Topics :: Portugal

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Portugal’s Port Wine Region Faces Fears About Future

By BARRY HATTON | Nov 8
British families like the Symingtons have been at the heart of this northern Portuguese region’s port wine trade for generations. Dominic Symington, one of seven in the family wine business, has an ancestor - Walter Maynard - who shipped port to Britain i

’Boyfriend’ Allegedly Murders, Castrates Prominent Portuguese Gay Journalist in NYC Luxury Hotel

By David Caruso | Jan 8
A prominent Portuguese journalist - described as a gay-rights crusader - was found slain & castrated in a luxury Times Square hotel after a violent argument. His young boyfriend, a sometime model, is being accused of the grisly murder.

Lesbian couple weds in Portugal’s 1st gay marriage

By Barry Hatton | Jun 7
A lesbian couple wed Monday in Portugal’s first same-sex ceremony since the predominantly Catholic country introduced a law allowing gay marriage last month.

Portugal’s president ratifies gay marriage law

By Barry Hatton | May 18
Portugal’s conservative president announced Monday he is reluctantly ratifying a law allowing gay marriage, making the predominantly Catholic country the sixth in Europe to let same-sex couples wed.

Portugal leaders join forces on financial crisis

Apr 28
Portugal’s prime minister and the leader of the main opposition party say they have agreed on measures to help steer the country out of a financial crisis that threatens to engulf the eurozone’s poorest member.

Portuguese parliament moves to permit gay marriage

Jan 8
Portugal’s Parliament is debating a bill that would permit gay marriage in the mostly Roman Catholic country.

Portuguese govt aims to permit gay marriage

By Barry Hatton | Dec 17
Portugal’s Socialist government has drawn up a proposal that would make Portugal the sixth European country to allow gay marriage.

Reid’s Palace showcases flavors of Madeira

Nov 6
Madeira’s Reid’s Palace, set atop a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, is highlighting some of the authentic attributes of the island by using local products to create memorable experiences for its guests.

Madeira for Just $849 for a Week

Oct 14
Warm and sunny Madeira Island offers so much more than its wine. Madeira has a nearly perfect climate in the winter - warm and clear with temperature in the 70s.

Americans visit Portugal in increasing numbers

Oct 6
As travel on the whole decreases in Europe, Portugal has continued to grow as a destination for American travelers.

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