Two attacks in Funchal at dawn — DNOTICIAS.PT

Two men, aged 30 and 41, were attacked this morning on Avenida do Mar, in Funchal. The first had bruises but ended up refusing hospital treatment. The other victim had injuries in the abdomen and face and was assisted by the Sapadores Firefighters of Funchal who transported her to the Dr. Nélio Mendonça Hospital around … Read more

Barreto highlights that “there is an alternative to the port of Caniçal” — DNOTICIAS.PT

On Friday night, the cargo ships finally docked at the Port of Caniçal after an exceptional unloading operation at the Port of Funchal, as reported yesterday by DIÁRIO. The Regional Secretary for the Economy, Rui Barreto, who was accompanying the operation, highlighted that the exceptional authorization for two of the container ships, namely those that … Read more

Researchers question the settlement of the Azores before the arrival of the Portuguese — DNOTICIAS.PT

A group of researchers in ecology and paleoecology from several universities today published an article in which they question the Viking settlement of the Azores prior to the arrival of the Portuguese to the archipelago, as had been advanced in a study in October. In the scientific journal PNAS, the group, led by Rui Bento … Read more

Suspect arrested for drug trafficking in Madeira — DNOTICIAS.PT

The Judiciary Police, through the Criminal Investigation Department of Madeira, identified and detained a 67-year-old man for the crime of drug trafficking. “The individual was arrested in flagrante delicto in the city of Funchal, in possession of a postal package containing a narcotic product”, he reveals in a statement. Through subsequent investigations carried out, he … Read more

Overturning and skidding on the fast lane in Caniço leave one injured — DNOTICIAS.PT

Two road accidents occurred on the expressway, on the way down from Caniço (Funchal – Santa Cruz), which ended up mobilizing the Sapadores Firefighters of Santa Cruz and Vialitoral. A light vehicle overturned, but the driver was not injured. However, a driver lost his way, realizing that the vehicle had crashed and ended up hitting … Read more

GNR seizes vehicle with false registration in Funchal — DNOTICIAS.PT

On the 16th of January, the National Republican Guard seized a vehicle with false registration in Funchal. It was during an inspection in the fiscal and customs scope that the military noticed a high-capacity vehicle, whose letters and numbering on the registration plates did not correspond to the vehicle in question. For this reason, the … Read more

Breast Cancer Screening arrives in Santa Luzia and the Immaculate Heart of Mary — DNOTICIAS.PT

The 8th round of Breast Cancer Screening arrives in the Parishes of Santa Luzia and Imaculado Coração de Maria from the 12th and 18th of January and is expected to end in the first half of February and March. The Regional Health Service of the Autonomous Region of Madeira estimates to summon about 1,287 users … Read more

Woman dies after cardiac arrest at home in Funchal — DNOTICIAS.PT

A 55-year-old woman died this morning following a cardiac arrest suffered while at home, on the Caminho de Santo António, in Funchal. The Madeiran Volunteer Firefighters were called, around 9 am, as well as EMIR. Despite the efforts of the rescue teams, it was not possible to reverse the clinical picture and the lady died. … Read more

Visits suspended at Dr. Nélio Mendonça Hospital — DNOTICIAS.PT

From this Friday inclusive, visits to patients admitted to Hospital Dr. Nélio Mendonça are suspended. The DIÁRIO tried to find out, with the Regional Health Service (SESARAM) which services were covered by this change and which exceptions were taken into account, but it was sent for the release of a statement within the next few … Read more