YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat trick gave 10-man Portugal a 3-2 win at Armenia in a 2016 European Championship qualifier on Saturday.
Marcos Pizzelli scored from a free kick for Armenia in the 14th minute, but Ronaldo converted a penalty … Read Full Storyread more
SOUTHCOAST — Four individuals with local ties are among 32 people around the world who are being recognized by Portugal’s President Cavaco Silva as part of the official commemoration of the Day of Portugal, Camões and the Portuguese Communities.
U.S. … Read Full Story
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – A Portuguese official says a consortium including the U.S-Brazilian founder of two airlines has won the bidding to buy TAP Portugal, the heavily-indebted national airline.
Treasury Secretary Isabel Castelo Branco announced Thursday that David Neeleman’s Gateway … Read Full Storyread more
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – Former champions Germany, Portugal and Brazil earned places in the quarterfinals of the Under-20 World Cup on Thursday, bringing more familiar names to a last-eight lineup that includes a number of upstarts.
Mali, … Read Full Storyread more
BOSTON — On Tuesday, 18 Portuguese-Americans and two local groups were beaming with joy and pride as they were recognized during the 31st Portuguese Heritage Day at the State House in Boston.
“I think this event is a reason of … Read Full Story
Games in Connecticut, New Jersey, Toronto and Mexico
At the last minute, after everything had already been officially announced and tickets had been issued and sold for some games, it was announced that FC Porto elected to withdraw from the … Read Full Storyread more
ZURICH (AP) – Four men have already pleaded guilty in the U.S. soccer corruption investigation involving bribes totaling more than $100 million.
Chuck Blazer, for nearly two decades the most senior American official at FIFA, the world soccer body, was … Read Full Storyread more
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Congressional hearings were held last week on a bill aimed at ending birthright citizenship – the principle that anyone born in the United States, with the exception of those whose parents are in the service … Read Full Storyread more
Lawrence — The Legends Cup match-up between Portugal and Greece will be coming to Lawrence to face off at Veterans Memorial Stadium on June 12 at 7 p.m.
Legendary stars expected from Portugal include Nuno Gomes, Maniche, Fernando Couto, Rui … Read Full Storyread more
FALL RIVER — Don’t let the name fool you. Farra Fanfarra is not your traditional Portuguese band — not by a long shot.
The Lisbon-based hip brass band has been turning heads all over Portugal for several years with its … Read Full Storyread more
NEW BEDFORD — New Bedford Whaling Museum trustee Eugene A. Monteiro and museum president James P. Russell will travel to Cape Verde today for a week of meetings with government officials with the purpose of exploring the possibilities of establishing … Read Full Storyread more
80-plus member delegation to arrive in Ponta Delgada on Wednesday
PONTA DELGADA — After nearly 60 years of silence, the Shaar Hashomayum Synagogue in Ponta Delgada, Azores, will once again be filled with the sounds of prayers and hymns, when … Read Full Storyread more
PROVIDENCE — Cape Verde could nearly eradicate HIV by 2021 if it can scale up four prevention strategies already underway on the archipelago, according to a new Brown University study.
Using computer simulations of epidemics that can model individual behaviors … Read Full Storyread more
PROVIDENCE —Rhode Island College’s Portuguese Studies Program inducted three students and three honorary members into the Sigma Chapter of the Phi Lambda Beta Portuguese Honor Society on Wednesday, April 8. The ceremony also included recognition of the 2015 recipients of … Read Full Storyread more
TAUNTON — As immigrant families come to Taunton, one of the first people they often meet is Carmen Maldonado, the community liaison for the city’s public school system.
Maldonado helps introduce them to the school system, but also tries to … Read Full Story
WASHINGTON (AP) – Hillary Rodham Clinton will end months of speculation about her political future and launch her long-awaited 2016 presidential campaign on Sunday, according to people familiar with her plans.
The first official word that Clinton will … Read Full Storyread more
DARTMOUTH — In a nearly hourlong talk delivered to a packed room of area educators, elected officials and business leaders gathered in the Grand Reading Room of the Claire T. Carney Library at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Alberto Carvalho, … Read Full Storyread more
A number of local soccer enthusiasts have been working towards forming a new league, geared primarily for the summer months.
Coyle’Cassidy boys coach Danny Borges, who helped form the NELASA league and then created a successful youth department in the … Read Full Storyread more