Friday, April 20, 2018

“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...

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...

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...

Death of Portuguese bullfighter gets mention in international press

The death of a second Portuguese bullfighter in the space of just two weeks even made mentions in international press this week, as the...

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...