Immigrant population rising

Post-pandemic rise of nearly 20%

Population graphic

The Diario reports that since the beginning of the pandemic, the foreign population residing in Madeira has increased by 18.9%, from 8,586 individuals in 2019 … Read more

724 more public employees

Arraial das Casas do Povo returns

724 more public employees headline

The headline in today’s edition of your DIARIO reveals that the different bodies of the regional Public Administration in the Region have hired 724 … Read more

Dia da Marinha

… marked by events in Madeira this weekend

NRP Mondego patrol will also be open to visits to mark Dia da Marinha
NRP Mondego patrol boat in Funchal

JM reports that whilst Faro will host the celebrations of the Day of the Navy, Funchal … Read more

Monkeypox hits Portugal

5 men test positive on the mainland

Monkeypox virus

Various readers have been in touch with links to stories about a mysterious outbreak of the Monkeypox virus in Europe.

The Daily Mail … Read more

Cruise ship numbers recover

… but passenger numbers down

Cruise ship - numbers up

JM reports that the ports of Madeira (including Porto Santo) received, in April this year, 62 stopovers by cruise ships, recording one of the best … Read more

Classic Auto Parade – videos

130 classic cars participate

Classic Car Parade

Both local newspapers report on their websites that the good weather caused a flood of spectators into downtown Funchal yesterday afternoon, which became ‘crowded’ with people … Read more

National Motorcycle Day

… next weekend in Calheta

National Motorcycle Day
Motorcycle enthusiasts in Funchal

JM report that the commemoration of the National Motorcycle Day is scheduled for the 22nd of May, with the traditional motorcyclist … Read more

Passada reservoir works

… part of 14 reservoirs being restored

Passada reservoir

JM reports that the President of the Regional Government, Miguel Albuquerque, visits this Saturday, May 14, at 10:00 am, the restoration works of … Read more

Travel agencies warn against taxes

Prudence recommended

Taxes headline in JM

JM reports that the president of the Portuguese Association of Travel and Tourism Agencies warns of the risk of new taxes being charged to tourists, such as tickets … Read more

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