SAO PAULO (AP) – Fans of one of Brazil’s most popular soccer clubs will have a chance to spend eternity near some of their greatest idols.
Corinthians said it is building its own cemetery, complete with a mock soccer field … Read Full Storyread more
Portuguese man travels around the world looking for inspiring stories, stops in Mass. and R.I. stories
FALL RIVER — Carrying only a backpack and a camera, André Leonardo, a self-described doer and dreamer, is travelling the globe in pursuit of … Read Full Storyread more
Massachusetts public safety agencies are beefing up security at public buildings and locations around the state, including Logan Airport, as a response to recent violence both domestic and abroad, including the attack last week in Ottawa at Canada’s capitol.
The … Read Full Storyread more
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Republican Allan Fung went on the offensive Tuesday in the second of three televised debates in Rhode Island’s gubernatorial race, and Democrat Gina Raimondo accused him of playing politics with people’s pensions.
Fung, Raimondo … Read Full Storyread more
MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has picked up three awards at the Spanish league’s gala including last season’s best player.
The Real Madrid star was also given the “Best Forward of La Liga 2013-14″ and best goal awards late Monday.
Ronaldo said he … Read Full Storyread more
ZURICH, Switzerland (AP) – Six members of the Germany squad that won the World Cup were included among the nominees for the FIFA Ballon d’Or awardTuesday, joining Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar on the 23-man short list.… Read Full Storyread more
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Benfica lost 2-1 at Braga on Sunday as the Portuguese league leaders were dealt their first loss of the season.
The defending champions’ first defeat through eight rounds left them one point ahead of FC Porto in the … Read Full Storyread more
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – The man taking on former mayor and twice-convicted felon Buddy Cianci in the race for mayor of Providence is a Harvard-educated law professor who grew up poor, the son of Guatemalan immigrants.
Democrat Jorge Elorza has … Read Full Storyread more
LISBON — Very few American students who decide to study abroad select Portuguese universities, and the Luso American Foundation (FLAD) of Lisbon is looking to change that trend.
According to the Institute of International Education’s annual report of 2011/2012, about … Read Full Story
Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court Phillip Rapoza met with Pope Francis in a private audience held Oct. 23 at the Vatican.
Judge Rapoza, who chairs the International Penal and Penitentiary Foundation (IPPF), was among five delegates from the … Read Full Storyread more
MONACO (AP) – Monaco failed to break down Benfica’s stubborn defense in a 0-0 draw and slipped to second place in Group C of the Champions League on Wednesday.
Benfica had defender Lisandro Lopez sent off in the … Read Full Storyread more
The Champions League returned on Tuesday with a 40-goal bonanza. Bayern Munich beat Roma 7-1 for its biggest victory on the road, and Luiz Adriano scored five times to lead Shakhtar Donetsk to a 7-0 victory at BATE Borisov.
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Democrat Gina Raimondo and Republican Allan Fung went after each other’s leadership and decision-making in the first televised debate of the Rhode Island governor’s race, while voters also got an introduction to a wild-card Moderate Party … Read Full Storyread more
DARTMOUTH — The Ferreira Mendes Portuguese-American Archives at UMass Dartmouth celebrated its 5th anniversary with a $500,000 donation, which will help further develop the largest collection of historical material documenting the experience of Portuguese immigrants and their descendants in the … Read Full Storyread more
LOWELL, Mass. – The Portuguese Kids’ latest video has a serious message — vote, or else!
The Public Service Announcement is a collaboration between The Portuguese Kids and the Portuguese American Citizenship Project (PACP), a non-profit organization working to increase … Read Full Story
HIV positive for 30 years, Portuguese-American man says fear, ignorance still a major risk for HIV, AIDS
CENTRAL FALLS — David J. Gonsalves says he lived in his “private prison” for nearly 25 years after being diagnosed with HIV.
“I … Read Full Story
BOSTON (AP) – The candidates running for Massachusetts governor toughened their rhetoric Tuesday during their first Boston televised debate with Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley battling over health care issues and how best to overhaul the … Read Full Storyread more
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) – It will be Lionel Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo when Argentina faces Portugal in a friendly on Nov. 18 in Manchester, England.
The Argentine Football Association says it is also trying to line up … Read Full Storyread more