Football's governing body FIFA announced Wednesday that the 2030 World Cup will be returning to the continent where it all started a century before but after opening games in Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay, the rest of the event will be held in Spain, Portugal and Morocco.
Portugal's President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa said Wednesday it was essential that an agreement between Mercosur and the European Union (EU) be concluded as soon as possible, Agencia Brasil reported. Rebelo made those remarks during a forum in Lisbon which was also attended by Brazilian Vice President Geraldo Alckmin, who is also the South American country's Minister of Development, Industry, Commerce, and Services.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was jeered at by a group of far-right lawmakers before the South American while delivering a speech at Lisbon's Parliament to commemorate the Carnation Revolution on his fifth and last day in Portugal.
While Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva insisted in Lisbon on the need for a negotiated peace between Russia and Ukraine, his Portuguese hosts were quick to show their disagreement with an initiative that could benefit the offender.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Friday landed in Lisbon for the first stop of his European tour seeking to overcome the isolation the South American country sank into under Jair Bolsonaro. However, it was not all cheers and smiles following his remarks regarding Ukraine and Russia, whom he both blamed for starting the current war.
After Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva canceled his trip to China last weekend due to health issues, the South American country's authorities confirmed Friday that a new date had been set: April 11, Agencia Brasil reported. Also in April, Lula will travel to Portugal.
In what seemed to be a generational transition, Portugal quashed Switzerland 6-1 to reach the quarterfinals at the Qatar 2022 football World Cup.
Uruguay hit the frame twice but, in the end, the South American squad had to settle for a goalless draw in their 2022 World Cup Group H opening game Thursday.
The embalmed heart of Brazil's first emperor, Dom Pedro I, has arrived in the capital Brasilia to mark 200 years of independence from Portugal to be celebrated next 7 September. The heart, which lies preserved in a flask filled with formaldehyde, was flown on board a military plane from Portugal.
The Venezuelan government of President Nicolás Maduro Wednesday gave the nod to the resumption of commercial flights to and from Portugal, which were halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.