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Portugal Tolerance for Higher Taxes Reaching Limit

Portugal Tolerance for Higher Taxes Reaching Limit | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho’s tax increases during Portugal’s two-year recession may be about to backfire.

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Portugal finance minister likely to detail new austerity steps

Portugal's Finance Minister Vitor Gaspar will hold a press conference on Wednesday on the country's bailout plan, when he is expected to detail fresh austerity measures.

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Portuguese commuters feel brunt of train strike

Portuguese commuters feel brunt of train strike | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Lisbon commuters are finding it hard to get to work as Portuguese train engineers begin five days of stoppages to contest austerity measures imposed by the country's government.

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Poker: Francisco Da Costa Santos wins PLO at WSOPE

Poker: Francisco Da Costa Santos wins PLO at WSOPE | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portuguese pro wins six-handed pot-limit Omaha Event 6.

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Doppelmord in Portugal: 45-Jähriger muss lebenslang in Haft

Doppelmord in Portugal: 45-Jähriger muss lebenslang in Haft | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Ein 45-Jähriger ist vom Landgericht München wegen Mordes an seiner Ex-Geliebten und dem gemeinsamen Kind zu lebenslanger Haft verurteilt worden.

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From public sector worker in Portugal to cleaner in Switzerland

From public sector worker in Portugal to cleaner in Switzerland | Adamastor | Scoop.it

As protests spread in southern Europe – especially in Greece, Spain and Portugal – against austerity measures, more and more people hit by the crisis are moving to northern countries in search of decent jobs. Public sector workers are not an exception.

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Le Portugal s'inquiète de l'image du pays à l'extérieur

Le Portugal s'inquiète de l'image du pays à l'extérieur | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Le Premier ministre portugais Pedro Passos Coelho, confronté à une contestation croissante à sa politique de rigueur,s'est inquiété jeudi de l'image que pourrait donner son pays à l'étranger, et notamment face à ses créanciers.

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Portugal's Tax Blunder

Portugal's Tax Blunder | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Don't cry for Passos Coelho's failed social-security reform, The Wall Street Journal writes in an editorial.

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'Portugal se hunde pero los políticos no dejan de robar a los trabajadores'

'Portugal se hunde pero los políticos no dejan de robar a los trabajadores' | Adamastor | Scoop.it

El líder del sindicato CGTP, Arménio Carlos, critica las medidas de austeridad ante miles de manifestantes que inundan toda la plaza del Comercio de Lisboa.

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Mosambik: Die Rückkehr der portugiesischen Kolonialherren

Mosambik: Die Rückkehr der portugiesischen Kolonialherren | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Weil die Wirtschaft in Portugal schrumpft und in Mosambik boomt, wandern immer mehr Portugiesen in die ehemalige Kolonie aus. Allerdings sind dort die Weißen nicht immer willkommen.

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Portugal's Workers Protest in Lisbon Against Austerity Plan

Portugal's Workers Protest in Lisbon Against Austerity Plan | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Thousands of Portuguese took over the country's largest square in Lisbon on Saturday in the second protest this month against the government's austerity program. The manifestation was organized by CGTP, the country's biggest union confederation with over 500,000 members. Its leader, Armenio Carlos, said a general strike is being considered.

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File-Sharing for Personal Use Declared Legal in Portugal

File-Sharing for Personal Use Declared Legal in Portugal | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Hoping to curb the ever-increasing piracy figures in Portugal, local anti-piracy outfit ACAPOR reported the IP-addresses of 2,000 alleged file-sharers to the Attorney General last year. This week the Portuguese prosecutor came back with a ruling and decided not to go after the individuals connected to the IP-addresses. According to the prosecutor it is not against the law to share copyrighted works for personal use, and an IP-address is not enough evidence to identify a person.

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36 Hours In...Lisbon

36 Hours In...Lisbon | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal's dainty sun-kissed city stays warm until late November, perfect for exploring the city's historic quarters and picturesque hilltop district.

