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
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Fabio Coentrao will miss Portugal’s upcoming games against France and Denmark because of a left knee injury.
In Coentrao’s absence, Malaga defender Antunes will likely make his ninth appearance.
Portugal plays France in a friendly … Read Full Storyread more
Players on loan could arrive as early as January
During a press conference held on Wednesday at the Artur Agostinho Auditorium in the Estádio José de Alvalade, in Lisbon, Bruno de Carvalho, President of Sporting Clube de Portugal, announced … Read Full Storyread more
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Revolution and Portugal’s Sporting Clube de Portugal (Sporting) have entered into a multiple-year strategic partnership.
Revolution club president Brian Bilello and general manager Michael Burns were in Lisbon on Wednesday for the announcement, which … Read Full Storyread more
NEW YORK (AP) – The crumbling old sick ward opens off a long hallway, separate from the rest of the Ellis Island hospital complex. Plaster peels from the walls. Broken porcelain light fixtures hang haphazardly above where beds once stood. … Read Full Storyread more
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) – The Champions League returns Tuesday and Wednesday with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi competing for yet another prize as the rival stars take aim at the tournament’s all-time scoring record.
While the world’s … Read Full Storyread more
UMass Lowell lecture to focus on Crossing Cultures with the Portuguese in Asia, Africa, and the Americas
LOWELL — The Saab-Pedroso Center for Portuguese Culture and Research at UMass Lowell will be presenting a lecture on “A New Hybrid World: … Read Full Storyread more
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Kale was at the top of the menu recently at the Hazelwood Senior Center.
Seniors learned how to put a new spin on the leafy greens most often used in Portuguese soup as part of … Read Full Story
BROCKTON — Nicalas Fernandes was in Italy earlier this month competing against kids from more than 60 countries for the title of best kickboxer in the world.
Yet the 12-year-old Brockton boy was not nervous. In fact, just the opposite.… Read Full Story
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Fernando Santos is taking over as Portugal coach, despite his eight-game international ban for misconduct at the World Cup.
The former Greece coach replaces Paulo Bento, who quit two weeks ago after a run of poor … Read Full Storyread more
FALL RIVER — Like many members of his new flock in southeastern Massachusetts, Bishop Edgar da Cunha immigrated to the United States, knowing very little English.
“It was a huge adjustment,” da Cunha said as he recalled the cold late … Read Full Storyread more
NEWPORT — In helping rededicate the Portuguese Discovery Monument at Brenton Point in Newport last Friday, Portugal’s Ambassador Nuno Brito recalled how he fell “instantly in love with it” when he visited it shortly after it was inaugurated by Presi-dent … Read Full Storyread more
WOODS HOLE, Mass. — Portugal’s Minister of Agriculture and Sea Assunção Cristas does not hide her country’s ambition to play a key role in shaping the global agenda to address the challenges facing the oceans.
“Portugal is a sea country … Read Full Story
SWANSEA — Debbie and John Furtado gave $2,000 to the police department to buy what is called a “search receiver with antenna,” a gift for their son, Jack.
Jack, 17, is on the autism spectrum with a tendency to wander. … Read Full Story