LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s chances of ending its three-year bailout program without requiring more help have increased after interest rates fell steeply in a 10-year bond auction Wednesday.
The government debt agency said it raised 750 million euros ($1
SÃO PAULO (AP) — All 12 host cities have “no choice” and “must” organize their own fanfest, was FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke’s blunt warning to Brazil World Cup organizers on Thursday.
The warning comes as officials in the northeastern
BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe’s debt crisis is receding farther behind in the rear view mirror.
Led by good news from Greece, the eurozone on Wednesday notched up several key milestones that together indicate stronger government finances amid a modest but
SÃO PAULO (AP) — FIFA’s top World Cup official is visiting Brazil this week to inspect the three stadiums yet to be completed for the World Cup, including the one hosting the tournament’s opening game in June.
Secretary General Jerome
SÃO PAULO (AP) — Marcelo Moreno scored in the 90th minute to help a second-string Cruzeiro lineup beat Bahia 2-1 on Sunday to start its defense of the Brazilian league title.
The competition got underway despite ongoing lawsuits filed by
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Benfica clinched its 33rd Portuguese league title by beating bottom side Olhanense 2-0 after two goals by Lima on Sunday, bringing an end to FC Porto’s three-year run at the top.
Benfica won its first domestic
PAWTUCKET — In the United States, there is only one place where you can go if you want to see the curing process for codfish in action.
“We’re the only place in the U.S. that dries codfish,” said Manuel Rodrigues, … Read Full Storyread more
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.
“This is the first time I have received an invitation … Read Full Storyread more
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.
Cong. Nunes, who presented … Read Full Storyread more
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
A year ago, tragedy struck at the 117th Boston Marathon. Four innocent people were killed that week, and hundreds more were wounded. Today, we remember Krystle Campbell, Lingzi Lu, Martin Richard, and Sean Collier. And we send our thoughts … Read Full Storyread more
PAWTUCKET —Wrapped in colorful shawls, while praying and singing hymns in Portuguese, around than 80 men, women and children took to the streets of Pawtucket last Sunday to keep a centuries-old Azorean faith tradition alive in the New World.
The … 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.
“We share a love for … Read Full Storyread more
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
SÃO PAULO (AP) — Flamengo scored in stoppage time to draw 1-1 with Vasco da Gama on Sunday and win the Rio de Janeiro state championship for a record 33rd time.
Midfielder Marcio Araujo scored the equalizer in the first
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Benfica won 2-0 at Arouca on Sunday to close to within two points of its first Portuguese league title since 2010.
Forward Rodrigo Moreno scored Benfica’s first goal in first-half injury time, and Nicolas Gaitan sealed
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Sporting Gijon beat Gil Vicente 2-0 at home on Saturday to close on securing a second-place finish in the Portuguese league and resulting automatic Champions League berth.
Sporting cut league leader Benfica’s advantage to four points
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