NEW BEDFORD — Crowds were lively Sunday as they watched the 43rd annual Cape Verdean Recognition Day Parade make its way through downtown New Bedford. The...read more
PROVIDENCE — More than 200 Luso-American Life Insurance Society members and Portuguese Continental Union members came together at the Marriott in downtown...read more
NEW BEDFORD — Crowds were lively Sunday as they watched the 43rd annual Cape Verdean Recognition Day Parade make its way through downtown New Bedford.
The event was especially important this year because it coincided with the 40th anniversary of … Read Full Story
LISBON — Former Portuguese First Lady Maria Barroso has been hospitalized in Lisbon after suffering serious head injuries resulting from a fall.
According to Portuguese news reports, the wife of President Mário Soares is in a deep coma.
Her nephew … Read Full Story
SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Detaining immigrant women and children who may have fled violence in their home country “creates or exacerbates” psychological trauma, according to a complaint filed Tuesday by immigrant rights groups with the Department of Homeland Security.
The … Read Full Story
VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States and become the first pope to address the U.S. Congress. He’ll also preside over a meeting … Read Full Story
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) – Rio de Janeiro organizers unveiled the Olympic torch for the 2016 Games on Friday, saying it brings together “movement, innovation and Brazilian flavor.”
Organizers said the torch’s design was inspired by Brazil’s “nature, and 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
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – A Portuguese actor says he was detained on suspicion of terrorism after meditating and chanting Buddhist texts aboard a plane at Paris Orly airport.
Heitor Lourenco, 47, says he was reciting texts in Tibetan from his … Read Full Story