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  • Brussels to choose telecoms operator in Portugal to spy on people in lockdown 01/04/2020
    The European Commission has announced that it is choosing a telecoms operator in each Member State to ‘gather citizens data anonymously through the tracking of mobile phones during the pandemic’. The idea, says State news agency Lusa, is to “analyse mobility at a time of confinement”. The word ‘spying’ is never used – but it […]
  • New spat opens Venezuela: President accuses Portuguese cruiseship of act of ‘terrorism and piracy’ 01/04/2020
    Nicolás Maduro, president of Venezuela, has accused a Portuguese cruiseship of an act of terrorism and piracy. This new diplomatic rift follows the sinking of a Venezuelan coast guard boat on Monday. According to reports from the Venezuelan ministry of defence, the 184-metre long RCGS Resolute crashed into the patrol boat with 44 men onboard […]
  • A whole new way of schooling 01/04/2020
    Faced with unprecedented circumstances, schools, students and parents are now having to assume and cope with a completely new way of schooling. Students are self-isolating at home with their families and, whilst education must continue, it is also very important to ensure both social contact and interaction with friends and peers. This is the firm […]
  • Lagos Science Centre produces face shields for health professionals 01/04/2020
    The Lagos Live Science Centre (Centro de Ciência Viva de Lagos) is helping produce protective face shields for health professionals in the Algarve, having recently donated 60 to health centres in Lagos and 20 to Portimão Hospital. The science centre started producing the support structures for the face shields on March 21, in collaboration with […]
  • Marcelo tweaks decree on State of Emergency as measures bite 01/04/2020
    President Marcelo has tweaked his decree on the State of Emergency to “extend the possibilities of the government to restrict people’s movements even further”. As we went to press on Wednesday, the continuation of Portugal’s situation of lockdown was a certainty. The head of State had been in a flurry of meetings with experts, all […]