Portugal

Portugal Takes on Fake Drugs to Save Tourism

If you’re offered drugs in Lisbon, there’s a decent chance that they’re fake. Those who live in the central touristy…

The Buck Stops Here: Portugal Introduces Changes

Originally aimed at helping the nation make a buck in the wake of the sovereign debt crisis, Portugal is finding…

Portugal Rolls into 2020 with 200 Scooters

Electronic scooters may soon be the preferred way to cruise around the streets of Portugal. In Faro, a beachside town…

Corruption Perception Index Highlights Successes and Concerns for EU Nations

The Corruption Perception Index, collated by anti-corruption coalition Transparency International, ranks 180 countries and territories around the world by their…

2019 Saw 500,000 Immigrants Make Portugal their New Home

After years of high emigration numbers, it looks as though Portugal is finally seeing an uptick in residents. For the…

Portugal to Make Significant Increases in Art Spending

2020 could be an exciting year for art in Portugal. The country’s government has committed to spending 500,000 euros on…

Europe Enters 2020 with an Open Mind on Cannabis

On December 27th, Italy’s top court announced that growing small amounts of marijuana at home for private use, though not…

Questions Over Cyber Security Cause Uncertainty in Europe

As 5G mobile networks go live around the world, the new technology is predicted to change the way users live…

2020: What Lies Ahead for Southern European Nations?

France As Brexit continues to engulf European headlines and major EU players such as Italy, Spain, and Germany continue to…

Diversifying Portugal’s Economy

Portugal’s remarkable economic recovery is holding strong post-crisis. This year, third-quarter unemployment rates fell to new lows of 6.1 percent,…
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