Featured stories about Portugal
- Guinean Journalist Mysteriously Disappears in Angola 21 December 2012
- Night Clashes Overshadow Portugal's Largely Peaceful General Strike 16 November 2012
- Siege of Portuguese Parliament: “This is not our budget” 17 October 2012
- Portugal: Massive Protest Against Troika Sparks Momentum 17 September 2012
Latest stories about Portugal
7 November 2013
Sara Moreira speaks with the VHS wielding mascot, Antifluffy, at the Future Places media lab for citizenship in Porto, Portugal.
31 October 2013
Throughout the months of November and December, we are organizing six global in-person 'meetups' led and facilitated by Global Voices members.
16 October 2013
Bloggers around the world, including Global Voices contributors, are highlighting this year's #BAD13 topic: human rights.
3 October 2013
Abstention, spoilt votes, blank votes and independent candidates. These were the choices of more than half of the potential voters in the recent local elections in Portugal.
14 September 2013
One of the members of Portugal's well-known parody group Homens da Luta is running for mayor. In Portugal and Brazil, celebrities running for office is nothing new.
13 July 2013
Europe's current crisis is more than economic. Between the German government advocating a dangerous austerity policy and European authorities lacking any other suggestions, it is clear that the 2008 financial...
6 June 2013
Mia Couto's three decades at the helm of Mozambican literature was acknowledged on the 27 May when he was awarded the 25th Camões Prize in literature, worth 100,000 euros, and...
9 April 2013
Portugal's Constitutional Court has struck down austerity measures considered necessary by the government to meet the conditions of its 78-billion-euro (101 billion US dollars) bailout program, opening a billion-euro gap...
1 March 2013
Austerity-weary Portuguese feeling shut out of the country's decision making are giving laughter a try, protesting against the government's tough tax hikes and spending cuts in creative, non-violent, and funny...
27 February 2013
Thousands of Portuguese people have promised a massive anti-austerity protest on March 2, 2013. Leading up to the date, demonstrators have led a campaign to interrupt government ministers during their...