An Iberian lynx released in Portugal is planted in Barcelona

Since the beginning of the 20th century, the presence of an Iberian lynx was not detected in Catalonia, but this May 29 members of Agents Rurals have been able to observe and photograph a specimen in the metropolitan area of Barcelona. This is Litio, a male who was released in…

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Portugal reduces unemployment to its lowest level in 14 years

Portugal continues to accumulate good news. The last, the unemployment rate, which has reached its lowest level in the last 14 years. The leftist government led by Antonio Costa celebrates the economic improvement that the country has felt since the socialists reached power. The National Statistics Institute of Portugal announces…

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The other side of the Portuguese miracle

However, caution should be exercised because the recovery and smooth running of the Portuguese economy are due in large part to external factors that are difficult to control. Portugal is fashionable among the destinations of the world. This industry grew 10% last year and already contributes 7.1% to GDP. As…

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Pedras Parideiras, a unique geological phenomenon in Portugal

The Portuguese Serra da Freita, in the north of the country and southeast of Porto, especially around the town of Castanheira, is the result of intense geological activity, also famous for hosting one of the largest concentrations of giant trilobites in the world. There granitic rocks abound, with a particularity:…

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The day that Rio de Janeiro was the capital of Portugal

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) was the capital of Portugal for 13 years. It happened in the nineteenth century, specifically on October 27, 1807 when the Treaty of Fontainebleau was signed. According to the treaty, French troops would be allowed to cross Spanish territory for the joint military invasion of Portugal.

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A hallucination in Portuguese

Fernando Pessoa (1888-1935) is recognized, among other merits, for the creation of heteronyms, characters with a life of their own and independent of the creator, who develop their own work based on psychologies, beliefs, philosophies and particular experiences. This will be one of the driving threads of the Special, to…

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The unemployment rate in Portugal fell to 7.4% in March

The unemployment rate in Portugal stood at 7.4% in March, which is a decrease of two tenths compared to the previous month, according to the first estimates released today by the National Institute of Statistics (INE). In addition to the provisional data for March, the Portuguese INE revised down the…

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