Portuguese in America

This is a space dedicated to the Portuguese-American community, where we showcase the Portuguese descendants spread across the United States and the irreplaceable work they do for the community and in promoting Portugal. We want to highlight this work and help to strengthen the bonds that unite us.

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FLAD creates a space dedicated to the elected officials of Portuguese descent

From Hawaii to New York, there are many Portuguese-Americans that have been elected…

Joseph I. Castro: FLAD and the California State University, Fresno

Joseph I. Castro, President of Fresno State, on the importance of Portuguese…

Jorge Morais and Carlos Felix: 45 years of WJFD radio

The Portuguese radio station WJFD, based in Massachusetts, USA, celebrates more…

FLAD and Açoriano Oriental launch newsletter in English

A newsletter that will allow us to reach all generations of the Portuguese-American…

FLAD and PÚBLICO launch bilingual platform with news from Portugal

FLAD supported project allows those who do not master the Portuguese language to…

Jim Costa: The importance of the relationship between Portugal and the USA

Jim Costa, Congressman for the 16th district of California, reinforces the…

FLAD and Camões join forces to promote Portuguese language in the US

On the day we celebrate the World Portuguese Language Day, FLAD and Camões…

Support for the Portuguese Diaspora: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs creates an open call for financial support to…

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Elected Officials of Portuguese Descent

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Together in the fight against COVID-19

Diniz Borges: The Portuguese Beyond Borders Institute during the pandemic

Diniz Borges, Portuguese-American from the Azores and director of the Portuguese…

Sweet Potato King: A.V. Thomas Produce and COVID-19

Manuel Eduardo Vieira, Portuguese-American from Pico Island, Azores, explains how…

Portuguese Kids: How to maintain “juízo” in pandemic times

Laughing is the best medicine, and our Portuguese Kids know how to treat us. See…

Paulo Pereira: COVID-19 in Mineola, New York

Paulo Pereira, Portuguese-American and Deputy Mayor of Mineola, New York, explains…

Linda Vieira: Luso-American Financial during the pandemic

Linda Vieira, Chair of the Board of Directors at the Luso-American Financial,…

Richard Machado: COVID-19 and Agrian

Richard Machado, President and Co-Founder of Agrian, explains the different…

Maria Hortencia Silveira: COVID-19 in the State of California

Maria Hortencia Silveira, a Portuguese-American immigrant in California, tells us…

Jesse MacLachlan, our representative in Connecticut

Jesse MacLachlan, member of the Connecticut House of Representatives since 2014,…

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