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Marcelo laments the death of Portuguese as a result of school collapse in Belgium
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Marcelo laments the death of Portuguese as a result of school collapse in Belgium

The President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, today lamented the work accident that, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, caused the death of three Portuguese in Antwerp, Belgium. Through a note published on the official website of the Presidency of the Republic on the Internet, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa "presents his condolences to the families of his fellow countrymen who died in Belgium". The President of the Republic laments the serious accident at work that victimized our compatriots in Antwerp, Belgium. To her bereaved families, friends and co-workers she presents her heartfelt", reads in this message. According to the Ministry of Business, three Portuguese died this Friday in a collapse in the construction ...
Portuguese are among the Europeans who consume less energy and make less waste
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Portuguese are among the Europeans who consume less energy and make less waste

Portuguese citizens are among the Europeans who produce less waste and consume less energy, according to environmental statistics released today by the statistical portal Pordata, which marks World Environment Day. According to statistics released today by Pordata, which now has a chapter on "Environment, Energy and Territory", Portugal is "the second country in the European Union whose families consume less final energy 'per capita'", with 281 kilograms of oil equivalent, around half of the European Union average (551) and far below those who consume the most, the Finns (1,020). With regard to waste, the 'per capita' production of waste from economic activities and households in Portugal is the third lowest of the 27, despite having been i...
Covid-19: Portuguese surprised at the epicenter of an outbreak in a Chinese province
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Covid-19: Portuguese surprised at the epicenter of an outbreak in a Chinese province

Without prior notice, Portuguese Alexandre Castro was prevented from leaving his home, indefinitely, in the city of Canton, southeast China, experiencing the forcefulness of the Chinese authorities in the suppression of the new coronavirus. "On Saturday, we were going to leave the building and we couldn't do it anymore", described Castro to the Lusa agency. "The streets around the neighborhood were fenced off, with police cordon, and a barrier was placed at the door of the building," said. Alexandre Castro, a football coach based two years ago in Cantão, a city of 15 million people, was caught at the epicenter of the outbreak that has resulted in dozens of local infections since 21 May. The sudden increase in cases in the provincial capit...
The most desired destinations to travel this summer
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The most desired destinations to travel this summer

There is desire to travel again and intention to pack. The question is where to go at a time when, although vaccination is progressing, covid-19 is still very present. We have asked experts and consulted rankings, and the conclusion is that getaways within Spain will win by a landslide this summer, followed by trips to international destinations that have managed to convey that they are safe, have put facilities at the entrance of tourists and have good air connections. Friendly and well connected "The destinations with the most pull this summer will be those that are very open to tourism, have built a reputation in terms of pandemic management and low incidence of covid, and have a good air connection," says Sonia Prieto, professor ESIC's Master in Luxury Tourism. Your candidates a...
This is how the heads of the ECB invest: Lagarde in real estate and Guindos with Mutuactivos
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This is how the heads of the ECB invest: Lagarde in real estate and Guindos with Mutuactivos

The governing council of the European Central Bank (ECB) accumulates one of the largest shares of financial power in the world (along with its counterparts in the Federal Reserve). Its top managers manage a balance of 840,000 million euros. Defining the monetary policy of the euro zone allows them to mobilize huge amounts of money to prop up the public accounts of many countries. Now, how do directors invest their own assets? Where do the president, Christine Lagarde, or the vice president Luis de Guindos have their savings? The ECB has made public the declarations of interests of all the directors of the institution: the six members of the executive committee and the governors of the 27 national central banks, who are part of the council of the organization. In the case of the presid...
Fitur 2021: a year for hope
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Fitur 2021: a year for hope

If there is a keyword to refer to Fitur this year, that's Recovery. A mantra that appears in all papers and is on everyone's lips: the recovery of tourism is, without a doubt, the objective. But not everyone understands the idea the same. To focus on the fair itself and on the European level, there are countries that take the courageous step of being present at the Madrid fairgrounds. Even with all the restrictions, requirements and inconveniences that, due to the covid (and of course with the best intention), are required of all tourism professionals who come to Ifema. Other countries simply do not attend. It therefore seems reasonable that, when reviewing the horizons of European tourism in this Fitur, we start with the countries that are going to plant their stand and experien...
Portuguese in Tel Aviv: "I saw missiles being intercepted 30 meters from my house"
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Portuguese in Tel Aviv: "I saw missiles being intercepted 30 meters from my house"

A Portuguese man living in Tel Aviv for four years told the TVI24 the climate of fear that lives in Israel these days, after the conflict with Palestine rekindled a week ago. David Rosh Pina, a businessman, said that over the past week thousands of rockets have fallen overnight on Tel Aviv's metropolitan areas, with the clear aim of killing civilians. The "Iron Dome", Israel's air defense system, has been the main guarantor of Israelis' security, pointed out the Portuguese, who saw rockets being intercepted near his home. What is happening is something extraordinary, which does not usually happen, but which will depend a lot on us and the capacity of the civilian population to withstand these attacks that I consider genocidal by the c...
Family and friends of Portuguese killed in France organize white march
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Family and friends of Portuguese killed in France organize white march

Carlos Soares' family and friends will organize a white march in the city of Pontoise, on the outskirts of Paris, on Friday, against the release of one of the suspects of the strikes of the stray bullet that killed the Portuguese in early April. "[A marcha] It is for the value of human life. We have two young people who were killed in a complicated neighborhood, but where people help each other and there is a real community. This community, like Carlos' widow and his whole family, does not understand why a person involved in this crime is released, without any judicial control ", explained Sandrine Parise-Heideger, lawyer of the family of Carlos Soares, in statements to the Lusa agency. The Versailles Court last week released one of the t...