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;

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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 today – image from the … 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;

Madeira and Portugal News from Paul Abbiati:

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 … Read more

Snow on the serras-update on roads;Madeira CAB wins Portuguese Basketball Cup first time;Flights to Madeira from Norwich; Business News: Goodbye ‘Modelo’ Hello ‘Continente’;Calheta: jewellery course; Telegraph on Madeira: readers’ tips, recommendations and travel advice;

Portugal & Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Roads closed mainly due to snowfall

The website of Madeira Protecção Civil advises that these roads are closed mainly due to snowfall: … Read more

“Prémio fantástico para a Madeira” -Madeiran Team wins Portuguese Basketball Cup for the first time; “Portuguese Tiger”, “Saca” third in 2011 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast, Australia; The ‘Record’; Snow on Madeira’s Areeiro serras;

Portugal & Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Snow on Madeira’s Areeiro serras

“Portuguese Tiger”, “Saca” third in 2011 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast, Australia

Surfer Today.com:

“Surfing is becoming a very … Read more

Portuguese President Inauguration speech;Malasadas: right temperature, size & talent; O Cagarro – Cory Shearwater Bird of the Year 2011; Portugal has most of the rare seabirds species in Europe;

Portugal & Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Portuguese President Inauguration speech

Portuguese President calls for a political and social consensus

Reuters reports:

“Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva said on Wednesday … Read more

Snow on high peaks!; Portugal gold & silver medal at European Indoors; CARNAVAL continues…Madeira Carnival Float Parade, 2011; Sunday night, March 6th, Funchal: ‘Carnaval das Avenidas’; ‘Trapalhão Parade’, Tuesday, 8th March- it’s Carnival – nobody takes it badly”

Madeira and Portugal News from Paul Abbiati:

Weather News from Elaine in the Comments section – thanks Elaine!

“Over 10 cm of snow on the high peaks but the roads … Read more

Madeira Carnival week has started!: 2010: ‘best year ever’ for tourism revenue in Portugal; EDP Energias de Portugal: best results ever; TAP: profits 8.7 percent improvement on 2009;

Portugal & Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Superb Portugal Promotional Tourism Film 2011 in High-Definition INCLUDING MADEIRA enjoy:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lhrMugiwIc

Portugal News article:

“Bank of Portugal claims 2010 was ‘best year Read more

Portuguese Super Agent: Jorge Mendes; Prazeres, Calheta art: ‘Galeria dos Prazeres’ New Exhibition; Madeira second highest GDP in Portugal; Madeira hot spot for the young and the chic; Madeira: a girl’s guide to the best shops, hotels and restaurants; Leeds to Madeira: direct flights start

Portugal & Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Portuguese Super Agent: Jorge Mendes

A Football Report .com:

“He speaks English, French, Italian and Spanish, carries an army of mobile phones, sleeps … Read more

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