Detained in the " raia " for child trafficking to France

A natural marriage of Angola was stopped in Chaves (Portugal) when it tried to pass three children, of ten, eight and seven years, by the border crossing of Feces de Abaixo (Verín) for presumably to sell them in France. The three minors are also natives of Angola. The arrest was…

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Portugal can adapt Iceland’s model for equal pay [pt]

Portugal may follow the Icelandic model that prohibits companies from paying men more than women, requiring them to prove that they practice gender equality to obtain certification. The hypothesis was advanced on Tuesday, January 9, to the renaissance by the Secretary of State for citizenship and equality, Rosa Monteiro, who…

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WHO congratulates Portugal for efforts to promote healthy food [pt]

The World Health Organization (WHO) congratulated the Portuguese government on Friday for efforts to promote healthy foods, such as restrictions on sugar consumption, which make the country one of the European leaders in the area of nutrition and health. In a letter sent today to Deputy Secretary of State and…

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Portugal bets on photovoltaic energy projects without subsidy

The south of Portugal has become an ideal area for energy production investors who intend to build profitable photovoltaic plants without the need for a “feed in” tariff, that is, without government subsidies. In an interview with EFE, the Secretary of State for Energy of Portugal, Jorge Seguro Sanches, advanced…

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Portugal: prohibition of junk food in health units [eng]

The Portuguese government will ban all unhealthy foods and beverages in the cafes of the health units after the publication of an administrative order in the Official Gazette of the Republic. The order also says that all new contracts to operate these spaces as cafes , buffets and bars can…

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Portugal creates its own " booking " for rural tourism

The Germans and the French are the foreign tourists who most visit the “Aldeias do Xisto”. Rural roads through valleys or mountain areas, the agrarian culture linked to the environment, religious art, rock vestiges or a numerous list of fluvial beaches make up the varied list of activities that can…

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