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December 23, 2011 12:30
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In Europe, migration history repeats itself
Back in the days of empire have-nots used to head out to the colonies. Guess what? They are doing it again. Although the colonies are now independent, prosperous nations
If you were a young unemployed Portuguese person moving to Rio in the former colony of Brazil must seem like a no-brainer (ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)
Back in the days of empire have nots used to head out to the colonies. Guess what? They are doing it again - although the colonies are now prosperous, independent nations
European Commission criticizes Portuguese ratings downgrade
July 6, 2011 08:56
The Commission questioned of the "appropriateness of behaviour" of international ratings agencies, which in addition to Moody's include Standard & Poor's and Fitch.
Portugal election results: Social Democrats unseat governing Socialists (VIDEO)
June 6, 2011 01:35
The election is hoped to end months of political uncertainty that led to Portugal becoming the third euro zone nation to seek a bailout.
The euro zone's future hangs on Portuguese elections
June 4, 2011 06:28
BRUSSELS — Fears of protracted political instability in Portugal would risk undermining market confidence in the country's ability to slash its budget deficit and reform labor markets.
Exploring Portugal's southwestern coast
March 22, 2012 10:12
Portugal: Traveling far from the Algarve crowds
May 12, 2011 06:17
ALJEZUR, Portugal — The region has long been popular with surf bums and seekers of solitude happy to camp out in the hills and dunes.
Northern Europeans decry ongoing support for shaky southern Europe economies
May 7, 2011 07:56
BRUSSELS — Some northern Europeans have had enough of shipping funds to what they regard as profligate peripheral partners.
Portugal's unique economic mess
April 26, 2011 06:04
LISBON — Portugal didn't share in its neighbors' boom before the 2008 bust left it facing painful austerity measures.
Portugal asks EU for bailout
April 6, 2011 16:46
BRUSSELS — Plunging confidence in Portugal's bonds has pushed the country to the brink of bankruptcy.
Unrest in North Africa, the Middle East could help southern Europe's tourism industry
March 26, 2011 08:47
Tourism could help struggling economies, but analysts wonder whether it will rebound for the long term.
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