Informação: Paulo Teves defends importance of Azorean communities in the promotion of transatlantic relations
The Regional Director for Communities defended effective participation of communities of Azorean descent in the promotion of transatlantic relations in commercial, social and academic areas. The government official also emphasised the work that has been carried out in the preservation of Azorean culture in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. "The Azores of today need their communities to str... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Directorate for Communities promotes training course for immigrants
The Government of the Azores, through the Regional Directorate for Communities, and in collaboration with Criaçores - São Miguel Artisans' Association, promotes a training course for immigrants living in the Azores that will start today.
This 20-day training course is intended to boost the professional skills of unemployed immigrants with the acquisition of crafts skills.
Hence, the m... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Director for Communities visits Brazil and Uruguay
The Regional Director for Communities begins a trip to Brazil and Uruguay on Tuesday, which will take place until June 21. This visit will be an opportunity for establishing contact with several entities in the emigrant communities and of Azorean descent residing in these two South American countries.
Paulo Teves begins his trip in the State of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, where he will meet wit... Mais >>
Informação: 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... Mais >>
Informação: 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... Mais >>
Informação: 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... Mais >>
Informação: 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... Mais >>
Informação: Rodrigo Oliveira says 250th anniversary of San Carlos city is an opportunity to bring the Azores closer to Uruguay
The Regional Under Secretary of the Presidency for External Relations said today in Ponta Delgada that the celebrations of the 250th anniversary of the founding of San Carlos city "are a moment that acknowledges 'Azoreanity' and an opportunity to bring the Azores closer to Uruguay and to enhance cooperation between them."
Rodrigo Oliveira stressed "the historical role of the Azorean couples who ... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Director for Communities highlights importance of Houses of the Azores
The Regional Director for Communities restated the Government's priority to closely work with all Houses of the Azores in favour of "Azoreanity" and the promotion of the Autonomous Region of the Azores in the world.
Speaking at the session to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the House of the Azores of Algarve that took place in Faro last Saturday, Paulo Teves praised the work carried out by this... Mais >>
Informação: Regional Director for Communities highlights importance of "full integration" of emigrant and immigrant communities
The Regional Director for Communities said today in Ponta Delgada that the Azorean Government has sought to meet the needs of emigrants and immigrants in order to "promote their full integration" in the archipelago.
Paulo Teves welcomed a group of 15 students from the University of British Columbia, who are visiting the Azores. The government official presented a paper on the Azorean communities... Mais >>