Portugal and Madeira News from Paul Abbiati:
Lead stories in the Portuguese Press on Monday include:
From Portugal Daily View
Portugal must increase productivity
From The Jornal de Negócios
image from Wikimedia Commons
“‘Portugal will need an increase in productivity’, reports Jornal de
Negócios, voicing the beliefs of Olivier Blanchard, chief economist at the
IMF interviewed in Washington. For Blanchard the ECB must continue its bond
buying programme and the European Union is running out of time to solve the
crisis. Steen Jakobsen from Saxo Bank said that without Europe there is no
Madeira’s Local Government – Municípios Madeirenses in Graphics
Civil servants, Population and percentage of Civil servants per 1000 inhabitants:
From the Diario Newspaper link: http://www.dnoticias.pt/impressa/diario/284675/madeira/284694-camaras-pesam-mais-a-oestea-cmf-emprega-mais-gente-mas-ja-redu
FREE admission to most museums on Tuesday
World Tourism Day Tuesday 27th September; World Tourism Day Events in Madeira
From the Diario Newspaper
FREE admission to most museums on Tuesday includes
Photography Museu Vicentes from 10 e as 17 horas and will not shut for lunch on Tuesday.
Museu Vicentes the oldest photographic museum of the Iberian Peninsula is in rua da Carreira, n.º 43, Funchal.It has a stock of more than six hundred thousand negatives
Museu Vicentes website: http://www.photographiamuseuvicentes.com.pt/
– Free admission to gardens:
Botanical, Palheiro, Orquid and Quinta da Boa Vista.
– Free admission to museums:
Museu do Bordado,
Museu Quinta das Cruzes,
Museu Henrique e Francisco Franco,
Museu de Arte
Museu Etnográfico da Madeira (Ribeira Brava),
Casa Museu Frederico de Freitas,
Universo de Memórias,
Madeira Story Centre (50% discount).
Folclore performance between 03.30 and 06.00 p.m.
Distribution of flowers and souvenirs in the information desk of the city centre.
Folclore performance between 04.00 and 06.00 p.m..
Distribution of flowers and souvenirs to tourists on the arrivals lounge.