Information: Rodrigo Oliveira participates in the meeting of the Political Bureau of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions of Europe
The Regional Under Secretary of the Presidency for External Relations, Rodrigo Oliveira, will participate in the meeting of the Political Bureau of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions of Europe (CPMR) that will be held in the city of Malmö, Sweden, on June 7.
The Political Bureau is the higher political body of CPMR; it is responsible for the guidelines and positions that guide th... more >>
Information: Emigrant communities are "embassies of Azoreanity," says Paulo Teves
The Regional Director for Communities highlighted the importance of emigrant communities scattered around the world and considered them as "true embassies of Azoreanity." In this context, the government official challenged youngsters to "know and be proud" of the history of the Azorean people, "which was also made through emigration."
"We cannot and should not confine the Azores and Azoreanity to... more >>
Information: Relations between Portugal and USA face new challenges, says President of the Government
The President of the Government said in Boston on Tuesday that the cooperation between the USA and Portugal faces immediate challenges as a result of the announced reduction of military forces at Lajes Air Base. Vasco Cordeiro urged the emigrant community to convey to their political representatives in the USA the importance of this relation.
"Nowadays, the relations of friendship and cooperatio... more >>
Information: Conference "Science in the Azores - which future?" features over fifty papers
The conference "Science in the Azores - which future?" will be held in Ponta Delgada on Friday and Saturday. Organised by the Regional Secretariat for Education, Science and Culture, this initiative will feature over fifty papers.
According to the Scientific Committee of the conference, the papers will address issues related to various branches of Social Sciences, Humanities, Nature and Environm... more >>
Information: Regional Inspectorate of Economic Activities and Association of Municipalities of the Azores collaborate in the fight against parallel economy
The Regional Inspectorate of Economic Activities (IRAE) and the Association of Municipalities of the Autonomous Region of the Azores (AMRAA) have signed a cooperation protocol to combat parallel economy.
This protocol aims to enhance the potentialities of this association in order to render IRAE more efficient and effective in fighting against all entities engaging in parallel economic activiti... more >>
Information: Vasco Cordeiro is guest of honour of Portuguese Heritage Day in Massachusetts
The President of the Government participates today as guest of honour in the ceremonies to celebrate the Portuguese Heritage Day in the State of Massachusetts.
The solemn session that marks the twenty-ninth edition of these celebrations, promoted by members of the Portuguese-American Legislative Caucus, will take place at the Massachusetts State House in Boston. During this event, honorary commen... more >>
Information: Vasco Cordeiro wants to enhance influence of emigrants to project the Azores in the World
The President of the Government participated in the ceremonies of Portugal Heritage Day that took place in Boston on Tuesday. The government official defended the evolution of the relations between the Region and the emigrant communities in order to enhance the potential the new generations of Azorean descendants can bring to the projection of the Azores in the world.
"It is now time to move for... more >>
Information: Luís Cabral reiterates importance of Terceira and Horta hospitals in the context of regional hospitals
The Regional Secretary for Health assured today that, contrary to what has been stated by some opposition parties, "the importance of Terceira and Horta hospitals is not called into question." The government official stressed that the implementation of the proposed restructuring for the sector that is currently under debate "will not lead to redundancies."
"The hospitals continue to have the sam... more >>
Information: New Management Plan of the Hydrographic Region of the Azores open to public participation
The Regional Secretariat for Natural Resources will provide an electronic platform for public participation in the drafting of the new Management Plan of the Hydrographic Region of the Azores, which will enter into force between 2016 and 2021.
Those who are interested in taking part in this process, which will culminate in the second generation of that management plan, may use the email addre... more >>
Information: Regional Government grants guarantees to regional companies and provides annual savings over 380 thousand Euros
The Regional Government has decided to grant guarantees to the Society for the Promotion and Renewal of Housing and Infrastructures (SPRHI) and Lotaçor for the restructuring of the respective bank loans as well as to Sinaga for new investments.
The guarantees granted by the Government are part of a demanding and proper management of the financial resources made available to some regional co... more >>