Madeira roads public-private partnerships payments; Portuguese Tavares to become Renault COO; Portugal’s electric vehicle programme; Ronaldo wants Coentrão in Real Madrid; Banks auctioned more than 1,500 foreclosed homes;

Portugal & Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Madeira roads public-private partnerships: € 3.5 m charges over the next 25 years

Público reports:

The public-private partnerships of the Government of Madeira … Read more

86 million euro Satellite Control Centre opened in Madeira; Tourism: Portugal is going to have a “good summer”; Yellow Weather alert for Rain; Foreign tourists spent 7 percent more in the country during the first quarter 2011 than in 2010;

Madeira & Portugal News from Paul Abbiati:

Tourism: Portugal is going to have a “good summer”

Portugal News:

“Amid the economic gloom, it appears Portugal has been given an unexpected… Read more

CINEMA FESTIVAL starts in Calheta; Golf: OPEN MADEIRA second most important in Portugal; GOLF: ‘Ferrie leads Madeira hopefuls’ Porto Santo 18-22 May; Madeira Rose Garden Quinta do Arco: International Award; INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY(S) well-attended;

Portugal & Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

First Documentary CINEMA FESTIVAL in Madeira starts in Calheta at Casa das Mudas on 19th

Programme:

Quinta-feira 19
10:30: Homem no Arame
Secção … Read more

QUINTA DO ARCO ROSE GARDEN wins World Federation of Rose Societies’ Prize; Museums & Galleries FREE 18th May; European finance ministers shrug off Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal & strike Portugal deal; Surfing: QUIKSILVER PRO PORTUGAL, Ericeira, June 14-19th, 2011; Tiago Pires;

Portugal & Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

“European finance ministers shrug off Dominique Strauss-Kahn scandal to strike Portugal deal”

The Telegraph:

“Europe’s finance ministers and the International Monetary Fund shrugged … Read more

POWERBOAT World Championship Grand Prix of Portugal 2011 Portimao 21-22 May; Portugal: tourist trade thriving thanks to European travellers seeking a safe alternative to restive Mediterranean destinations in North Africa; Portugal set to celebrate WOMEN’S FOOTBALL DAY; RALI DA CALHETA 2011 continues today Saturday;

Madeira & Portugal News from Paul Abbiati:

Rali da CALHETA 2011 continues today Saturday:


Caption: Paul do Mar stage of Rali, 2010

Official website with all details including times:
http://www.ralidacalheta.com/sobre.html… Read more

FILM FESTIVAL Calheta 19-22 May, 2011; Finnish parties agree to support bail-out for Portugal; CULTURAL HIGHLIGHT of the week; Portuguese Island to become first CO2-free island; Pina Bausch FILM; Contemporary Dance

Portugal & Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

Portuguese Island to become first CO2-free island

Finnish parties agree to support bail-out for Portugal

BBC article:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13372218

Contemporary Dance at Teatro Municipal Read more

PRESS CONFERENCE agreement between Portuguese authorities and the Troika; Beauty of Madeira’s flowers EXHIBITION ‘FLORartis’ Câmara de Lobos;Portugal bail-out: Statement clarifying EU and euro-area financial support; Braga and Benfica fight for place in Europa League final;

Portugal & Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:

link to Press Conference film in English:

http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/videoplayer.cfm?ref=77190

PRESS CONFERENCE agreement between Portuguese authorities and the Troika

Press Conference: soundbites

“Jürgen Kröger, Head … Read more

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