Thursday, November 15, 2018
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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

LAND REFORM

The British weekly publication “The Economist“ published last month an editorial on the theme of the South African land reform debate entitled “Don’t do...

Revival of Royal Marines regalia proves a success

The Portuguese Navy has approved a new gala uniform for formal official occasions and parades for the Marine Corps which style goes back more...

CELEBRATING BARTOLOMEU DIAS EPIC VOYAGE

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The 4th of February 2018 commemorates 530 years that Bartolomeu Dias disembarked on a remote beach in the East African Coast. The place became known...

Palmela. Is it a motive for concern?

It is looking from the distance that you get a better view of the landscape. We are talking about Auto Europa, the automotive assembly plant,...

“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...