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.
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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.
Early this afternoon, it was reported that the TAP aircraft used for the Lisbon to Porto Santo flight had landed, and had remained stationary on the runway.
The Regional Command of the Public Security Police of Madeira released a press release today stating that yesterday in Porto Santo two foreigners aged 23 and 18 were detained for drug trafficking. The press release went on to say that:
The Regional Secretary for Tourism and Culture, Eduardo Jesus, and the Mission Structure for the Commemorations of the V Centenary of Circum-Navigation, commanded by the Portuguese navigator Fernão de Magalhães 2019-2022 (EMCFM), will hold at the Cultural and Congresses of Porto Santo, the international conference 'The Atlantic Islands in Maritime Expansion – From Porto Santo to Planet Ocean' on the 19th and 20th of September.
At 01:01 this morning, the Portuguese Institute of Atmosphere and Sea (IPMA), recorded a 2.1 magnitude earthquake off the north coast of Porto Santo, at a depth of 68 km.
The Volunteer Firefighters of Porto Santo were called out this morning to help a young continental woman, on vacation in Porto Santo, who was found in an alcoholic coma.
Today, the PSD Parliamentary Group praised the strategy that has been implemented in terms of Tourism in Porto Santo, highlighting in particular the work carried out to increase the frequency of air connections and routes to the island, believing that through this, Porto Santo will be able to become an 'all year round' destination.