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Portugal: Has the Banco Espírito Santo (Holy Spirit Bank) fallen from the sky?

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Portugal: Has the Banco Espírito Santo (Holy Spirit Bank) fallen from the sky?

What became known this week –and we knew it as a fact since Sunday night– was the default of BES. We also knew that the government apparently ranks the distribution of the assets in two levels: in the first they include those who have more rights, i.e. the depositors and holders of senior debt issued [...]

August 5, 2014 Author: Renato Guedes

Portugal: the case of Santa Filomena neighbourhood

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Portugal: the case of Santa Filomena neighbourhood

In the end of 2013, we found out that the land where the Santa Filomena Neigbhourhood is located is owned by the Closed Special Real Estate Investment Fund VillaFundo, managed by Interfundos of Millenium BCP. [...]

June 17, 2014 Author: HABITA

What is hidden in the Transatlantic Partnership (TTIP)?

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What is hidden in the Transatlantic Partnership (TTIP)?

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a free trade and investment agreement between the EU and the USA which is being negotiated at this moment. But what is hidden behind this agreement? [...]

May 14, 2014

Portugal: Open letter to the prime minister

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Portugal: Open letter to the prime minister

We are tired of seeing our relatives, rights and dreams emigrate. We will keep fighting so that you are the next to leave. [...]

April 14, 2014 Author: António Mariano

Portugal: Police violence – When the bells ring

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Portugal: Police violence – When the bells ring

Duarte always repeated to his parents “the police and justice are here to protect us” [...]

March 13, 2014 Author: Lúcia Gomes

Portugal: Press Release of the Informal Workers Commission of Health Line 24

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Portugal: Press Release of the Informal Workers Commission of Health Line 24

Watchdog For Labour Conditions deems all communication workers of Health 24 are working on fake green certificates. [...]

February 26, 2014 Author: Comissão Informal de Trabalhadores da Linha Saúde 24*

Portugal: Avaaz petition for the exemption of small farmers from VAT

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Portugal: Avaaz petition for the exemption of small farmers from VAT

Assembly of the Portuguese Republic: We demand the exemption of small farmers from VAT [...]

December 13, 2013