Portugal
Portugal nurses strike
Shared systemic issues inspire solidarity between Portuguese and British nurses

A historic strike by nurses in the United Kingdom inspired solidarity among health workers in Portugal, who are fighting their own struggle for a better public health system

Nurses Strike - Portugal
Nurses in Portugal demand wages at par with employees in public administration 

The Portuguese Nurses’ Union (SEP) accused the Socialist Party (PS)-led government of discriminating against nurses by excluding them while revising salaries of civil servants

Civil Parishes - Portugal
Portuguese communists demand revival of civil parishes lost in local body aggregation

Following the reorganization of civil parishes, the third-level administrative subdivision in Portugal, as part of the structural adjustments to bail out the sovereign debt crisis in 2013, the number of parishes across the country was reduced from 4,259 to 3,091

Avante Fest - Portugal
46th Avante Festival in Portugal calls for building new society free from exploitation and oppression

The three-day fest was organized by the Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) in the city of Seixal from September 2-4. It involved various cultural and sports events, exhibitions, concerts, and discussions, which were attended by thousands of people

Portugal nurses strike
Nurses in Algarve, Portugal strike against meager salaries, exhaustion

Nurses in the south district of Algarve, Portugal, held a one-day strike in an attempt to pressure the health administration to provide funds for better working conditions

Socialist Party wins parliamentary elections in Portugal

The Socialist Party led by incumbent prime minister Antonio Costa secured a decisive victory while the far-right Chega party made significant gains

Workers March - Portugal
Working class sections in Portugal hit the streets demanding better wages and job security

The workers’ mobilization was called by the General Confederation of the Portuguese Workers (CGTP) to reiterate their demand for increasing the national minimum wage to 850 euros (USD 954.97) per month

Jose Saramago Centenary - Portugal
Portuguese communists kickstart celebrations for Jose Saramago’s birth centenary

November 16, 2022 will mark the hundredth birth anniversary of renowned Portuguese writer and communist Jose Saramago, recipient of the Nobel Prize for literature in 1998

Catarina Eufémia - Portugal
Portuguese pay tribute to Catarina Eufémia, icon of resistance against Estado Novo regime

A young harvester from the Alentejo region, Eufémia was murdered by a lieutenant of the National Guard during a protest for higher wages on May 19, 1954 at the age of 26

Workers Protest-Portugal
Workers protest closure of Matosinhos refinery in Portugal

Portuguese energy supplier group Galp Energia has announced the closure of a crude oil refinery owned by its subsidiary Petrogal in Matosinhos, which is likely to affect over a thousand jobs

Presidential elections-Portugal
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa re-elected as Portugal’s president 

The incumbent president from the center-right Social Democratic Party was re-elected with an overwhelming majority in the presidential elections held on Sunday, securing 60% of the total votes

Workers of Leica plant in Portugal protest wage discrimination 

The workers at the Lousado plant of the German company Leica in Portugal organised a protest demanding a salary hike and an end to the harassment faced by workers