February 23, 2020 English news blog from the Algarve

Author: <span class="vcard">Richard Thompson</span>


NGO urges Portuguese Government to avoid “environmental disaster” with lithium

October 30, 2019

October 30, 2019

Environmental NGO Quercus asks the recent Portuguese Government to rethink lithium exploration in the country, in order to avoid an...

Verdi’s Masterpiece La Traviata in Faro

October 14, 2019

October 14, 2019

Teatro das Figuras  in Faro hosts Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece opera La Traviata, performed by the company Opera 2001 on Tuesday,...

Main Dams in the Algarve at less than 30% of their capacity

October 10, 2019

October 10, 2019

Water shortage becomes a reality and a problem for the region. There is no chance of rain in sight. Those...

Weather: autumn still out of sight. Portugal remains with high temperatures

October 7, 2019

October 7, 2019

Two weeks after the beginning of autumn, weather reports still show high temperatures in most regions of the country. The...

Weather: autumn still out of sight. Portugal remains with high temperatures

October 7, 2019

October 7, 2019

Two weeks after the beginning of autumn, weather reports still show high temperatures in most regions of the country. The...

Frederico Silva is the winner of the 2019 Tavira Tennis Open The Portuguese Tennis player Frederico Silva is the champion of the Tavira

October 7, 2019

October 7, 2019

Tennis Open 2019 in Singles, after beating the French Alexandre Muller 6-2, 6-1. The second edition of the tournament ended...

FDA Urges Consumers to Avoid THC Vapes Amid Lung Disease Outbreak

October 6, 2019

October 6, 2019

Don’t use vapes containing THC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Friday as it continues to investigate a recent epidemic of...

Scotland and Tavira come together to celebrate poet Álvaro de Campos

October 5, 2019

October 5, 2019

The heteronym of Fernando Pessoa, Álvaro de Campos, will be celebrated throughout the months of October and November in Glasgow...

Climate protest report from Tavira

September 27, 2019

September 27, 2019

On Friday, September 27, at 11am in front of the Municipal Market, a climate protest took place. Fridays for the...

Warning: High tides in Tavira

September 25, 2019

September 25, 2019

The Município de Tavira issued a warning regarding the expected high tides of the Gilão river on September 29 Residents,...