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.
A Portuguese professor has spread racist slurs on the Internet, and been getting away with it for years. Are they tasteless examples of economic theories, or a criminal offense? Jochen Faget reports from Lisbon.
TAP-Portugal is the last state-owned airline in the European Union...but not for long. The Portuguese government is trying to sell the company to a private investor. A 66 percent stake in the airline is up for grabs..the deadline to place a bid is Friday.
Four years ago, the Portuguese economy was bailed out with EU funds. Last year, it officially exited the program. Now it wants to pay off an IMF loan early. But all's still not well. Jochen Faget reports from Lisbon.