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Portugal no está bien, pero hace progresos

Portugal no está bien, pero hace progresos | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal no es Irlanda, la inspiración de los países europeos rescatados. Pero tampoco es Grecia. Para los inversores en bonos, esto equivale a una victoria.

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Remake de 'Gabriela' bate 'Avenida Brasil' em Portugal

Remake de 'Gabriela' bate 'Avenida Brasil' em Portugal | Adamastor | Scoop.it

O megassucesso de 'Avenida Brasil' (Globo) no Brasil não teve eco em Portugal. Em terras lusitanas, quem está bombando mesmo é o remake de 'Gabriela'.

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Joana Vasconcelos on Representing Portugal in Venice and Not Being Decorative

Joana Vasconcelos on Representing Portugal in Venice and Not Being Decorative | Adamastor | Scoop.it

ARTINFO UK talked to the artist, who currently has a site-specific installation at Haunch of Venison in London.

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Portugal progresses toward integrated cannabis regulation

Portugal progresses toward integrated cannabis regulation | Adamastor | Scoop.it

The decriminalisation process taken forward in Portugal undoubtedly serves as a clear example of the fact that showing greater tolerance to drug users does not lead to an increase in consumption. On the contrary, in Portugal’s case all the indicators show a reduction in the use of illicit drugs following this move, while the problems associated with such use also declined.

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The IMF’s mission chief for Portugal, Abebe Aemro Selassie, discusses the prospects for economic recovery

The IMF’s mission chief for Portugal, Abebe Aemro Selassie, discusses the prospects for economic recovery | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal continues its difficult adjustment process, with economic recession set to extend into 2013.

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'Linhas de Wellington' destaca a atuação feminina na invasão de Portugal por Napoleão

'Linhas de Wellington' destaca a atuação feminina na invasão de Portugal por Napoleão | Adamastor | Scoop.it

É um filme grandioso em tamanho, que Valeria Sarmiento toca com objetividade e clareza. Cada história fica bem definida, assim como o absurdo da guerra.

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Hundreds sicken as dengue fever hits Portugal's Madeira

Fifty-two people are confirmed to be suffering from dengue fever in the Portuguese archipelago of Madeira and another 404 probably have the mosquito-borne disease, health officials said on Thursday.

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Bailed-out Portugal needs extra effort to cut debt amid recession, unemployment, IMF says

Bailed-out Portugal needs extra effort to cut debt amid recession, unemployment, IMF says | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal’s financial recovery program is entering a risky phase as it struggles to cut its heavy debt load amid a continuing recession, growing unemployment and mounting opposition to austerity measures, the International Monetary Fund said Thursday.

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Portugal Has Less Room to Maneuver With Rising Debt, IMF Says

Portugal Has Less Room to Maneuver With Rising Debt, IMF Says | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal’s rising debt level is limiting the country’s ability to strike a balance between reducing the budget deficit and supporting growth, the International Monetary Fund said after approving the disbursement of 1.5 billion euros ($1.9 billion) as part of a bailout package with the European Union.

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Analyzing the Medina/Wilson final at Rip Curl Pro

Analyzing the Medina/Wilson final at Rip Curl Pro | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Friday's scoring squabble over Julian Wilson and Gabriel Medina's final at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal has out-scandaled even the float heard 'round the world.

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Vercauteren succeeds Sá Pinto at Sporting

Vercauteren succeeds Sá Pinto at Sporting | Adamastor | Scoop.it

One day before their trip to Frank Vercauteren's former club KRC Genk, the 55-year-old has been appointed as Sporting Clube de Portugal's coach for the rest of the season.

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Resignation, not Revolt: Portugal's Unusual Calm on the Brink of Economic Collapse

Resignation, not Revolt: Portugal's Unusual Calm on the Brink of Economic Collapse | Adamastor | Scoop.it

The calm is obscuring the fact that austerity has pushed Portugal to the brink.

