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In this cartoon, five men, each representing different Portuguese political parties (PC, MDP, CDS, PPD, PS), parade a confounded 'emigrant king' on a float, who carries a burning candle representing his vote. Meanwhile, one of the party…

Last page of first issue of Comunidade with advertisement that says: "Community... so you can always say 'Comunidade' is our newspaper. Collaborate. Help. Participate. Your yes can decide the future of Portuguese folks in Toronto."

Comic strip 'O Canagues':

"When I arrived in Canada I bought a car.
The biggest and the best there was in the neighborhood!
On weekends, if i wanted, I could take the entire family on picnics ...
It's too bad I have to work weekends to pay the…

Comic strip 'o Canagues':

"To make wine I always buy the best grapes from California.
After selected, they are squeezed and the must is properly fermented and barreled.
Afterwards, the bagasse is distilled through an alambic that my compadre…

"WHYS

A life made of dreams, for
someone who cannot live of dreams,
Why?

In a strange land, strange
customs, strange languages.
Why?

Hopes getting bleaker every time.

Evaporated, destroyed,
shattered, crumbled.
Why?

What do we…

Comunidade promotional advertisement saying: "This newspaper reads in less than an hour and takes a hundred and fifty hours to make. Take advantage of our work!"

In this cartoon, an image of U.S. President Jimmy Carter on TV says: "...the U.S. will achieve self-sufficiency." Meanwhile, 'o Canagues´ is urinating into the gas tank of an American car, license plate 1979, and saying: "Hey! This even feels…