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Portugal

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Portugal to introduce spa therapy for Covid-19 survivors

  The Portuguese Thermal Association will “soon” introduce new therapies aimed at helping patients who survived Covid-19 recover and rehabilitate.  The Secretary General of the Portuguese Spa Association (ATP), João Pinto Barbosa, said during the introduction of the new Termas Porto e Norte de Portugal brand “Wellnessbinar”, that Portugal’s thermal network is preparing to restart […]

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Portugal: Wine industry suffers decline in revenue amid COVID-19 pandemic

      Portugal’s economy has been affected by many sectors of the Covid-19 pandemic, including the country’s wine sector.    The second lockdown has further damaged the income of several companies (especially small businesses), and the closure of restaurants and bars has also severely affected the wine distribution business.    Jorge Santos works for […]

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Portugal: Italian Mafia boss arrested in Lisbon

  Francesco Pelle, the boss of Calabria’s Ndrangheta mafia, was arrested in Lisbon on Monday after 14 years of fleeing.  Pelle, 43 years old, was captured by Carabinieri in a clinic in the Portuguese capital, where he was treated for COVID-19. He had gone on the lam in 2007.   The Ndrangheta is a well-known […]

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Covid: Portugal has 90.3 cases per 100K inhabitants

  According to a joint announcement by the General Administration of Health (DGS) and INSA, Portugal has 90.3 SARS-CoV-2 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, and its transmission index (Rt) is 0.84.    As stated by official data, the incidence rate was 79.1 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, and the Rt was 0.80 when analyzed in mainland Portugal […]

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Portugal landmarks light up green for St Patrick’s Day

  To mark St. Patrick‘s Day, celebrated globally on March 17, many Portuguese landmarks were illuminated in green today. “Global Greening” aims to have a positive impact on St. Patrick’s Day around the world by lighting up hundreds of internationally renowned attractions.    This year, the Irish Embassy in Portugal cooperated with the Irish Tourism […]

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Portugal: AstraZeneca vaccine benefits prevail over risks

  The Portuguese Infarmed Medicine Authority stated that the benefits of the AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 continue to outweigh any risks to patients.    Prior to this, the Netherlands became the latest country to suspend the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine due to concerns about possible side effects.    The Republic of Ireland made […]

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Portugal reopens municipal parks

  From today onwards, the people of Portugal will once again be allowed to use municipal parks and sit on benches in the garden, although it is up to various councils to decide whether there are any restrictions.    The recreational facilities have previously been closed as part of the Covid emergency lockdown measures.    […]

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Portugal welcomes British tourists on May 17

  Although the British Home Secretary said it was “too early” to book a trip abroad, the Portuguese Minister of Tourism Rita Marques said she hoped that Portugal would start receiving tourists from the UK on May 17.    Rita Marques said in an interview with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC): “I do believe that […]

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