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Portugal Plans to Exchange Bonds as It Seeks Market Access

Portuguese government debt agency IGCP said it plans to carry out an offer this Wednesday to exchange bonds due next year for securities maturing later as it tries to regain access to long-term debt markets.

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Portugal pacta con la Troika subir los impuestos a cambio de no bajar salarios

Portugal pacta con la Troika subir los impuestos a cambio de no bajar salarios | Adamastor | Scoop.it

El Gobierno debe acometer recortes extra de 1.500 millones durante el próximo año para reducir el déficit público.

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EU says OK with Portugal alternatives to scrapped tax hike

Portugal has presented alternative austerity measures to the European Commission, which sees them as good enough to replace a social security tax hike that had to be dropped after mass protests, Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso said on Monday.

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Les Portugais dans la rue contre 'le vol des salaires et des pensions'

Les Portugais dans la rue contre 'le vol des salaires et des pensions' | Adamastor | Scoop.it

La place du Commerce à Lisbonne était noire de monde, samedi en fin de journée. La menace d'une grève générale se profile.

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Ano do Brasil em Portugal é iniciado com exposições de design

Ano do Brasil em Portugal é iniciado com exposições de design | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Representando toda a expressividade dos designers brasileiros, duas exposições, 'Design Brasileiro - Mobiliário Moderno e Contemporâneo' e 'Personagens e Fronteiras: Território Cenográfico Brasileiro' - ambas em cartaz no Museu do Design e da Moda (MUDE) de Lisboa até o dia 4 de novembro -, dão início às atividades do Ano do Brasil em Portugal.

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Nouvelle manifestation au Portugal contre une rigueur toujours plus sévère

Nouvelle manifestation au Portugal contre une rigueur toujours plus sévère | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Des dizaines de milliers de Portugais se sont rassemblés samedi à Lisbonne à l'appel des syndicats pour crier leur refus de la politique de rigueur menée par le gouvernement de centre-droit, qui s'apprête à l'accentuer afin de tenir ses engagements.

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Portugal at flashpoint as austerity lights fires in mild-mannered populace

Portugal at flashpoint as austerity lights fires in mild-mannered populace | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Country said to be more circumspect than its neighbours at breaking point as anger towards politicians turns white hot.

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Portuguese protest against austerity, await more measures

Portuguese protest against austerity, await more measures | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Thousands of Portuguese protested on Saturday against austerity, stepping up their opposition to the country's 78-billion-euro bailout ahead of new spending cuts and tax hikes to be announced in the government's 2013 draft budget.

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Portugal prepara una huelga general

Portugal prepara una huelga general | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Miles de manifestantes en otra jornada de protesta contra la política de recorte del Gobierno conservador de Passos Coelho.

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Thousands protest in Lisbon

Thousands protest in Lisbon | Adamastor | Scoop.it

A man, wearing a shirt addressing the Carnation Revolution of April 25, 1975, holds a sign during a protest by the General Confederation of the Portuguese Workers (CGTP) union in Lisbon September 29, 2012. Thousands of Portuguese protested on Saturday against austerity, stepping up their opposition to the country's 78-billion-euro bailout ahead of new spending cuts and tax hikes to be announced in the government's 2013 draft budget.

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Portugal’s Budget Gap Will Widen to 5% in 2012, INE Says

Portugal’s budget deficit will widen to 5 percent of gross domestic product this year after the government narrowed it to 4.4 percent in 2011, the country’s statistics institute said.

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El Gobierno de Portugal estudia nuevos ajustes presionado por la calle y la troika

El Gobierno de Portugal estudia nuevos ajustes presionado por la calle y la troika | Adamastor | Scoop.it

El Gobierno de Passo Coelho se reúne hoy para contemplar alternativas a la bajada de sueldos generalizada que ha tenido que suspender por la presión de las protestas.

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