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Tag: Carnation Revolution

Euroscepticism: an ideology, a feeling, or a political attitude?

Posted: May 2, 2014 at 08:07   /   Portugal

Since the Carnation Revolution in 1974, Portugal has always been a country that has lived peacefully. But since the beginning of the economic crisis, the country is once more rebelling against authorities. by Lucía de la Sierra LISBON – The Portuguese go out on the streets and demonstrate very often. They are fed up with […]

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Mixed hope in Portugal

Posted: May 1, 2014 at 12:48   /   Portugal

Lisbon, “Rome” of the Atlantic, of the 7 hills. Internationally considered the capital of Europe during the Midlle Ages and the European capital of the culture during the final years of the 19th century. The portuguese town oozes nostalgia, melancholy, “saudade”. Lisbon tastes of cod drying in the sun, parched by salt that enters the […]

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Protests mark 40th anniversary of Carnation Revolution in Portugal

Posted: April 14, 2014 at 12:19   /   Portugal

Celebration of the Constitution Day, and freedom from authoritarian dictatorship, takes place annually in Portugal on April 25. Many events dedicated to this significant date are already being going on across the country. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Carnation Revolution of 1974, and the birth of democracy in Portugal. How has democracy […]

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