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It's not the big mouth that eats, it's the will

Nobody doubts the richness and variety of Portuguese gastronomy today, but have you ever thought about what it would be like in the Middle Ages? Well, the poor were content with the Christian bread and wine, the rich had a pagan abundance, perhaps boring due to the spices…
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African woman

Gone are the days of Nzinga Mbande, Deolinda Rodrigues or Belita Palma historical references, the first our intrepid queen, the second the combatant who fought for an ideal and Belita who moved us with her voice. Women of strength and who have marked the imagination of…
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African Women's July

Today, on July 31, we celebrate African Women’s Day, consecrated by the Conference of African Women in Dar Es Salaam in 1962, even before the liberation of African colonies under Portuguese rule, but already in the bustle of their demands for the self-determination of…
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African Women's Day

Another date, another day set up to remember what goes wrong in the society where we operate, whatever the area of ​​the world. When 58 years ago, on July 31, 1962, in Dar-es-Salam, Tanzania, at the Conference of African Women, this day was consecrated for the World…
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Speech for a new Cold War

Last July 23 we saw a highly anti-China speech by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Ironically, the location chosen was Nixon’s homeland, a regrettable decision given that the Richard Nixon Library and Museum are popular destinations with many Chinese tourists…
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Ordinary people's powerless in the torrent of history

On July 23, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made his “Iron Curtain Speech”‘, delivered a fierce attack on China, labeling China as an “abnormal country” and claiming its root cause lies with the top echelon of the Communist Party of China, in…
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Should South Africa enter Mozambique?

A rapid intervention unit by the South African armed forces is training a group of commandos to go to Cabo Delgado, Mozambique, to try to end the terrorist attacks that are plaguing the region. The idea is not new: a group of Russian mercenaries has already tried the…
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In the name of Memory - Anniversary of 2019 Yuen Long attack

2019 Yuen Long attack marks its first anniversary under the shadow of controversial National Security Law and the third wave of COVID-19 721 (The date of 2019 Yuen Long attack) has become one of the most important political symbol of Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Bill…
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Thinking for ourselves is complicated

Portugal is a small country. Big eats small. Small helps the big to become huge, while the small gets smaller and smaller. We all knew that the 2nd Cold War could deeply affect the world. The new “iron curtain” that is beginning to delineate essentially destroys the…