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Tough Cuts In Portugal May Be Exacting High Toll

Tough Cuts In Portugal May Be Exacting High Toll | Adamastor | Scoop.it

After a financial bailout earlier this year, fees in Portugal's health system have risen substantially. As a result, nongovernmental organizations say, the poor and elderly in Western Europe's poorest country can no longer afford essential care. Some Portuguese fear that austerity measures are threatening not only their livelihoods, but their lives.

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Portugal aprueba el Tratado de Estabilidad financiera

Portugal aprueba el Tratado de Estabilidad financiera | Adamastor | Scoop.it

El Parlamento portugués ha aprobado hoy el tratado de estabilidad de la Unión Europea, que fija el límite del déficit presupuestario para los países miembros, en una fecha sintomática: hace un año (el ocho de abril de 2011), el país se rendía y pedía ayuda financiera a la Unión Europea y al FMI para no declararse en bancarrota.

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Portugal é o primeiro país a ratificar pacto orçamentário europeu

Portugal é o primeiro país a ratificar pacto orçamentário europeu | Adamastor | Scoop.it

O parlamento português também aprovou o Mecanismo Europeu de Estabilidade (MEDE), que apoiará os países da zona do euro com dificuldades financeiras.

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Monsanto: Portugal Village Built Among Rocks

Monsanto: Portugal Village Built Among Rocks | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Monsanto is a beautiful village built in the Portuguese countryside.Featuring narrow streets carved from rock and granite houses squeezed between giant boulders, it looks like a real life Bedrock.

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'Cash call' do BES assegurado

'Cash call' do BES assegurado | Adamastor | Scoop.it

O 'cash call' do Banco Espírito Santo de até 1.010 milhões de euros (ME) está assegurado e vai reforçar o core-Tier1 para 10,75 pct, acima das metas da EBA e do Banco de Portugal no âmbito do 'bailout', podendo ser um marco inicial no regresso do país à emissão de Bonds, disse o CEO do BES.

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Schuldenkrise: Portugals täuschend guter Eindruck

Schuldenkrise: Portugals täuschend guter Eindruck | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Offiziell gilt Portugal als Musterschüler unter den Krisenstaaten. Doch an den Erfolgsaussichten der Reformen zweifelt sogar die Troika.

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Cresce turismo de brasileiros em Açores

Cresce turismo de brasileiros em Açores | Adamastor | Scoop.it

No último ano, o arquipélago de Açores foi visitado por 3,5 milhões de brasileiros, segundo um levantamento anual da Direção Regional do Turismo de Açores.

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Lack Of Graduates Hampers Portugal's Recovery

Lack Of Graduates Hampers Portugal's Recovery | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Just 28 percent of Portuguese over age 30 have graduated from high school, making Portugal not only Western Europe's poorest country but also its least educated.

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Portugal's domestic banks tap ECB for record amounts of funding

Portugal's domestic banks tap ECB for record amounts of funding | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Bank of Portugal says domestic banks' use of European Central Bank's facilities rose to a record €56.3bn in March.

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Die Wut der Jugend, zum Prekariat zu gehören

Die Wut der Jugend, zum Prekariat zu gehören | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal steht vor dem Kollaps. Wegen der immer schärferen Krise wird mittlerweile auch das deutsche Spardiktat infrage gestellt. Die am besten ausgebildete Generation findet keine Jobs in der Heimat.

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Portugal hält am radikalen Sparkurs fest

Portugal hält am radikalen Sparkurs fest | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Die Wirtschaft schrumpft, die Arbeitslosigkeit steigt immens, vor allem bei der Jugend. Portugals Premier Coelho hält trotz Warnung des IWF an seinem Kurs unbeirrt fest.

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The day Pereira came to call

The day Pereira came to call | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Italian novelist Antonio Tabucchi, who died last month, remembers how he came to write his novel Pereira Maintains.

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Portugal's PM rides high despite austerity

Portugal's PM rides high despite austerity | Adamastor | Scoop.it

One could almost forget that Portugal is in the midst of a wrenching economic crisis looking at Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho's popularity, a struggling opposition and foreign investors returning to the country.

