80-plus member delegation to arrive in Ponta Delgada on Wednesday PONTA DELGADA — After nearly 60 years of silence, the Shaar Hashomayum Synagogue in Ponta...read more
PROVIDENCE — Cape Verde could nearly eradicate HIV by 2021 if it can scale up four prevention strategies already underway on the archipelago, according to a...read more
PROVIDENCE —Rhode Island College’s Portuguese Studies Program inducted three students and three honorary members into the Sigma Chapter of the Phi Lambda Beta...read more
NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford Whaling Museum trustee Eugene A. Monteiro and museum president James P. Russell will travel to Cape Verde today for a week of meetings with government officials with the purpose of exploring the possibilities of establishing … Read Full Story
The last time the two sides met was during the 2014 play-offs, when the Revs knocked off the Crew in impressive fashion, winning both legs to advance to the Easter Conference Final. But, this first 2015 encounter, played Saturday afternoon … Read Full Story
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Manoel de Oliveira, a celebrated Portuguese movie director believed to be the world’s oldest filmmaker, has died, authorities said. He was 106.
The city council of Porto, where Oliveira was born and lived, announced his death … Read Full Story
HOUSTON (AP) – A federal judge in Texas has kept in place a temporary hold on President Barack Obama’s executive action that sought to shield millions of immigrants from deportation, rejecting a U.S. Department of Justice request that he allow … Read Full Story
WASHINGTON (AP) – Hillary Rodham Clinton made no mention of her potential Republican rivals when kicking off her second campaign for president.
They didn’t share her restraint.
Rand Paul put Clinton at the center of his first television ad, titled … Read Full Story
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) – Portugal has dropped out of the race to host the 2022 Ryder Cup, leaving four countries in the running for the event.
Manuel Agrellos, president of the Portuguese Golf Federation, says Portugal pulled out because … Read Full Story
NEW BEDFORD — The tradition of winemaking is alive and well in southeastern Massachusetts both at home and in the winery.
“There’s a saying in the winemaking industry,” said Marco Montez, proprietor of Travessia Winery in New Bedford. “If you … Read Full Story
“Anthony Quinn: a 100 year legacy” is a year-long focus by the Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) on the art, history and film of legendary actor, Anthony Quinn presented in collaboration with the RI Film and Television Office … Read Full Story