Thursday, June 21, 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

New Consul meets “Senhor Cabo” team

The new Consul General of Portugal in Cape Town, Dr Jorge Teixeira De Sampayo, was paid this week a courtesy visit by the CEO...

Fame and Fortune for Joaquim de Almeida

Joaquim de Almeida, like no other compatriot in recent times, is the most famous Portuguese movie star of the international motion picture scene. Very few...

Flying Boats – Madeira first air connection

It was shortly after the Second World War. Many British citizens who could afford it spent the holidays in Madeira to avoid the horrors of...

Academia do Bacalhau Namibia Celebrates 242nd Lunch!

Academia do Bacalhau of Namibia celebrated on the 5th of November in Windhoek their 242nd Lunch, with the presence of 25 Compadres under the...

Academia do Bacalhau de Cape Town celebrates 48 Years

On October 27 the “Academia of Bacalhau of Cape Town” celebrated its 48th Anniversary with the President Rui Santos welcoming the Comadres and Compadres and...

Portuguese President Blocks Bank Account Browsing

The Revenue Service wants to have access to private bank accounts to check balances records. The Portuguese President veto of the legislation is leading to a...

Alentejo “PIG ROUTE” a winner

Wine routes are a well established product promotion practices in many countries around the world, but the idea of creating a “Pig Route” in...

António Guterres- A practicing Catholic, is in light of his religious...

When António Guterres takes the post as Secretary-General of the United Nations , in January 2017, just weeks before the inauguration of the new U.S....

Blessing Of The Fishing Fleet

The most successful charity institutions are mission orientated, with effective governance and dedicated staff.  The Portuguese Cultural and Welfare Organisation is a clear example of...

Culinary hidden treasures: Lisbon

The expression “good value for money” is frequently interpreted as a compromise between lower quality and a price bargain. The rule does not apply however...

45th World Congress of Academias do Bacalhau

The relevance of Estremoz in the Portuguese history goes back to the 12th century, when it was captured from the moors by the army...

Dom Pedro “The Wandering Prince”

The poet Luis de Camoes called the sons of the King D. João I the “Illustrious Generation”, to pay tribute to the influence that...

Commodore of the Good Hope

Commodore of the Good Hope
The attraction of the high seas and  far horizons has been  the hallmark  of Vitor Medina, who recently ascended to the rank of Commodore...

Christopher Columbus in Madeira

By the end of the fifteenth century, 75 years after the discovery, Madeira had become an agro industrial hub of sugar production. In 1493, at...