Portugal ‘sells’ Ronaldo to Spain; Christiano Ronaldo in Porto Santo?;FUNCHAL JAZZ Saxophonist Branford Marsalis one of headline acts; Bravery of Portuguese war hero Aristides de Sousa Mendes resonates today: Guardian article; Portuguese theatre, fado and dance in Paris this April; Paulo Ribeiro choreographer; Ricardo Pais theatre/stage director;

Madeira and Portugal News from Paul Abbiati

Portugal ‘sells’ Ronaldo to Spain in €160m deal on national debt

The Independent:
http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/international/portugal-sells-ronaldo-to-spain-in-8364160m-deal-on-national-debt-2258903.html

Ronaldo in Porto Santo ............  ...read more

Portuguese architect wins ‘architecture’s Nobel’; Prince Charles’ Green Visit to Portugal; TAP Flights to Lisbon from Manchester;

Portugal & Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:


Portuguese architect wins ‘architecture’s Nobel’: the 2011 Pritzker Prize

Eduardo Souto de Moura wins 2011 Pritzker Prize.

The international prize, which is awarded each year to a living architect for significant achievement, was established ............  ...read more

2011 Blandy’s Madeira Bicentennial; Portuguese businesses expanding despite economic crisis; Air Berlin Madeira flights: project sales to increase 16,5% Summer 25,8% in Winter; Ferry incident at Funchal Port;

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2011 Blandy’s Madeira Bicentennial

“Blandy’s Madeira has been synonymous with quality Madeira wine.

The Blandys are unique in being the only family of all the original founders of the Madeira wine trade to still own and manage their own original ............  ...read more

Rali de Portugal: Madeiran Bernardo no TOP 10; Portuguese invention to make luggage traceable; April cultural events in Madeira; Dennis Potter production in Calheta, Madeira; International Day of Monuments & Sites 18 April;Why ‘Tremoços’ are wonderful!; Igreja do Colegio: Barroco masterpiece;

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Rali de Portugal: Madeiran Bernardo no TOP 10

Diario article: http://www.dnoticias.pt/actualidade/desporto/256388-bernardo-no-top-10

Portuguese invention to make luggage traceable
Portugal News:
The University of Minho Polymer ............  ...read more

Portuguese PM resigns Wednesday night; Flying dolphins off Paul do Mar, Madeira; Madeira mega-promotion in Brazil; 1st TAP Golf Open Madeira March-April;

Portugal & Madeira News from Paul Abbiati

Portuguese Prime Minister resigns

CNN reports:

“Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates resigned Wednesday in a televised speech to his debt-ridden nation after parliament rejected his government’s austerity plan intended to ease the financial ............  ...read more