Thursday, December 13, 2018

Hope at the end of the assembly line

We have commented last week that the situation at the Volkswagen assembly plant was a motive for concern for the Portuguese immigrants that keep...
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CELEBRATING BARTOLOMEU DIAS EPIC VOYAGE

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...

“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...

WESTERN PROVINCE WINS AGAIN!

Western Province keeps on producing great victories in Rugby, and charming beauties to win international pageant contests. Miss Universe 2017, the 66th Miss Universe pageant,...

Volvo Boat Race arrived in Cape Town

The Volvo Race, the hardest boat sailing competition around the world, arrived in Cape Town during the weekend. The Spanish boat Mapfre won the second...

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...

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...

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...

Portuguese Steak, Egg & Chips

This almost doesn’t qualify for being a recipe, since there are so few ingredients. This steak, egg & chips recipe from the Secret Jozi...

Portugal’s latest heart throb: Francisco Henriques

22 year old Francisco Henriques has been modelling full time for just over a year after entering a model contest. This new face has...

Portuguese convent damaged during filming?

The film-maker Terry Gilliam has denied allegations that a famous Portuguese convent was damaged during the shooting of his long-delayed take on Don Quixote,...