Friday, January 19, 2018

“We need two months like this to beat the drought”

Recent rains have brought a glimpse of hope to overcome Portugal’s deficit in its water supply. According to Matos Fernandes, the Portuguese Minister of Environment...

PORTUGUESE PASSPORT TOP RATED

According to Passport Index 2017 of the Henley & Partners consultant, the Portuguese passport is among the best in the world, sharing the fifth...

Portugal’s opposition party elections: Rui Rio is the new leader

Portugal’s Social Democratic Party (PSD) candidate, Rui Rio, defeated former prime minister Pedro Santana Lopes, in the members election for leadership of the main...

Lusodescendant actor wins Golden Globe Award

Lusodescendant American film actor James Franco has won the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture for his work in...

“Operation Marquês” – Four thousand pages indictment papers…

The Indictment papers issued by the Portuguese Public Prosecutor with charges against Jose Socrates, former prime minister from 2005 to 2011, add up to...

“Amigos” Chidren’s Xmas a roaring success

Amigos Portugueses Children’s Christmas gets bigger and better every year and last weekend was no exception. What is really extraordinary is the enthusiasm and passion...

PORTUGAL GETS EUROGROUP PRESIDENCY

Portuguese finance minister Mário Centeno has become President of the Eurogroup after an electoral process that took place in Brussels on Monday. The position now...
First heart transplant

FIRST HEART TRANSPLANT 50 YEARS AGO

It is 50 years this week that the first heart transplant operation took place in Cape Town on the 3rd December 1967. The South African cardiac...
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Madeira Group invests in new Lisbon Cruise Terminal

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...

A VIEW TO A THRILL…

Lisbon has a new tourist attraction that allows visitors to have an unique experience of seeing the town from a vantage observation point built...

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...

Lisbon Web Summit in the Portuguese capital

Lisbon Web Summit that just took place last week in the Portuguese capital is the biggest information technology conference in the world. The Web Summit...
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Portuguese boat in the Volvo Ocean Race

Lisbon - Cape Town stage started in Lisbon on Sunday 5 November The boat with the Portuguese flag is sponsored by an ecological foundation which...

Sara Sampaio has blood on her face

Victoria's Secrets Portuguese model Sara Sampaio celebrated Halloween wearing a Little Red Riding Hood costume with an horror twist, as she partied with fellow...