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UMass Boston- Local Portuguese speakers celebrate launch of Center for Portuguese Language

The collective voice of the many Portuguese speakers of Massachusetts got a little louder on March 25 at a reception to celebrate the official inauguration of the Center for Portuguese Language-Instituto Camões. Born of the efforts of the Consul General of Portugal in Boston, Paulo Cunha Alves; Fernanda Costa, Portugal's Coordinator for the Teaching of Portuguese on the East Coast; Professor Ann Blum, Chair of the Hispanic Studies and Latin American Studies at UMass Boston; and Provost Winston Langley, the Center will be housed at the University's Healey Library. More...