The term gentrification is often used, and it doesn’t always fully describe what is happening in our cities. Some local academics aim to change the discourse.
President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has recommended extending the state of emergency — but the government is preparing to have a vaccine ready for distribution in January.
Upon the European Committee’s 11th visit to the country they report incidences of abuse remain high and a lot needs to be done by Portuguese authorities.
Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa is offering tests at centers around the country, or at home or place of work. Even if you don’t have a prescription, the tests are considerably cheaper than what most other labs are charging.
Swedish singer-songwriter Kristian Madsson once confided that this is where he and his ex-wife decided to get a divorce.
The government continues to tweak restrictions rather than going into the more restrictive state of emergency it declared at the start of the pandemic.
As Lisbon’s restaurants adapt to a second state of emergency, they face a unique dilemma: If one employee contracts COVID-19, who will pay to test the rest of the staff?
This time, the measures include a curfew from 23h to 5h during weekdays as well as from 13h to 5h on Saturdays and Sundays, with exceptions.
Several community organizers and business owners claim that the Lisbon police force is far more stringent with minority-owned business than with those owned by whites.