BOSTON — The Massachusetts State Legislature’s Portuguese American Legislative Caucus wrote a letter to President Barack Obama to express concern and call for...read more
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — U.S. Ambassador to Portugal Robert Sherman will visit Rhode Island and Massachusetts next week as part of a New England tour to mark the...read more
DARTMOUTH — In a nearly hourlong talk delivered to a packed room of area educators, elected officials and business leaders gathered in the Grand Reading Room...read more
FALL RIVER — The auditorium at B.M.C. Durfee High School was jam-packed for the 8th Annual Artistas Unidos da América (AUA) Awards Show last Saturday night.
The event aims to recognize the best songs/albums released by Portuguese-American artists during the … Read Full Story
Mixed results and contrasting news were hand in hand in the home opener of the New England Revolution. The Revs finally picked up their first point of the current campaign, but remained scoreless and continued to be forced to deal … Read Full Story
VILA NOVA DE GAIA, Portugal (AP) – A rusting yellow production line dangles from the ceiling of the cavernous Valadares factory, the long racks of ceramic sinks and toilets whose manufacture once provided jobs for 1,500 people gathering dust in … Read Full Story
HOUSTON (AP) – A federal appeals court has scheduled an April 17 court hearing to listen to arguments about whether to lift a temporary hold on President Barack Obama’s immigration executive action.
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of … Read Full Story
SAO PAULO (AP) – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s office says she has again been invited to make a state visit to Washington, two years after she declined a similar invitation to protest an American spy program.
Her office said Tuesday … Read Full Story
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Developers brag that the athletes’ village for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics will rival a five-star resort.
The village will be turned into a private condominium complex after the games with some of the … 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