first half of the 16th century Portugal did not have a large army, but had a Navy superior to any other country...

Sardine: the Elusive Catch

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has recommended that sardine fishing in Portugal should be suspended for a minimum of...

Catalonia and Portugal shared destiny

The history of Catalonia and Portugal is linked by shared events that marked the destiny of both peoples forever. The occupation of Portugal by Spain in 1580...

Academia do Bacalhau of Cape Town “Goes Airborne”

This year the Academia do Bacalhau of Cape Town is celebrating the 49th Anniversary with the lunch on the 2nd of November, at the...

Portuguese Armed Forces take over fire control

The government has decided to widen the involvement of the Portuguese Armed Forces in the role of combat and prevention fires in Portugal. Portuguese Air...

Socialist Party Victory in Portuguese Municipal Elections

The Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa was in a celebrating mood on Sunday night when the results indicated that the Socialist Party had made...

Ambassador Farewell Dinner in Cape Town

Last week’s Academia do Bacalhau dinner at the Cape Town Portuguese Club had a dual purpose of saying “Hello and Goodbye”. The goodbye was to...

More active life for older people

In 2030 one fifth of the Portuguese population will be more than 65 years old. That  was the conclusion of a report presented by Portuguese...

Fado ”EMBUÇADO” singer dies

The portuguese fado singer João Ferreira-Rosa died last Sunday in Lisbon. He was 80. João Ferreira-Rosa started his career in 1961, when he performed for...

Portuguese President swimming lesson

The Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa visited Angola this week to attend the ceremony of inauguration of the newly elected Angolan President João...