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The king’s rhinoceros

August 2, 2017 | Text: Manuela Nolasco Lamers Photos: Open source

While researching calçada portuguesa (Portuguese paving), I came across a source that claimed it to have started because of an Indian white rhino named "Ganga".…
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Municipal elections 2017

June 30, 2017 | Text: Manuela Nolasco Lamers Photos:

On Sunday 1st October 2017, municipal elections will be held all over Portugal. As EU citizens (and from some other countries too) living in this…
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Pedrogão Grande fire appeal

June 23, 2017 | Text: Salma Jaroudi Photos:

Pedrogão Grande Fire (Appeal to Members)   Dear IWP Members, In light of the large forest fire and devastation in the Pedrogão Grande area, we…
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Queluz Palace and Ericeira tour

June 11, 2017 | Text: Caroline Will Photos: Maggie Martinho

Have you ever wondered about the colour chosen for some of Portugal’s national palaces? Are you aware that Palácio de Queluz was repainted in blue…
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International Women in Portugal: José de Almada Negreiros exhibition

June 10, 2017 | Text: Caroline Will Photos: Maggie Martinho

The exhibition of the acclaimed Portuguese artist at the Gulbenkian Foundation was the venue for a recent IWP visit, kindly arranged by the Events and…
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Cascais Participatory Budget- Feedback

May 25, 2017 | Text: Manuela Nolasco Lamers Photos: Marsha Turner

On the afternoon of Saturday May 20th, part of the square in front of the Cascais town hall was cordoned off for a most important…
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Participatory Budget Cascais- Slide Presentation

May 13, 2017

  Slide presentation showing the different stages of the process. This slide presentation was arranged by IWP president Sonia Ribeiro.          …
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Participatory Budget Cascais

May 10, 2017 | Text: Manuela Nolasco Lamers Photos:

The Cascais Municipal Council (CMC) is calling for input from interested parties in respect of its 2017 Participatory Budget (Orçamento Participativo/OP). Every year the CMC…
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