Information: Speech delivered by the President of the Government
Full speech delivered by the President of the Government, Vasco Cordeiro, at the Solemn Session to celebrate the Day of the Autonomous Region of the Azores in the city of Horta on Monday:
"On this day when we celebrate the Azores and our Autonomy, I address my first words to greet the Azorean people who, from Corvo to Santa Maria, are united by the feelings of Sharing, Hope and Solidarity tha... more >>
Information: Vasco Cordeiro participates in the General Assembly of the Assembly of European Regions in Paris
The President of the Government, Vasco Cordeiro, will participate in the General Assembly of the Assembly of European Regions (AER) to take place in Paris on Friday and Saturday. This event has a special significance as the elections for the new Presidium, consisting of one president and eight vice-presidents, and the Bureau, which includes representatives of all member regions, will be held du... more >>
Information: Public buildings open to the public on the Day of the Azores
The Legislative Assembly of the Autonomous Region of the Azores and the Regional Government will open to the public some of the main public buildings on Monday, May 20, from 3 PM to 6 PM as part of the celebrations of the Day of the Azores.
The buildings that will be open to the public next Monday include the seat of the Regional Parliament and the gardens of the official residence of the Presid... more >>
Information: Autonomic Commendations distinguish 37 personalities and institutions this year
The solemn session of the Day of the Azores to be held in the city of Horta next Monday, jointly organised by the Regional Government and the Legislative Assembly, will be celebrated with the bestowal of 37 Honour Commendations.
The Azorean commendations, whose legal scheme was approved in 2002, "aim to distinguish, during one’ lifetime or posthumously, citizens and legal persons who disti... more >>
Information: Vasco Cordeiro analysed Lajes Air Base process with Minister of Foreign Affairs
The President of the Regional Government of the Azores met today in Lisbon with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Paulo Portas, to jointly analyse several issues concerning Lajes Air Base. This meeting also served to assess the steps taken by the National Government throughout this process.
"The labour issue is fundamental for the Government of the Azores," stated Vasco Cordeiro at the end of the... more >>
Information: Vasco Cordeiro restates importance of measures to promote job creation in the Azores
The President of the Government restated today in Angra do Heroísmo the importance the Government attaches to employment issues, reminding the measures that make up the Azorean Agenda for Employment Creation and Business Competitiveness and the programmes that have been launched thereafter.
"These initiatives are being already implemented and we believe that they will help us facing the pro... more >>
Information: Clarification from the Government of the Azores
Following the statement released by Quercus on Friday, the Regional Government clarifies the following:
1 - The construction project concerning the Energy Recovery Centre (CVE) has already been resized compared to the preliminary study. Therefore, it is not true that the Government of the Azores "will force" the Association of Municipalities of São Miguel (AMISM) to resize it;
2 - The CVE h... more >>
Information: Government of the Azores extends repayment deadlines of funds granted under line of credit "Azores Invest II" for micro and small companies
The Regional Government announced today the extension of repayment deadlines of funds granted under the Line of Credit "Azores Invest II" for micro and small companies. The deadline was extended to eight years.
According to the press release from the meeting held by the Council of the Government in Madalena, Pico Island, with this measure, the Regional Government aims to reinforce "the support to... more >>
Information: President of the Government says that protocol signed with security forces is "great lesson of Autonomy"
The President of the Government of the Azores said that the protocol signed today between the Regional Inland Transport Fund, PSP (Public Safety Police) and GNR (National Republican Guard) for investments in these security forces in the Region is a "great lesson of Autonomy and is a demonstration of what should be the political and administrative Autonomy of Regions."
"For those who may have ... more >>
Information: President of the Government expresses "deep regret" for Boston tragedy
The President of the Government sent today a message to the Governor of Massachusetts to express his "deep regret" for the tragedy that took place in Boston following the explosions during the Marathon.
"The cowardly attack to citizens, to the city of Boston and to the many participants in one of its most iconic events, resulting from the explosion of bombs yesterday, deserves the strong condemn... more >>