BOSTON — The Odyssey will be coming to life at the Boston Conservatory next week. The only difference is that in this version Ulysses is Portuguese, not Greek, sort of.
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WASHINGTON — Cong. Devin Nunes (R-CA) has introduced a bill in the House of Representatives proposing to relocate AFRICOM’s headquarters from Germany to the United States and designate Lajes Air Field as AFRICOM’s forward operating base.
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NEW BEDFORD — United in the simple purpose of faith, hundreds of Romeiros —wrapped in colorful shawls, while praying and singing hymns in Portuguese — took to the streets of New Bedford, Bristol and Pawtucket last weekend, remembering the rites … Read Full Storyread more
BOSTON — Last Saturday, the Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) invited those who attended their annual gala to be ‘United by Passion.’ Those passions being soccer and helping out their community in this case.
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BRISTOL — Wrapped in colorful shawls, while praying and singing hymns in Portuguese, more than 40 men, women and children took to the streets of Bristol last Sunday to keep a centuries-old Azorean faith tradition alive in the New World.… Read Full Storyread more
DARTMOUTH — The new president of the Luso American Foundation, Dr. Vasco Rato, says his institution will not only continue to have an active role in this region under his leadership, but will also seek local input as it moves … Read Full Storyread more
“You cannot fight for science without being political,” says former Portuguese Science and Technology Minister at Brown
PROVIDENCE — Former Portuguese Minister of Science and Technology and Higher Education, José Mariano Gago, was at Brown Wednesday afternoon to speak to a room of 20 people about the necessity to make science accessible to the greater populace and … Read Full Storyread more
Nearly 400 people turned out for the Gastronomic and Folklore Festival held last Sunday at the Centro Comunitário do Grupo Amigos da Terceira in Pawtucket. The event for all the senses, featuring numerous Portuguese dishes and performances by several folkloric … Read Full Storyread more
FALL RIVER — The Scholarship City is about to have its own place on the international scene. At least, in the International Terminal of the General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport in Boston.
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BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau (AP) — State media in the tiny West African nation of Guinea-Bissau has announced that former President Kumba Yala has died.
Yala, who was elected in 2000 and later ousted in a military coup three years later, died
FALL RIVER — Emotions came out at the State Council of the Prince Henry Society annual awards banquet last Tuesday as some honorees took a trip down memory lane and shared their family memories or personal stories.
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BOSTON — The 18th Annual Immigrants Day at the State House will be happening April 8 and there is a full plate of demands that activists will be presenting to legislators during this celebration.
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BRISTOL — Dr. Manuel Luciano da Silva, a well-known physician, historian, author and activist in the Portuguese-American community who passed away in 2012, will become the first person to be memorialized with a bust in the town of Bristol, R.I.… Read Full Storyread more
PHOENIX (AP) — Less than a week after President Barack Obama discussed immigration reform in a meeting with Pope Francis, a delegation of Roman Catholic leaders is visiting the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday to raise awareness about the plight of immigrants … Read Full Storyread more
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — More than 1,400 police officers and Brazilian Marines rolled into a massive complex of slums near Rio de Janeiro’s international airport before dawn Sunday in the latest security push ahead of this year’s World Cup.… Read Full Storyread more
BRIDGEWATER – Students at Bridgewater State University are taking advantage of a unique partnership with a university in Brazil.
That partnership was recently signed between Bridgewater State and the Federal University of Santa Catarina.
It came about after BSU President … Read Full Storyread more
DARTMOUTH — The European Union-U.S. free trade deal currently in the works would be “an important development opportunity for the Azores,” according to Duarte Freitas, member of the Regional parliament of the Azores and chairman of the Social Democratic Party … Read Full Storyread more
NEW BEDFORD — It was a near sellout crowd at the Zeiterion Theatre last Saturday as some of the biggest musical acts from worldwide lusophone diasporas were performed and honored during the 2nd Annual International Portuguese Music Awards (IPMA).
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