Cruise ship rescue

260km south of Madeira

Rescue operation at sea

JM reports that a 22-year-old woman of Indonesian nationality was rescued today from a cruise ship “Mein Schiff 4”, which was sailing 135 nautical miles (about … Read more

Commitment to tourism

€13m to promote Madeira

Funchal, the heart of tourism in Madeira

JM reports that yesterday, the PSD Parliamentary Group highlighted the Regional Government’s commitment to the tourism sector, namely in terms of promotion, with the objective of … Read more

Portuguese police denialists

Hundreds of police officers in vaccine denial

Portuguese police

As in the Armed Forces, in the police there are those who refuse to be vaccinated, but they also have no operational restrictions … Read more

Expo boat left to rot

Covid deaths reach 100

Expo boat left to rot 9

JM leads with a report that the replica of the boat that made the original connection between Madeira and Porto Santo was built in 1998 and … Read more

Protests continue in Funchal

… but the president’s not for turning

Protest outside Qta Vigia

The president of the Regional Government, Miguel Albuquerque, assured yesterday that, despite protests, his Executive will not go back on any of the … Read more

New data centre

Plan for “Atlantic data centre”

Artists impression of new data centre

The Diario reports that the company Emacom, owned by the Madeira Electricity Company, will invest around €9 million in the installation of the largest data … Read more

Child vaccinations next month

Vaccinations for 5-11-year-olds planned

Child vaccination

Child vaccinations: The Diario reports that Madeira expects to receive 7,500 doses of the vaccine against COVID-19 in December to start administering to children aged between … Read more

“Full house” in Funchal

Port fully occupied this morning

The port of Funchal this morning

The Diario reports that on a grey morning the Port of Funchal derives some beauty and satisfaction from seeing its capacity sold out with all … Read more

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