Restricted travel this weekend

The long weekend will again see a travel ban between municipalities

JM report that journeys between municipalities will again be restricted during the long weekend ahead, between tomorrow, Friday, and … Read more

Free masks delayed

Masks to be delivered by mid-May

Poster showing maskThe Diario reports that yesterday’s press conference to update the position with COVID-19 in the archipelago included an admission that the entire population of … Read more

Spain fears another recession

Spain plans for “new normality”

The BBC report this morning that Spain has announced a four-phase plan to lift its stringent coronavirus lockdown and return to a “new normality” by … Read more

3200 tests conducted

Recovered cases match infected

Funchal Hospital, where tests are conductedThe Diario reports that health authorities in the Region have already tested 2,850 people, which makes a total of 3,201 tests carried out, a number that … Read more

Desperate businessmen

Businessmen in Madeira looking for assistance

Front page of the Diario reports on "Desperate Businessmen"The headline in today’s Diario reads “Desperate businessmen”. They reveal in their printed edition that many companies in the Region have not yet received … Read more

End of cheap travel?

Social distancing could end cheap travel

easyJet planes parked up, as cheap travel stopsThanks to Jaime for a link to a Guardian report that the days of cheap air travel will be over if airlines are forced … Read more

COVID-19: no more cases Sunday

No new cases for 2nd day

no new cases reported on SundayThe Regional Secretary of Health, Pedro Ramos, and the vice president of IASaúde, Bruna Gouveia, are presenting, this Sunday, April 26, the usual update … Read more

How restaurants will reopen

Proposed new rules for restaurants in Portugal

Il Gallo d'Oro restaurant in FunchalThe Portugal News reports on how restaurants might reopen in the country; Customers sitting at regulated minimum distances; disinfectant gel at the restaurant … Read more

JM website attacked

Local newspaper suffers 2 cyberattacks

JM, the local newspaper whose website suffered an attackOne of the two leading local newspapers locally has suffered not just one but two cyberattacks in the last few days

JM’s Facebook page announces … Read more

25th April celebrated

Fireworks mark celebration of Revolution

Last night saw the anniversary of the start of the the “Carnation Revolution” in Portugal in 1974. The military coup had two secret signals. The … Read more

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