Friday, November 24, 2017
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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

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...

Portuguese Finance Minister to lead Eurogroup

The Portuguese Finance Minister, Mario Centeno, is getting closer to being the President of the Eurogroup. The choice of Mario Centeno to lead the prestigious...

MORE ARSONISTS DETAINED IN PORTUGAL

The Portuguese authorities have detained 128 people for the crime of forest fire this year, meaning an increase of 75% compared to 2016. To this...

Madonna fascinated by Portugal

Madonna has finally decided to settle in Portugal and the proof of the change of habitat is the purchase of the stately home, “Quinta...

TAP “Retro Flights ” a magical experience

TAP Air Portugal has launched an innovative and original marketing campaign which re-enacts the spirit and the style of the seventies in some...