Socialist Party (PT)

Type: Organization
Name: Socialist Party (PT) (Partido Socialista, Socialist Party)
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Roundup: Portuguese PM vows not to raise taxes this year

Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho said he will not raise taxes this year and remains confident that the country will reach its growth goal, local media reported Monday. "There won't be a tax rise," Passos Coelho told journalists in Valpacos ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - Portugal's opposition blames public debt burden on gov't austerity push

Portugal's opposition blames public debt burden on gov't austerity pushContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.LISBON, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- Portugal's main opposition Socialist Party has accused the government of being "blocked in the impasse it created" after the ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering Portugal’s Carnation Revolution

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the military coup that overthrew Portugal’s dictatorship and eventually led to the triumph of democracy in that country. The Carnation Revolution—the first of the world’s many subsequent flower or color uprisings—is ... [Published Freedom House - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 3 reports

Portugal court partially rejects govt salary cuts

CNCAdded On August 16, 2014Portugal's Constitutional Court has rejected a government proposal to cut salary for public sector employees between 2016 and 2018 and to impose a tax on public sector pensions.Meanwhile, the country's main opposition Socialist ... [Published CNC World - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Roundup: Portugal's opposition criticizes court decision on public sector salary cuts

Portugal's main opposition Socialist Party criticized the center-right government for"tailoring and sewing" after the country's Constitutional Court partially approved government austerity measures on Thursday evening. The court approved salary cuts for ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Feature: young people leave Portugal for jobs

by Marina Watson Pelaez"Securing a job in Portugal is extremely difficult," says Irina Cruz, 28, an unemployed nursery teacher. "There are so many people applying, and even if you do get a job the conditions are not so good. You have to work so many hours ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

This Restaurant Is Nostalgic for Fascist Spain

In Almuradiel, roughly halfway between Madrid and Andalusia’s Mediterranean tourist coastline is Casa Pepe – a unique Spanish restaurant where you can enjoy great food, fine wines, and relive the glory of General Franco’s brutal fascist dictatorship. ... [Published Vice UK - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Portuguese FinMin confirms 3.9-bln-euro rescue plan for BES

Portuguese Finance Minister Maria Luis Albuquerque confirmed on Thursday that the country will rescue Banco Espirito Santo (BES), its largest listed private bank, by pumping in 3.9 billion euros (about 5.3 billion U.S. dollars), following unnerving weeks ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

BES - Finance Minister denies public money is at risk

A parliamentary session today fired questions at the teflon coated Finance Minister Maria Luís Albuquerque about the Government and the Bank of Portugal's solution for the bust Banco Espírito Santo.The standing committee members questioned Albuquerque ... [Published Algarve Daily News - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

News Analysis: Uncertainty remains after Portugal's bailout for ailing BES bank

by Marina Watson Pelaez Portugal's decision to bailout the country's largest private bank Banco Espirito Santo (BES) are widely welcomed, but there is uncertainty regarding the extent to which the taxpayers will be affected by the move.The Portuguese ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Portuguese gov't praises BES bailout decision amid outcry by opposition

Portuguese Deputy Prime Minister Paulo Portas said on Tuesday that the decision to bailout Banco Espirito Santo (BES) was the most "acceptable" option, and that nationalizing the bank would be "a tragedy." The Portuguese authorities are maintaining an ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Taxman is after former PM José Sócrates

Members of Portugal’s Socialist Party are taking a high-risk strategy by stoutly defending the former party leader and Prime Minister José Sócrates against suspicions of tax fraud and money laundering.Mutterings of a ‘black campaign’ and ‘slander’ have ... [Published Algarve Daily News - Aug 03 2014]

Quotes

"The government is blocked in the impasse it created and the only thing it manages to discuss is if tax should be raised or pensions should be cut. We have already seen that this recipe doesn't solve the country's problems" Lisbon Mayor An
Antonio Costa added that when the financial crisis started Portugal's debt was at 97 percent of GDP. "Now with this fiscal suffocation, with all these salary cuts, in services and in pensions, it is at 134 percent of GDP."
"What hope can the Portuguese have, if they see in this government of tailoring and sewing, always on the same incomes and people?" asked Gameiro at the Parliament on Thursday
"The Portuguese economy is not able to integrate its better trained youth" said political analyst Antonio Costa Pinto, adding that one of the bigger long-term risks is an economic model based on low salaries

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Roundup: Portuguese PM vows not to raise taxes ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 25 2014]
XINHUA - Portugal's opposition blames public de... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 22 2014]
Portugal's opposition blames public debt burden... [Published Individual.com - Aug 22 2014]
Remembering Portugal’s Carnation Revolution [Published Freedom House - Aug 19 2014]
Portugal court partially rejects govt salary cuts [Published CNC World - Aug 16 2014]
Roundup: Portugal's opposition criticizes court... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 16 2014]
XINHUA - Roundup: Portugal's opposition critici... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 15 2014]
Roundup: Portugal's opposition criticizes court... [Published Individual.com - Aug 15 2014]
Feature: young people leave Portugal for jobs [Published Individual.com - Aug 14 2014]
This Restaurant Is Nostalgic for Fascist Spain [Published Vice UK - Aug 14 2014]
BES - Finance Minister denies public money is a... [Published Algarve Daily News - Aug 07 2014]
Portuguese FinMin confirms 3.9-bln-euro rescue ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 07 2014]
News Analysis: Uncertainty remains after Portug... [Published Individual.com - Aug 05 2014]
Portuguese gov't praises BES bailout decision a... [Published Individual.com - Aug 05 2014]
Taxman is after former PM José Sócrates [Published Algarve Daily News - Aug 03 2014]
Tax-News.com: Portugal's SP Party Would Restore... [Published Tax-News.com - May 14 2014]
Tax-News.com: Portugal Beats Deficit Target Wit... [Published Tax-News.com - Apr 02 2014]
Tax-News.com: Portugal's Cabrita Slams Short-Li... [Published Tax-News.com - Feb 18 2014]
Tax-News.com: Portugal Establishes Income Tax R... [Published Tax-News.com - Feb 12 2014]
Mass opposition blocks Portuguese pension reform [Published World Socialist Web Site - Dec 23 2013]
Biography for José Sócrates Carvalho Pinto de S... [Published Silobreaker - Jun 06 2011]
Biography for Luís Amado [Published Silobreaker - Apr 11 2009]
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