Information: Press release from the Council of the Government
The Government of the Azores, which met in Ponta Delgada on April 28, has determined the following:
1. Partially suspend the Ponta Delgada Municipal Master Plan (PDM), located in an area adjacent to Canada das Murtas and the Caminho Velho do Pico da Pedra, after hearing the association of municipalities of São Miguel and the Ponta Delgada City Hall, with the sole and exclusive purpose of bui... more >>
Information: Azorean Government supports socio-cultural institutions of Azorean communities
The Government of the Azores has granted the social-cultural institutions of Azorean communities a financial aid in the amount of 165,500 Euros to support the activity plans addressed at the promotion of the civic, cultural and social participation of communities.
In an ordinance published in the Official Journal on Thursday, the Regional Secretary of the Presidency justified the allocation of t... more >>
Information: Carlos César at book release by Prime Minister of Cape Verde
The President of the Government attended the release of the book “Uma agenda de transformação para Cabo Verde” (An agenda of transformation for Cape Verde) by the Prime Minister of Cape Verde, José Maria Neves, at the Lisbon City Hall on Monday afternoon.
Being the first literary work by the Prime Minister of Cape Verde, the book, which was presented by Mário Soar... more >>
Information: Government stresses cooperation with US authorities in the area of deportations
The Secretary of the Presidency stressed on Monday morning the partnership the Azorean Government has established with the Bristol County Sheriff over the year in cases of deportation, highlighting the fact that the Detention Centre implemented in that city “is a national example in the United States.”
André Bradford spoke at the end of a meeting with Bristol County Sheriff, Tho... more >>
Information: Azorean Government supports diaspora associations
The Government of the Azores has allocated a financial support to 13 Azorean diaspora associations in the United States, Canada and Mainland Portugal in a global amount over 92,000 Euros.
In the ordinances published in the Official Journal on Wednesday, the Regional Secretary of the Presidency justifies the allocation of these funds given the need “to implement the support and cooperation ... more >>
Information: “Incube” project presented on Thursday to promote youth entrepreneurship
The current social and economic context demands from us a determined effort to update strategies for enhancing the employability of youngsters and providing them with the opportunities for their personal and professional achievements, reiterated the Regional Secretary for the Presidency in Ponta Delgada on Thursday.
André Bradford spoke at the presentation of the “Incube” projec... more >>
Information: Government creates programme to support the dissemination of youngsters’ works
“Põe-te em cena” (Show yourself) is the name of a programme created by the Government to support the dissemination of youngsters’ works that was announced by the Secretary of the Presidency in Praia da Vitória on Wednesday.
As André Bradford explained during a visit to the Terceira Youth Academy, this is a project that follows “LabJovem,” an initiativ... more >>
Information: Government sets at 9 million Euros the maximum amount of support awarded to tourist promotion and animation projects
The Government of the Azores has set at 9 million Euros the maximum amount of financial support to be awarded in 2011 “under the contract-programmes with non-profit organisations for the implementation of projects of interest public in the areas of tourist promotion and animation.”
When presenting the press release of the last meeting of the Council of the Government held on Wednesda... more >>
Information: Government improves support to renewal, repair and improvement works in degraded houses
The Government of the Azores announced on Wednesday the amendment to the regulation system of the Legal Scheme on the awarding of financial support to renewal, repair and improvement works in degraded houses in the Azores.
The measure, approved at the last meeting of the Council of the Government, “not only intends to encourage the renewal of the housing sector in the Region, making it less... more >>
Information: Government relaunches Journalism Prize “Communities”
“The Journalism Prize “Communities”, which we now resume, has the triple purpose of enhancing a deeper knowledge on the Azorean culture overseas, through journalist production, recognising the journey and the challenges of the future of Azorean communities in the world; promoting the respect for difference in the Azores, the respect for immigrants as well as for the values of mul... more >>