Hey Portugal Newsletter
18th May 2012 No.102
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A very important news article this week Coimbra Hospital Accident and Emergency to close from 28th May for 3 months at night, please read the article for full details. Also Strikes for May and some information about Health Insurance in Portugal for expats.
Two new advertisers this week and they are both food ones. Viva Aqui in Pussos - between Alvaiazere and Cabacos is a supermarket offering fresh meat daily and a Hot Meat takeaway - why not sip a beer in his cafe-bar whilst you wait for your ribs. The GB Store in Cascais is a long-established international supermarket offering foods from Britain, Holland, Portugal and more - and they also make their own bread!
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19 May 1588 The Spanish Armada sets sail from Lisbon
20 May 1874 Levi Strauss begins marketing blue jeans with copper rivets
21 May 1527 Philip II, king of Spain and Portugal was born
20 May 1498 Vaco da Game reached India
The Olympic flame will arrive in the UK tonight after its flight from Greece, to start the relay for the opening of the London 2012 Games. Read more at BBC News.
Train strike has been announced for all Regional lines on 20 May, starting midnight on the 19th until the morning of the 21st.
Portugal will loose 4 public holidays from 2013 in an attempt to increase productivity.
The Troika 'suits' are back in town. Algarve Daily News
The weather turns again from Saturday and there is a likelyhood of rain. The further north you are the more likely it is that you will have rain and for longer periods. In the south the weather improves from Tuesday but in Central and Northern parts, temperatures will remain in the high teens to low 20s.
What's on in Central Portugal
Tonight (Friday) is the Tomar Monthly Charity Quiz Night
From Saturday, the Expocasa House Fair starts in Batalha for 9 days
On Monday it is the Simply Social Alvaiazere coffee Morning plus the International Ladies meet in Caldas da Rainha
Next weekend sees the first of the 2 Rock in Rio Lisboa weekend events
Mint Lda, (Hey Portugal)
Rua do Jasmim, 1 Loja 8
Nossa Senhora do Populo
Caldas da Rainha 2600-179