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Gus Van Sant in Queer Lisboa 2021

On September 20th, Chargé d’Affaires Kristin Kane was present at Cinemateca Portuguesa, in Lisbon, to welcome the iconic American director Gus Van Sant to the Queer Lisboa festival. At this event, we were also able to watch his movie “My Own Private Idaho” anticipated by a very interesting and engaging conversation about the director’s career with João ...
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9/11 20th Anniversary

It is said that in October, 2001 Lisbon was the first city in the world to erect a monument to honor the victims of the attack on New York City’s Twin Towers of September 11th, 2001. With deep appreciation for the steady support and enduring friendship of the Portuguese people, today Charge d’Affaires Kristin Kane ...
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27 AUG | Travel Advisory: Enhanced Mandatory Quarantines for Travels

Location – Portugal, Countrywide Event – Enhanced Mandatory Quarantine for Travel to/from Portugal Recent updates by Portuguese airport authorities have resulted in stricter testing requirements and mandatory quarantines. Attempting to cross immigration or board a plane with a positive COVID test will result in a 10-day quarantine at the traveler’s expense. Rapid Tests at Airports ...
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13 AUG – 23 AUG | Wildfire Risk Alert

13 AUG – 23 AUG | Countrywide Risk (see map for details) Due to increased risk posed by wildfires across the country, the Portuguese government has declared a state of alert beginning noon Friday 13 August 2021 until Monday 23 August for the following districts: Beja, Bragança, Castelo Branco, Coimbra, Évora, Faro, Guarda, Leiria, Lisbon, ...
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Wildfire Risk Alert

13 AUG – 16 AUG | Countrywide Risk (see map for details) Due to increased risk posed by wildfires across the country, the Portuguese government has declared a state of alert beginning noon Friday 13 August 2021 until Monday 16 August for the following districts: Beja, Bragança, Castelo Branco, Coimbra, Évora, Faro, Guarda, Leiria, Lisbon, Portalegre, Santarém, Setúbal, Vila Real, and Viseu. Additionally, the local weather service ...
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