Madeira Carnaval 2012 slideshow; Boat abandoned at or near Paul do Mar; Mountain biking in Madeira; European Windsurfing Championships Madeira Day 1; Concert at Madeira Wine Institute Friday night; Bailout: growing possibility of Portugal needing a new bailout;

International, National and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Thankyou for contributions in the comments section from Peter and Ellen among others

Madeira Carnaval 2012 slideshow

From Don Amaro in Madeira. Thanks Don Amaro!

Boat abandoned at or near Paul do Mar

reported on the Diario Newspaper website Friday morning:

Mountain biking in Madeira

European Windsurfing Championships Madeira Day 1

Daily Programme 24 Fevereiro a 1 de Março / 24 February to 1 March

POSTO NÁUTICO DE SÃO LÁZARO / SÃO LÁZARO WATER-SPORTS CENTER

09h30 – Subida ao pódio dos primeiros três classificados / Previous day races’ podiums

11h00 às 18h00 – Regatas na Baía do Funchal / Racing in Funchal Bay
Simuladores em pranchas / Try boardsail sessions: dry-land wind simulators

18h00 – 19h00 – Sabores da Madeira ao som da Música / Taste of Madeira to the sound of Music

PRAÇA DO MAR – Av. Arriaga
Exposição do Comité Olímpico Português / Exhibition by the Portuguese National Olympic Committee

QUINTA CALAÇA / Quinta Calaça, Club House of Clube Naval do Funchal
Exposição Temática – RS:X Uma classe Olímpica / Photography Exhibition – RS:X An Olympic Class
Entrada Livre / Free Entry | 9h00 às 12h30 – 14h às 18h00

Concert at Madeira Wine Institute Friday night

Listen to the Mandoline Orchestra Concert and taste Madeira Wine!

24th January, 9 p.m. at Madeira Wine Institute.
Entrance: 10 euros

Bailout: growing possibility of Portugal needing a new bailout

Portugal Daily View:

Portugal’s Friday Newspapers lead with the European Commission’s economic forecasts for Portugal and the growing possibility of the country needing a new bailout

http://www.portugaldailyview.com/

All images from Diario de Noticias or official Facebook pages of Madeira Tourism unless otherwise stated

11 thoughts on “Madeira Carnaval 2012 slideshow; Boat abandoned at or near Paul do Mar; Mountain biking in Madeira; European Windsurfing Championships Madeira Day 1; Concert at Madeira Wine Institute Friday night; Bailout: growing possibility of Portugal needing a new bailout;”

  1. from dnoticias Police looking for three crew. Vessel stranded at Paul will run out of fuel
    GNR following the case since the last 21h

    A boat with 13 meters and four 350 horsepower engines, ran aground yesterday evening around 20h, in Paul do Mar.

    The vessel will have been uncharacteristic of fuel as it approached the coast, probably in search of supplies. You must log in Galicia and there are strong suspicions that belongs to an international network of drug trafficking.

    The police authorities were in place this morning. The PJ will issue a statement regarding this case, it would have improved to be monitored by Spanish police.

    Witnesses ensure that the vessel has the shore with three people aboard. You track down the crew walking the police.

    Since yesterday the 21 hours that the GNR follows the case on the spot.

  2. from dnoticias Launch is on the largest seizure of cocaine in the Atlantic
    Fishing boat at sea was detected between Madeira and the Azores…..Everything indicates that the boat found last night in Paul do Mar is on the case of a large drug seizure made in the early hours of Wednesday by Spanish police. According to the press today unveiled the neighboring country, the Servicio de Surveillance Aduanera (SVA) preyed Galician fishing boat ‘ratonero’ with 3.6 tons of cocaine (3,600 pounds) on board, when he sailed the Atlantic, an area located between Madeira and the Azores. The authorities went forth that the vessel 21 meters off the drug collected in Venezuela and was destined for the region of Galicia in northwest Spain. Been arrested five people who were on board (four Galician and a Colombian, the latter represent a cartel of their country), but the SVA and the Guardia Civil admitted the possibility of making further arrests on land.

  3. from the euro news. New treatment for prostate enlargement…by Portugal doctors.

    wwwDOTeuronewsDOTnet/2012/02/21/science-new-treatment-for-prostate-enlargement/

  4. The best Madeira has to offer:
    Don Amaro thanks for your comments. Your blog which is positive, dynamic and progressive and your high quality artwork is a window showing the best Madeira has to offer and inspires me. Keep aiming high! Paul Abbiati

  5. Hundreds unaware they live areas at high risk. From dnoticias
    wwwDOTdnoticiasDOTpt/multimedia/fotoreportagem/309945-centenas-desconhecem-que-vivem-em-zonas-de-elevado-risco

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