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Portugal's political crisis rooted in economics

Jul 3, 2013
Resignations by Portugal’s finance minister and foreign minister sent European markets tumbling.
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Portugal on verge of collapse, euro crisis flares

Jul 3, 2013
Europe's financial crisis flared anew on Wednesday, after Portugal's finance minister quit and the government teetered on the edge of collapse.
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Portugal court throws austerity cuts for a loop

Apr 8, 2013
Portugal's economic future is in doubt this morning after the country's high court ruled that many of the government's bailout cuts are unconstitutional.
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Strikes signal greater unity problems in eurozone

Nov 14, 2012
Europeans in Spain, Portugal and Greece protest austerity measures with a general strike today, but the real problem could be a greater lack of unity across the eurozone.
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What's Up, Europe? Gloom over austerity... and soccer in Portugal

Jun 4, 2012
Portugal was approved for its latest installment of bailout cash. What's life like for the Portuguese living under the gloom of austerity, and likely losses at the European Championship.
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Portugal's banks get $8 billion bailout

Jun 4, 2012
Today three big banks in Portugal were forced to draw on $8.25 billion worth of European Union bailout money to weather the current financial storm. Portugal has been slogging through very tight budgets in order to be eligible for money like this.
Posted In: Portugal, Europe debt crisis, recession
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Portugal cuts four public holidays to trim budget

May 9, 2012
The Portuguese government announced plans to abolish four national holiday to help ease that country's debt crisis.
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In Portugal, public workers defy Carnival cutback

Feb 21, 2012
The government in Portugal said as part of belt tightening, it wouldn't give people the day off for Fat Tuesday celebrations. That didn't really work.
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Portugal's prime minister seeks help in Angola

Nov 17, 2011
Pedro Passos de Coelho is in Portugal today asking investors in the economically-robust former colony to invest in cash-strapped Portugal.
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Production gap widens in Japan, Op-ed calls attention to budget woes

Mar 24, 2011
Here are some of today's headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web. Portugal's prime minister stepped down after rival ...
Posted In: budget, budget crisis, budget cuts, China, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, gas prices, Goldman Sachs, IMAX, jobless, manufacturing, mid-day update, Portugal, prime minister, production, Toyota, Unemployment

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