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Portugal’s Victorious Center-Right to Push Austerity

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva has asked Social Democratic Party leader Pedro Passos Coelho to “immediately” start work on forming a new government. The Social Democrats on Sunday won a comfortable victory in the troubled country’s parliamentary elections, ousting the ruling Socialists. Mr. Passos Coelho said Monday Mr. Silva had asked for the preparations to […]

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Portugal’s Victorious Center-Right To Push Austerity

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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Portugal’s expected new prime minister and Social Democratic Party leader Pedro Passos Coelho has pledged to move forward with tough austerity measures necessary to restore the country’s economic credibility. Passos Coelho said Monday he will form a coalition government with the conservative Popular Party, giving their bloc a majority in parliament and making it easier […]

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Opposition Unseats Socialists in Portugal

Posted June 5th, 2011 at 7:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Portugal’s opposition has unseated the ruling Socialists in the troubled country’s parliamentary election. With all votes counted except those cast by Portuguese living overseas, official results give the conservative Social Democrats 105 seats and the Socialists 73 seats. Outgoing Prime Minister Jose Socrates conceded defeat earlier Sunday after television exit polls gave the Social Democrats […]

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Opposition Unseats Socialists in Portugal

Posted June 5th, 2011 at 5:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Portugal’s opposition has unseated the ruling Socialists in the troubled country’s parliamentary election. Outgoing Prime Minister Jose Socrates conceded defeat late Sunday after several television exit polls gave the Social Democrats an insurmountable lead. He says he will also step down as Socialist Party leader. Social Democratic leader Pedro Passos Coelho will likely become the […]

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Exit Polls: Opposition Unseats Socialists in Portugal

Posted June 5th, 2011 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A television exit poll in Portugal says the opposition Social Democrats have unseated the ruling Socialists in the troubled country’s parliamentary election. Voters went to the polls in an early election following the resignation of Prime Minister Jose Socrates after the old parliament rejected his economic reform plans. The country was forced to turn to […]

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Ailing Economy Looms Over Portuguese Elections

Posted June 5th, 2011 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Voters in Portugal Sunday chose a new government to implement the country’s $110 billion bailout programs. Late in the voting day, turnout was reported at 42 percent, slightly less than in the last set of elections in 2009. European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, a former prime minister of Portugal, said the election is the […]

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Voting Begins in Portugal Elections

Posted June 5th, 2011 at 4:15 am (UTC-5)
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Voting began in Portugal Sunday in an election that will choose a new government to implement the country’s $110 billion bailout programs. Latest opinion polls indicate that the opposition center-right Social Democrats have the backing of about 36 percent of voters, while the ruling center-left Socialist Party would collect about 31 percent of the vote. […]

Portugal Holds Early General Elections

Posted June 4th, 2011 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Portuguese voters go to the polls Sunday to choose a new government. Latest opinion polls indicate that the opposition Social Democrats have the backing of about 36 percent of voters, while the ruling center-left Socialist Party would collect about 31 percent of the vote in early elections. If the poll numbers are correct, the Social […]

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