November 10, 2015

Anti-austerity bloc brings down Portugal's government

Portugal’s pro-austerity government has been forced to resign by a leftist anti-austerity block, despite being sworn in only two weeks ago.

Proposals to continue austerity policies were blocked in parliament, backed by mass public anger, forcing the government to dissolve. Read more.

RT

Related,
Government set to be rejected later today - Portugal News
Portugal Socialists threaten to topple new government - BBC

Portugal govt falls amid austerity backlash (video) - RT
Regering Portugal ten val gebracht door oppositie - NRC

No comments:

Post a Comment