Network of Incubators of the Azores already includes about 90 companies

The Network of Business Incubators of the Azores (RIEA), created by the Regional Government as part of the strategy to stimulate entrepreneurship, innovation and business competitiveness, already consists of eight incubators, following its expansion to private business centers and entities non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of social entrepreneurship, and has a practically exhausted occupation […]

Published on 20 February, 2019

Senators and Congressmen ask to SATA rethink Providence route

Two congressmen and two US senators, elected by the State of Rhode Island, where Providence airport is located, have just written a letter to the Portuguese ambassador in Washington, Fezas Vital, expressing concern that SATA’s decision to abandon the Providence route and asking the carrier to rethink their decision. In the letter, which the “Azores Diary” […]

Published on 19 February, 2019

Rhode Island Portugal Day with New President

After a meritorious journey, Liliana Sousa has resigned as president of the Boston Portuguese Festival. Liliana Sousa saw her work recognized both at the consular level and in the community circles and even at Lisbon when she received a decoration from the President of the Republic of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. The visit of […]

Published on 14 February, 2019

Emigration to Canada

Canada is still one of the few countries to accept immigrants from all over the world. In the next 3 years, they will accept more than 1 million people. But we warn you to be vigilant and to stop being influenced by illegal and corrupt companies that take advantage of the needs of some to […]

Published on 19 January, 2019

Operators and Politicians protest with SATA

The uncertainty so far over the continued operation of Azores Airlines between the American city of Providence and Ponta Delgada is generating a broad protest movement among operators, businessmen and politicians of the Portuguese-American community, fearing that the remove this route from your calendar this year. The influential Luso-American newspaper, Portuguese Times, New Bedford writes, […]

Published on 17 January, 2019

Google Arts & Culture and the Portuguese Ministry of Culture.

The project ‘Portugal: Arte e Património’ was launched, a partnership between Google Arts & Culture and the Portuguese Ministry of Culture. From now on, the collections of the museums, palaces and national monuments covered by the DGPC, as well as exhibitions and virtual visits are available on the Internet. An idea that the Azores may […]

Published on 17 January, 2019

80 years from the birth of Santana Airport

In this year 2019, the Association of Azorean Emigrants will celebrate the 80th anniversary of the birth of the first Military Airfield on the island of São Miguel, Santana – Rabo de Peixe. Although it started as an airstrip in support of the Allies in World War II, it would be better known in the […]

Published on 14 January, 2019

#MakePortugueseCount

PALCUS has launched a national campaign to encourage the participation of Portuguese-Americans in the 2020 U.S. Census under the tagline Make Portuguese Count™. PALCUS has been working with U.S. Census Bureau to establish the first national Complete Count Committee in the history of the bureau. This campaign has the support of the U.S. Census Bureau […]

Published on 3 January, 2019

Applications for the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship 2019

Young people between the ages of 16 and 18 can apply for a Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship 2019, which will give them the opportunity to spend four weeks in an exchange program in the United States, focusing on global issues affecting young Americans and Europeans. Applications are open until February 8th. More information: https://us.usembassy.gov/benjamin-franklin-summer-institute/ USA […]

Published on 31 December, 2018

Distinctions 2018 – Businessman Luso-descendant Michael Benevides – Portugalia Marketplace

By António Pedro Costa Throughout this year of 2018, the Correio dos Açores weekly published a section called “Conversations on Sunday”, in which it highlighted a figure of our society, in order to try to emphasize some important areas of our daily life, culture, sports, leisure and economy, showing many successes of Azoreans, personalities residing […]

Published on 30 December, 2018

Outdoor Museum in Toronto is a tribute to the Portuguese

One of the central areas of Toronto, known as ‘Little Portugal’, is being transformed into an open-air museum through urban graffiti art, in tribute to the contribution of the Portuguese community. The Dundas West Open-Air Museum is due to open in March 2019 and will be endowed with an initial 20-graffitis designed by South American […]

Published on 29 December, 2018

Presentation lunch of the New Board of Directors of the House of the Azores Rio de Janeiro – Brazil

On January 13th, at 1:00 p.m., the new board of directors of Casa dos Açores will be presented for the 2019/2020 biennium. The presentation will be made during a lunch in the noble hall with musical animation (special participation of the Portuguese singer Mário Simões).

Published on 28 December, 2018