RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil is set to name its new national team coach, with reports suggesting Carlos Dunga is likely to return to the post.
Brazil will announce a coach on Tuesday to succeed Luiz Felipe Scolari, who… Read Full Story
Fado expresses the soul of Portugal
DARTMOUTH — Rodrigo Costa Felix has been involved with fado ever since he was a young boy.
“My interest started very early on,” said the 42-year-old fadista. “My father had a Fado House.”
Felix, … Read Full Storyread more
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks rebounded Monday from jitters about a struggling Portuguese bank as investors looked ahead to a busy week of data releases in the U.S., China and Europe.
Oil fell but stayed above $100 after tumbling more… Read Full Story
TAUNTON — The Holy Ghost Festa in East Taunton is celebrating its 80th anniversary this weekend, July 11 to 13.
This three-day celebration of faith is held on the second week in July each year and is organized by the … Read Full Storyread more
Edgar Moreira da Cunha named to throne
FALL RIVER — The Diocese of Fall River is up for new leadership in September as Bishop George Coleman steps down and Bishop Edgar Moreira Da Cunha takes his place.
“I express my … Read Full Storyread more
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A somber mood spread over Brazil on Saturday as football fans came to grips with the loss of Neymar, the superstar striker who was knocked out of the World Cup with a fractured vertebra.
Brazil’s … Read Full Storyread more
OURO PRETO, Brazil (AP) — Removed from the bustling World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte lies a charming colonial town that gave birth to Brazil’s independence.
Ouro Preto, a UNESCO world heritage site whose name means “Black Gold,” is… Read Full Story
For most local fans, the enjoyment of watching their favorite team in the World Cup is now over. Portugal, considered an outside favorite before the tournament started, although most critics warned that the team was very dependent on mega star … Read Full Storyread more
PACIFIC OCEAN — Cape Verdeans were certainly in the United States when George Washington led the Continental Army and was the nations’ commander-in-chief. Now, the islands have some representation on the ship named after the man.
“I jumped into the … Read Full Storyread more
SAN JOSÉ, Calif. — A couple years ago, Kate Morejohn had an idea for a children’s book featuring a Portuguese-speaking family living in California, and she ran with it.
“I usually go running in an area that looks a lot … Read Full Storyread more
UMD’s Portuguese American Archives receive microfilms of Azorean vital records
DARTMOUTH — Thanks to the donation of a collection of microfilmed reproductions of thousands of original birth, death and marriage records from Azores, the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese American Archives is taking … Read Full Storyread more
Over the weekend, Provincetown hosted the annual Provincetown Portuguese Festival. With the smell of bifanas in the air and the folkloric dances parading down the street, a great time was had by all.
The following are photos from the event:… Read Full Storyread more
Horace Silver, a pianist, composer and band leader with a tireless inventiveness who influenced generations of jazzmen with his distinctive hard bop sound, has died. He was 85.
The Westchester County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed that Silver died Wednesday in… Read Full Story
SÃO PAULO (AP) — The last time the U.S. played in a World Cup in Brazil, just one American reporter was on hand, using vacation time and paying his own way.
Sixty-four years later, about 100 credentialed U.S. media members… Read Full Story
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo’s first goal of the World Cup earned Portugal a 2-1 win over Ghana but couldn’t prevent his team being eliminated from the tournament along with the Africans on Thursday.
Portugal finished level on four… Read Full Story
Both teams will be hampered by injuries to key players. US national team forward Jozy Altidore has been ruled out of Sunday’s game, rekindling the discussion about coach Jurgen Klinsmann’s decision to leave Landon Donovan off his roster.
So, the … Read Full Storyread more
During a tour that lasted in excess of three weeks,the team from Futebol Clube da Madalena, from the Azorean Island of Pico, champion of the Azores in the Portuguese third division in the 2009/2010 season and current champion of the … Read Full Storyread more