Information: Interjovem Card with new benefits and discounts available from Friday
The same price, new advantages. This is how the Interjovem Card 2010/2011 was presented during the statutory visit of the Regional Government to Santa Maria, which will be available in the archipelago starting on Friday.
The presentation was made by the Regional Secretary of the Presidency, who was accompanied by the Regional Director for Youth. André Bradford wanted to stress “the sat... more >>
Information: Government supports initiatives to promote knowledge on Europe among Azoreans
The Government of the Azores awarded 40,845 Euros on Tuesday to support three cultural initiatives that aim to enhance the knowledge on Europe among the Azorean population.
Granted by orders of the Regional Secretary of the Presidency, published in the Official Journal on Tuesday, these funds are also intended to support artistic and cultural manifestations that may contribute to the creation of ... more >>
Information: Government supports production of television series on Azorean History
The Government will award 28,500 Euros to fund the production of a television series on the History of the Azores, featuring nine episodes, 45 minutes each.
Awarded by order of the Regional Secretary of the Presidency, which was published in the Official Journal on Tuesday, the governmental support will be allocated to the University of the Azores which will co-produce the television series in a... more >>
Information: Promedia II awarded over 137 thousand Euros on the Cohesion islands
The Programme to Support the Media, PROMEDIA II, has awarded a total of 137,441.12 Euros on the Cohesion islands in 2009, which corresponds to 24 applications for the measures comprised by this programme, revealed the Secretary of the Presidency in a visit to the facilities of the Graciosa Radio Station.
Although he considered that “the amount of the granted support was significant for the ... more >>
Information: New services for Lajes Air Base are an opportunity for promoting the strategic centrality of the Azores in the Atlantic
The Secretary of the Presidency, André Bradford, stated last Thursday that the new services for the Lajes Air Base should also be understood as an opportunity to promote the strategic centrality of the Azores in the Atlantic.Speaking at the opening session of the seminar “The Azores in the Geopolitics of the Atlantic” (Os Açores na Geopolítica do Atlântico) that too... more >>
Information: Regional Government satisfied with the decrease of crime reports in the Azores
According to the annual Internal Affairs report, there has been a decrease of three percent in the number of crime reports in the Autonomous Region of the Azores compared to the previous year, stressed the Regional Secretary of the Presidency in Ponta Delgada on Thursday afternoon.
André Bradford, who conveyed the positive assessment of the Government about this fact, stated that these figu... more >>
Information: Amendment to Lajes Labour Agreement is not detrimental to workers
The Secretary of the Presidency rejected on Thursday the idea that the amendment to the Lajes Labour Agreement, approved by the Government of the Republic earlier this year, is “a defeat and a disgrace.” Speaking at the Azorean Parliament, following a political statement presented by the leader of CDS / PP, André Bradford assured that such “is not true.”“What we ... more >>
Information: Regional Plan to Prevent and Combat Domestic Violence approved
The creation a grid with the indicators to identify the risk situations and their respective emergency levels is one the measures comprised by the Regional Plant to prevent and Combat Domestic Violence, which was approved by the Government of the Azores on Thursday.
The document, which will be in force for the next three years, is “a fundamental political tool for public policies in this ar... more >>
Information: Support to tourist promotion and animation will reach 10 million Euros this year
Ten million Euros will be the maximum amount of support to be allocated by the Government of the Azores to the non-profitable associations this year in order to subsidise public interest projects in the area of tourism.
The decision was implemented by a Resolution approved by the Council of the Government on Wednesday regarding the promotion and development of a structured tourism animation offer... more >>
Information: Clarification from the Office of the Regional Secretary of the Presidency
As a consequence the recently published articles in the Azores, through the Açoriano Oriental newspaper, and at a national level in the Diário de Notícias last Tuesday, concerning the alleged statements of the Regional Secretary of the Presidency about the salary raises at the Lajes Air Base, the Government clarifies the following:
1. The Government of the Azores, through its repre... more >>