Portugal is the Most Welcoming Country in the World

For the first time ever, Portugal claims the top position as the world’s most welcoming country for expats. According to InterNations, almost every expat living there (94%) says they are happy with the attitude of locals towards foreign residents. Indeed, this general satisfaction is far above average across all top-10 destinations. Most Welcoming Country in…
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International Mother Language Day – February 21st

Announced by UNESCO in 1999, International Mother Language Day (IMLD) celebrates cultural diversity and honors the students that were brutally killed by police in 1952, when demonstrating for the recognition of Bengali as one of the two national languages of East Pakistan (present-day Bangladesh). It’s hard to imagine the challenges faced by students who have been…
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We lost the Portuguese translator Rui Santana Brito

Last Wednesday, the Portuguese translator Rui Santana Brito, former deputy director of Cinemateca Portuguesa (the Portuguese Film Institute), passed away in Lisbon. Working directly from Italian, French and English, he translated some of the most well-known published books, from the 900 pages of Juliette, by the controversial Marquis de Sade, to Robert Graves's King Jesus.…
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