Support for Portugal’s anti-austerity government is growing, along with investor confidence, as the left’s economic policies bear fruit.
The story of my grandma shows what can happen to EU citizens if their country cannot pay for its health system.
Portugal has turned its economy around, slashing the deficit. This should boost investor confidence, but rating agencies won’t take Lisbon off the junk pile.
After the back and forth with Brussels, a positive credit rating helped Portugal overcome its state of budgetary limbo, yet Lisbon was “verbally downgraded” by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble.
One week after French oil workers went on strike which has paralysed 6 of France’s 8 refineries, half of all rail transportation in France has come to a screeching halt due to a transportation strike. But French oil workers and transport activists are protesting different issues.