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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Liberty Counsel joins battle against Boston censoring Christian flag

Liberty Counsel filed a brief in support of its motion for summary judgement requesting the United States District Court in Boston to rule that Boston resident Hal Shurtleff and his Christian civic organization, Camp More...

By Guest Author On Friday, June 14th, 2019

10 Attractions To Visit In Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

By Anne Sewell Funchal is the capital of the island of Madeira in the Azores Islands of Portugal, lying in the North Atlantic. The quaint city is hugged by hills and is well known for its historic architecture, More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Data Breach: Football, Tevfik Arif and the Doyen Group, the Negative Effects of Leaks

The biggest information leak in sports history was released over a span of four years, bringing with it international criticism from various sources regarding Football Leaks’ exaggerated claims. The news from More...

By Veselina Dzhingarova On Friday, January 4th, 2019

Ahmed Nashaat: Why More Young English Players Should Play Abroad

It is not uncommon for young South American or African footballers to head over to Europe at a young age to improve themselves and to hopefully forge out a career for themselves. What is not so common however is More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, December 16th, 2018

Brazilian Couple, Carlos and Jemima Guimaraes Sentenced for Kidnapping of Grandson

An international businessman and his wife have learned their fate for international parental kidnapping, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick and Special Agent in Charge Perrye K. Turner of the FBI. A federal More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Former Captain with Bristol County Sheriff Office, Jamie Melo Sentenced for Smuggling

A former Captain with the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office was sentenced today in connection with helping Carlos Rafael, known as the Codfather in the fishing industry, and the owner of one of the largest commercial More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Portugal Travel Guide for First Timers

Portugal is a country world famous for its rugged coastline and great beaches. The cosmopolitan city is architecturally stunning as well as boasts of incredible weather. What makes it a perfect holiday spot are More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Best Tourist Destinations in Portugal

Portugal is a remarkable country to explore. There is more to do and see here than just the gorgeous sea, yummy pork and seafood. This is one of the few countries in Europe that keep drawing tourists in year after More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Brexit Vote Causing Uncertainty For Millions Of EU Citizens

The impending vote in the United Kingdom over the country’s future with the European Union, is forcing many people to reassess their personal status. Within the European Union, citizens of a Member State have More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
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The Benefits Of Proving Your English Skills

The birth of Modern English happened just prior to that of William Shakespeare, just in time to incorporate the works of the language’s most important writer into its corpus of literature. More importantly, More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
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These are 2015’s Top 5 European Destinations for a Budget Holiday

Are you looking to break away from the daily grind without breaking the bank this year? The compact size and intense diversity of Europe offers a wealth of affordable options, right on your doorstop. What could More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 13th, 2015

Aleksander Doba named Nat Geo ‘Adventurer of the Year’ over Tommy Caldwell, Will Gadd

Aleksander Doba has been named the 2015 National Geographic People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year for completing the longest open-water kayak crossing of the Atlantic Ocean — at age 67. Doba was selected from More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo joins ‘pioneering legacy’ of TAG Heuer

PRESS RELEASE: TAG Heuer , the world leader in prestigious and high-end chronographs, is proud to announce the signing of football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to a long-term partnership as a TAG Heuer Brand Ambassador. Cristiano More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Rare dengue/chikungunya co-infection reported in Portuguese traveler

A not often reported dengue fever/chikungunya fever co-infection case has been detected in a female traveler to Angola, according to a recent submission in Eurosurveillance. Photo/CDC-James Gathany The traveler,  a More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Miracle baby girl, Yasmin Gomes, pronounced dead, ‘comes back to life’ at hospital’s church altar 3 hours later

A baby girl pronounced dead at birth “came back to life” three hours later on the altar of a hospital chapel, it was reported today. The body of Yasmin Gomes had been placed in a box and left in the More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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Madeira: New dengue fever cases imported from Angola

The Autonomous Region of Madeira, Portugal, experienced an outbreak of dengue, which began in October 2012, and saw  an overall total of 2,170 cases of dengue fever through April. The outbreak has since been More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, December 10th, 2012

Madeira dengue fever outbreak nearing 2,000 cases, health officials say its slowing

Aedes aegypti Image/CDC The dengue fever outbreak on the Portuguese island of Madeira that began on Oct. 3 is still ongoing, albeit slowing, according to a Portuguese Ministry of Health release Dec.10. The number More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, November 12th, 2012

Madeira dengue outbreak skyrockets past 500 confirmed cases

In a follow-up to a story Nov. 1, the British Health Protection Agency (HPA) reports the dengue outbreak on the island of Madeira has grown substantially since it’s beginning approximately two months ago, More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 1st, 2012
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Madeira dengue outbreak tops 60 confirmed cases

The dengue fever outbreak on the travel-spot of Madeira island off the coast of Portugal continues to increase as at least 10 additional cases of the viral, mosquito borne disease have been reported in the past More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

Europe debt crisis spreads to Portugal

The government debt crisis that has shaken Europe’s shared currency widened and intensified Tuesday as Portugal saw its credit rating cut — and Greece’s was reduced to junk status. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Europe-debt-crisis-spreads-to-apf-2454032847.html?x=0&sec=topStories&pos=main&asset=&ccode=  More...

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