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What to See in Europe

What to See in Europe for the New Year

Winter holidays always create a special atmosphere: a fairy tale becomes real for a moment, and faith in miracles warms you with pleasant warmth. You can celebrate the New Year and Christmas with your...

Portugal History - The Inquisition and the Jesuits

Portugal History – The Inquisition and the Jesuits

Portugal and Spain. New attempts at joining the two crowns. – John II, still being a prince, had urged his father to marry Joan of Castile, meditating on the union of the two crowns. As...

Portugal Finance

Portugal Demographics 1940

Population. – At the time of the census of 12 December 1940, the population of the republic, including the Azores and Madeira islands, amounted to 7,722,152 residents, Of which 7,185,143 in the continent (present...

PIIGs countries 2

Euro Countries – Meager Public Finances Part II

5: A euro crisis Euro co-operation consists of 17 EU member states , which have the euro as their common means of payment. The European Central Bank (ECB) is responsible for monetary policy for...

The Financial Crisis 2009 4

The Financial Crisis 2009 Part IV

Tighter regulations require – to varying degrees – international cooperation to be fully effective. Without such cooperation, banks may threaten to move to where they receive the most favorable terms. We can have what...

The Financial Crisis 2009 3

The Financial Crisis 2009 Part III

For such a system to work, banks that take greater risks than the usual “useful” banks must actually be able to go bankrupt. The idea is that the more speculative investment banks and other...

The Financial Crisis 2009 1

The Financial Crisis 2009 Part II

The distribution between the government spending the money itself and handing it over to households in the form of tax breaks varied between countries. One rule seems to be that the more social democratic...

The Financial Crisis 2009 1

The Financial Crisis 2009 Part I

In March 2009, it looked really dark for the world economy. Everything pointed downwards. Since then, stock markets around the world have risen significantly, and the fall in world trade has stopped. It may...

Portugal Literature Overview

Portugal Literature Overview

LITERATURE: THE ORIGINS The most ancient poetic texts are the cantigas de amor, with a Provençal influence, the cantigas de amigo, with an amorous theme, and those de escarnho and de maldizer, with a polemic and satirical...