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Portugal stakes a claim at Colombian book fair

José Saramago

The work of Saramago, Lobo Antunes and Camões to be featured, as well as that of young writers.

April 18th, 2013 | Posted in Books, Culture, Featured, Portugal News | Read More »

The great Portuguese hollowing out

The Tagus river in Lisbon.

With every passing day Portugal has less and less economy left, while fewer and fewer people remain to pay down the debt.

February 25th, 2013 | Posted in Business, Featured, Portugal News | Read More »

Joana Vasconcelos

Joana Vasconcelos

Lisbon-based artist Joana Vasconcelos has had a year to remember, becoming the first woman to show her work at the Palace of Versailles and taking on what she described as “the most fascinating challenge” of an already remarkable career.

December 4th, 2012 | Posted in Iberians 2012 | Read More »

Vasconcelos finds a Baroque home in Versailles

Wine Pavilion, by Joana Vasconcelos.

Fêted Portuguese artist returns to France, where she was born, with a major show.

July 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Culture, Featured, Spain News | Read More »

Portugal’s spy who came in from the cold

Jorge Silva Carvalho.

The Portuguese secret service is in turmoil after a former intelligence director was charged with spying on major economic and political players on behalf of his new employer. Featuring corruption, state secrets and Freemasonry, this is no ordinary scandal.

June 6th, 2012 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Portugal News | Read More »

The Outsiders!

Fado: mournful simplicity.

The music of Iberia has the strongest of identities, yet it has absorbed many influences over the decades – and become a powerful influence itself.

December 7th, 2011 | Posted in Featured, IberoArts, Iberoblog, Music | Read More »

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