The Ferpinta Group, which manages Vila Baleira Hotels & Resorts, is expected to open a new hotel in Madeira before the summer.
On Wednesday afternoon, the CDU organised an electoral campaign initiative in the Jardins de Santa Luzia, in Funchal, where the candidate for the next Legislative Elections, Sílvia Vasconcelos, presented proposals on the fulfillment of the State's duties regarding animal welfare.
The President of PSD/Madeira, Miguel Albuquerque, today considered the paint attacks by climate activists regrettable, stating that they take away credibility from the movement.
The state of disrepair of the city's roads is a disgrace, but it's been a shame for 8 years." Stated Cristina Pedra at the ordinary session of the Municipal Assembly today, in response to criticisms of the state of the capital's streets.
"In Search of the Critically Endangered European Eel on Oceanic Islands: A Pioneering Study in the Freshwater Systems of Madeira, Macaronesia" is the name of the scientific research paper now published on what is the only native freshwater fish in the Macaronesia Region, the European eel (Anguilla anguilla). It is also known in the region as eiró or iró.
Women residing in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, in the phase of preconception, pregnancy and breastfeeding, can benefit from the full reimbursement of the expenses in the purchase of supplements: potassium iodide and folic acid. This support is available under the "Program for the Promotion of a Healthy Pregnancy", implemented by the Regional Government, through the Institute of Health Administration, IP-RAM (IASAÚDE, IP-RAM), in January 2023.
IASAÚDE, IP-RAM reminds you that reimbursement is accessible throughout the Autonomous Region of Madeira and can be requested at the User Support Desk, located on the premises of this Institute, or at one of the reimbursement points located in the different municipalities of the Region, within a maximum period of 6 months from the date of purchase of the supplements. For this purpose, the beneficiaries must present the following documents: medical prescription or treatment guide, statement from the attending physician attesting to the pregnancy or the need for the supplement, invoice/receipt for the purchase of the supplement, document issued by the Health Center where the beneficiary is registered, copy of the citizen card, document with the beneficiary's bank identification number (NIB).
IASAÚDE, IP-RAM also highlights that this measure comes as a reinforcement in the support of young families in the Region, contributing, at the same time, to the promotion of healthy lifestyle habits and to the good development of future generations.
The Captaincy of Funchal has updated its strong wind and sea agitation warning, according to information received from the Portuguese Institute of Atmosphere and Sea (IPMA).
Vector surveillance and control "are a priority to prevent diseases such as dengue," asserts the Regional Directorate of Health, in a statement that warns of the growing number of cases and outbreaks in Europe, namely in France, Italy, and Spain.
MSC Cruises will offer round-trip transfers from several Portuguese cities for its 19 scheduled cruises that will start and finish in Lisbon on the 'MSC Orchestra'.
The Regional Civil Protection Service, IP-RAM has confirmed that their defensive ambulance training will occur between the 28th of February and the 1st of March.
February 2024 is expected to be the hottest February ever in the region since records began.
On Sunday, the 3rd of March, at 10:00, defenders of the Curral das Freiras cable car project will take to the streets, praising the importance of what they claim to be "the largest private investment and the best project for the growth of the rural economy" in the parish.
The Painting Room of the Baltazar Dias Municipal Theater will on Friday, the 1st of March, host a new masterclass by Portuguese-Brazilian singer, Tiago Nacarato, as part of the 50th Funchal Book Fair, which takes place between the 1st and 10th of March, on Avenida Arriaga.
The Portuguese Navy, through the Funchal Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Subcentre (MRSC Funchal), in conjunction with the captain of the Port of Funchal, coordinated the medical rescue of a 33-year-old Indian crew member, who was aboard the Norwegian-flagged ship ‘SPAR LYRA’, sailing 63 nautical miles, (117 kilometres), northwest of…