Friday, 22 September 2017
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Become a Portuguese Citizen AND keep your British passportMost Brits who contemplate taking on Portuguese citizenship don’t want to give up their British nationality so the good news is that Portugal permits dual nationality and you can keep your British passport. Other countries, e.g. Spain, do not permit a person to have dual nationality.

portugalFollowing her widely read article, 'Become a Portuguese citizen AND keep your British passport,' Sue Fletcher offers help and advice to those deciding to follow the rules in Portugal and apply for residency, thus avoiding a fine of between €400 and €1,500.

Sue Fletcher writes: "Many of us arrive in Portugal and never bother to take out any form of residency in the firm belief that we aren’t required to do so under the EU freedom of movement rules.

The Phantom of Brexit: Immediate implications for UK citizens living in PortugalBrexit: what are the immediate implications for UK citizens living in Portugal? 

correia2The Irene Rolo Foundation, a social aid institution set up with money from Irene Dulce da Palma Arez Rolo in 1982, is being run as a club for the management past and present, rather than helping the poor in the Tavira area, according to former Tavira Mayor, Macário Correia, who has just quit as Chairman.

The well-regarded charitable foundation helps people with disabilities, their families and as other vulnerable groups, in the areas of care, rehabilitation, vocational training and social integration with a view to making their lives better, according to the foundation's website, but the foundation’s management has been accused of awarding itself unwarranted payments in a series of generous fiddles designed, not to help the poor and socially disadvantaged, but to help former managers and current staff.

Expat Citizen Rights in Europe - how you can helpThe coming weeks are very important for our future, not least  today (Monday 20th Feb, 2017) and Tuesday, when the Article 50 Bill is to be debated in the House of Lords.

In this newsletter edition, we describe how you can help us influence their Lordship's debate by making them aware of the Draft Amendment to the Bill and the Alternative White Paper which both set out the path we hope our Government will take.

Please help by emailing the Lords in support!

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MissingStuartSmallStuart Page, 35, flew to Lisbon on Wednesday 20 April 2016 to take up work at a farm in Torres Novas.

He made contact with his family during his first week in Portugal, including a message telling them he was in Lisbon on 26th April. Other intelligence also places him in Lisbon. However this was the last that anyone heard from Stuart, despite several attempts to contact him.

booksTwo Algarve solicitors are launching a programme in which English-speaking clients will be offered initial advice on legal problems at no charge.

Maria Manuel Santos and David Neville-Smith say they will hold their “first port of call’’ meetings in Lagos and Alvor, perhaps later expanding to Albufeira. Their services will also be available to French-speakers. Mr Neville-Smith is as fluent in French as he is in English and Portuguese.

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