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
WASHINGTON — Longtime community volunteer Liliana de Sousa and Rádio Voz do Emigrante director Frank Baptista will be among the six individuals and one organization that will be honored Oct. 11 at the 18th Annual Portuguese-American Leadership Council of the … Read Full Storyread more
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Front-running presidential candidate Marina Silva says the key to her support among millions of Brazilians who joined in anti-government protests last year is her understanding that reforming a broken political system will come from the … Read Full Storyread more
SAO PAULO (AP) – More than a decade of Workers Party rule has seen Brazil prioritize ties with its leftist regional neighbors, from helping muscle socialist Venezuela into the Mercosur trade bloc to financing a billion-dollar transformation of an industrial … Read Full Storyread more
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Hulk and Axel Witsel scored first-half goals to give Zenit St. Petersburg a 2-0 win against 10-man Benfica in their opening Champions League Group C game Tuesday.
Hulk put Zenit ahead in the fifth … Read Full Storyread more
A Fall River man who left his car and rushed into a burning building to alert residents to a fire was honored Sept. 11 with a civilian bravery award.
BOSTON — Michael DeSousa was presented with the Madeline Amy Sweeney … Read Full Storyread more
Currently in this first year serving on the Fall River City Council, Jasiel Correia II has been making headlines recently for his allegation that Mayor Will Flanagan tried to intimidate him during a late-night meeting. But a look into his … Read Full Storyread more
DARTMOUTH — The town of Dartmouth and the municipality of Nordeste in the Azores inked a sister city agreement on Monday committing themselves to identify activities that can generate new initiatives to further social, cultural, sportive and commercial relationships.
The … Read Full Story