Author: Eden Flaherty
Yellow Jackets in Portugal: Fake News or National Fervour?
December 11, 2018
Could we see yellow jacket demonstrations on the streets of Lisbon? Some organizers in Portugal are pushing for a gilets jaunes protest on December 21.
The Week em Breve – December 6
December 6, 2018
This week’s English language news in Lisbon, Portugal: Subway Sabotage, Lime Scooter Crime, Puting Pensioners, the Real Estate Roller-Coaster, Packs of Vicious Dogs, and much more!
The New Kid on the Block: CCB’s Development Plans
December 4, 2018
Centro Cultural de Belém is in the first stages of getting a long-awaited expansion. On Nov. 29, CCB opened the public competition for sections four and five of the complex, which will become a commercial zone and hotel, respectively. Whenever we hear “there’s a new hotel being built,” we tend to worry just a bit […]
The End of the Lineup: Super Bock em Stock
December 3, 2018
The festival season in Lisbon is a long one, with the last chords strum well into winter. Luckily, the fields have been left behind and this end-of-the-line festival is held in Lisbon’s center.
The Week em Breve – November 29
November 29, 2018
Welcome to the Week em Breve! This week in Portugal: Worrying Wages, Lost in Transit, Metro Nightmares, Racism Revealed, Coming Home, Conspiracy Theories, and much more!
First Chinese State Visit in Eight Years
November 26, 2018
The ties between Portugal and China go back a long way but have become extremely visible following the recent economic crisis, with huge amounts of Chinese investment in both the city of Lisbon and Portugal as a whole.
The Week em Breve – November 22
November 22, 2018
Welcome to the Week em Breve! This week in Portugal: Martim Moniz Closes, Not Enough Babies, Portugal Doesn’t Pay, IRA Under Investigation, Cocaine-Infused Olive Oil, and much more!