Francisco could have gotten a well-paying job in the city. But the the young Portuguese academic decided to use his agricultural expertise to rejuvenate a local town suffering from economic decay.
José Socrates, Portugal's Prime Minister from 2005 -11, has been detained in a high security prison, pending investigation into allegations of corruption, money laundering and tax fraud, allegations which he denies. His arrest is one in a series of unrelated anti fraud and corruption inquiries in Portugal. Emma Wallis talks to Antonio Costa Pinto, a research professor at the University of Lisbon.
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has been remanded in custody on suspicion of tax evasion and money laundering. It wasn't immediately clear whether formal charges against him would be filed.
Former Portuguese prime minister Jose Socrates has been arrested on suspicion of tax evasion. It's the second potential scandal to hit Portuguese politics in a week, after the interior minister's resignation last Sunday.
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