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Le Portugal ratifie le pacte budgétaire européen

Le Portugal ratifie le pacte budgétaire européen | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Le Parlement a aussi adopté le Mécanisme européen de stabilité, destiné à soutenir les pays de la zone euro qui, comme le Portugal, connaissent des difficultés financières.

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Portugal Approves EU Pact

Portugal Approves EU Pact | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal's parliament ratified the European Union's fiscal pact that imposes strict new rules on deficits and debts, thus becoming the second EU country to do so.

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Portugal plans a digital storage tax that could cost €21 per terabyte

Portugal plans a digital storage tax that could cost €21 per terabyte | Adamastor | Scoop.it

The Portuguese government is considering a tax on digital storage devices. This is an apparent action to try to fight copyright breaches, but it also rather looks like an attempt to gather funds in a time of economic crisis.

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Souto de Moura, un Priztker en paro

Souto de Moura, un Priztker en paro | Adamastor | Scoop.it

El arquitecto luso Eduardo Souto de Moura, premio Pritzker 2011 (considerado como el premio Nobel de la arquitectura), admitió que pese a recibir el más importante galardón de su especialidad no logra encontrar apenas proyectos en Portugal, donde le gustaría trabajar, ni en España.

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Briton faces retrial in Portugal

Briton faces retrial in Portugal | Adamastor | Scoop.it

A British man who is wanted in Portugal for a crime he was cleared of in 1995 is facing a retrial in his absence.

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Grundschule in Portugal: Lehrerin zeigt Trickfilme statt zu unterrichten

Grundschule in Portugal: Lehrerin zeigt Trickfilme statt zu unterrichten | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Boing! Zoong! Pengggg! Weil eine Lehrerin in Portugal ihren Unterricht durch Zeichentrickfilme ersetzte, verlor sie ihren Job. Wütende Eltern hatten die Schule blockiert - und ihre Suspendierung erzwungen.

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Portugal deal on Mozambique dam

Portugal deal on Mozambique dam | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal agrees to give up its remaining stake in a giant hydroelectric dam in Mozambique, ending a long-running dispute.

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Portugal apreende em navio 122 kg de cocaína vinda do Brasil

Portugal apreende em navio 122 kg de cocaína vinda do Brasil | Adamastor | Scoop.it

As autoridades portuguesas anunciaram nesta segunda-feira a apreensão, no porto de Lisboa, de 122 quilos de cocaína procedente do Brasil e a detenção de seis portugueses e um italiano suspeitos de integrar uma rede internacional de tráfico de drogas.

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Antonio Tabucchi was keen to expose the crookedness of politicians, particularly in Italy and Portugal

Antonio Tabucchi was keen to expose the crookedness of politicians, particularly in Italy and Portugal | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Philip Cooke's obituary of Antonio Tabucchi (4 April) rightly draws attention to Tabucchi's determination to remind us that 'fascism is a great historical wound which is not yet healed.'

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Com ‘Aquele beijo’, o português Ricardo Pereira diz que pode viver qualquer brasileiro na TV

Com ‘Aquele beijo’, o português Ricardo Pereira diz que pode viver qualquer brasileiro na TV | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Em sua sétima novela no Brasil, ator reduziu o sotaque e se fixou no Rio de Janeiro.

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Hard-up Portugal seeks makeover

Hard-up Portugal seeks makeover | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Portugal's tough austerity medicine is hurting families but there are some chinks of light in the economic gloom.

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Hilfen für Portugal: IWF gibt mehr als fünf Milliarden Euro frei

Hilfen für Portugal: IWF gibt mehr als fünf Milliarden Euro frei | Adamastor | Scoop.it

Das notleidende Portugal bekommt frisches Geld: Der Internationale Währungsfonds hat die Auszahlung von 5,2 Milliarden Euro aus dem Rettungsprogramm genehmigt. Das Land mache Fortschritte bei seinen Haushaltsreformen.

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