The President of Madeira recently visited Porto Santo and the new Vila Baleira Urban Park, located in the Fontinha. On visiting the new site, the President categorically stated that the area is eco-friendly and sustainable. Moreover, he made it clear that campsites do not constitute a tourism "objective" for Porto Santo.
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With the end of the air link concession contract with Binter Airlines, those living in Porto Santo are still unsure if an air link to Madeira will be maintained.
Often referred to as the Golden Island or Ilha Dourada, Porto Santo is undergoing a revival courtesy of a breakthrough European Project.
The president of PS-Madeira today again defended the implementation of an integrated contingency plan, with Porto Santo as an alternative, to face the increasingly frequent conditioning of Madeira Airport due to the winds.
On the 17th of July, a 26-year-old foreign man was arrested for disobeying a legitimate order of the commander of an aircraft in Porto Santo. The Jet 2 flight was en route from Edinburgh, Scotland, to Tenerife, Spain, and was forced to divert to Porto Santo Airport after reporting a…
With thirteen members of the crew, including four NCOs, refusing to leave the shore, the Portuguese navy was unable to fulfill one of its main duties; the protection of the sovereign seas, and failed to complete a surveillance mission on a Russian ship that was travelling north of Porto Santo.
At 11:16 this morning, the IPMA - The Portuguese Institute of Atmosphere and Sea recorded a 2.8 earthquake off the northeast coast of Porto Santo.
The rehabilitation project of The Sand Fountain was presented this afternoon in Porto Santo, in the presence of the president of the Regional Government, Miguel Albuquerque.
The Porto Santo based, Portuguese Air Force (FAP) squadron completed two air-sea rescue missions during the Christmas weekend (25th and 26th).
The Portuguese Air Force rescued two people and a cat last Friday when their vessel ran into trouble 257 km off the coast of Porto Santo.
Regional Secretary for Tourism and Culture, Eduardo Jesus, believes that this year Porto Santo will experience a very different winter season.
Today, the Mayor of Funchal, Pedro Calado welcomed the 'Vespas Maradas Association' before they start their 'Island Tour.'
The Regional Secretary for Finance, Rogério Gouveia participated, this morning, in the opening of the 1st PSD, Porto Santo Municipal Meeting.
Growing criticism at the Regional Government's handling of health service waiting lists was levied last week, with Sérgio Gonçalves (PS-Madeira), categorically affirming that the island's health is being compromised.