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Radreise in Portugal: Strampelpfad an der Algarve

Radreise in Portugal: Strampelpfad an der Algarve | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Wind pfeift auf Gipfelplateaus, Serpentinen führen durch die Serra de Monchique: Das hügelige Hinterland der Algarve lässt sich am besten bei einer Radtour erkunden. Neue Routen führen Urlauber zu scharfen Hähnchen und roten Flamingos - für sie ist Portugal schon lange ein Wintergeheimtipp.

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Portugal government seeks opposition support for more spending cuts

Portugal government seeks opposition support for more spending cuts | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal's government is seeking support from the main opposition party for 4 billion euros of new spending cuts that may need changes to the constitution to push through, the prime minister said.

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Oi tem ‘enorme’ potencial para crescer, diz CEO da Portugal Telecom

Oi tem ‘enorme’ potencial para crescer, diz CEO da Portugal Telecom | Adamastor | Scoop.it

A Oi possui um elevado potencial de crescimento sobretudo em TV paga e banda larga, e pretende aproveitar os eventos esportivos mundiais no Brasil até 2016, disse o presidente-executivo da Portugal Telecom, que detém 25% da operadora brasileira.

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Ten things to do in Porto, Portugal

Ten things to do in Porto, Portugal | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal's second city offers endless possibilities.

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Portuguese Red Wines Come of Age, Steal Spain’s Thunder

Portuguese Red Wines Come of Age, Steal Spain’s Thunder | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Back in the 1990s Spain seemed to be Europe’s most forward looking wine producer. But as overproduction and high alcohol wines increasingly dominate Spanish viniculture, it now appears Portugal can steal some of its thunder.

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Dengue not a threat to spread throughout Europe according to Lisbon professor

Dengue not a threat to spread throughout  Europe according to Lisbon professor | Adamastor | Scoop.it

The dengue fever outbreak currently affecting Madeira Island off the coast of Portugal does not necessarily present a risk to the European continent due to the absence of the appropriate vector to spread the disease, says a Portuguese parasitology professor, according to a report in the Lisbon-based news source, Correio da Manhã.

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Benfica's TV rights to shift with Vieira re-election

Portuguese Premier League club Benfica have re-elected Luis Filipe Vieira as their president after he pledged to move the broadcasting of league matches to the club's television channel, Benfica TV, and lower match ticket prices. Vieira, 63, grabbed 83 percent of the votes from Benfica registered supporters on Friday to beat runner-up Rui Rangel, a Lisbon judge.

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Portugal Faces Difficult Choices to Comply With Aid Program

Portugal Faces Difficult Choices to Comply With Aid Program | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal faces 'increasingly difficult' policy choices as it approaches the halfway mark of its aid program and political opposition to austerity measures increases, the International Monetary Fund said.

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Only God knows if I'm staying at Manchester United, says Portugal winger Nani

Only God knows if I'm staying at Manchester United, says Portugal winger Nani | Adamastor | Scoop.it

The Portuguese has been out of favour with manager Sir Alex Ferguson this season, starting only five of the club's 12 matches.

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Portugal's Brisa, Brazil's CCR Cancel Memorandum of Understanding on ANA Privatization

Portuguese highway operator Brisa Auto-Estradas de Portugal SA (BRI.LB) said late Wednesday it has decided together with Brazil's CCR-Companhia de Concessoes Rodoviarias (CCRO3.BR) to cancel a memorandum of understanding they had signed to study the possible privatization of Portuguese airport operator Aeroportos de Portugal.

 

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Bissau seeks to extradite former leader from Portugal

Guinea-Bissau's caretaker government said on Wednesday it sent an extradition request to Portugal for its exiled former prime minister, whom it accuses of ordering the assassination of a former president in 2009.

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CCR disputa privatização de aeroportos em Portugal

CCR disputa privatização de aeroportos em Portugal | Adamastor | Scoop.it

A CCR (empresa que reúne os ativos aeroportuários da Camargo Corrêa e da Andrade Gutierrez na América Latina e no Caribe) e a Odebrecht se associaram para apresentar nesta quarta-feira (24) em Lisboa uma proposta não vinculativa de aquisição da ANA.

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Au Portugal, 'Público' suffoque

Au Portugal, 'Público' suffoque | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Le quotidien de référence était en grève, vendredi, après l’annonce d’une réduction drastique des effectifs.

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