October 13, 1989 |
At least 142 Americans were injured as Portuguese police clubbed, kicked and rounded up about 400 U.S. sailors and Marines and British sailors in a late-night melee in Lisbon, U.S. military and diplomatic sources said Thursday. The violence grew out of a drunken brawl that began with four U.S. sailors in Lisbon's red-light district Wednesday night, attracted scores of others and ended with the arrests of 175 U.S. sailors and Marines, the Navy said.
April 28, 2002 |
These notes are being written between sets in a fado club in Bairro Alto. Fado, part aria, part torch song, is impassioned music. I don't speak Portuguese, so I cannot tell you exactly the subject of the songs tonight at Adega do Ribatejo, but it must be something significant because no one could sing so passionately about inconsequential matters.
December 8, 1992
Portugal figures to become the eighth of the 12 European Community countries to ratify the Maastricht Treaty on European union when its one-chamber Parliament votes Thursday after a scheduled two-day debate. The German and Dutch parliaments have begun the ratification process and should approve without difficulty.
October 19, 1992 |
Jacob Ngumbu of Kenya won the Discoveries Marathon in a record time of 2 hours 13 minutes 33 seconds at Lisbon, Portugal.
November 22, 1992
Another opinion? The most beautiful of the theaters (in order) are: San Carlo (in Naples), Massimo Bellini (in Catania), Sao Carlo (in Lisbon, Portugal), La Fenice (in Venice). GLYNN ROSS Tucson, Ariz.