This morning’s edition of the Diario points out that the current political crisis in the Autonomous Region compromises structural investments. With the Region on a twelfth regime “we cannot have a great expectation that there will be a great deal of flexibility in terms of deadlines”, warns Duarte Pitta Ferraz, president of the PRR (EU recovery fund) Monitoring Committee, in an interview with the newspaper. The goals are much more conditioned where there is a greater construction component during a political crisis.
Court opens the way for taxi competitors
The newspaper also highlights new elements in TVDE. The court opens the way for taxi competitors. The regional rule that established a quota of 40 vehicles and a maximum limit of 3 per operator was declared unconstitutional. The decision eliminates entry restrictions, for example, from Uber, Bolt or Cabify.
New Government for Madeira?
Regarding the political crisis affecting Madeira, the Region will only find out the names after Ireneu’s response. The PSD proposes, on Friday, a new government to the Representative of the Republic. The resignation of the President of the Government caused the Budget for 2024 to be dropped and the twelfth regime to be prolonged. Even so, the executive is reappointing regional directors, and the newspaper adds that Albuquerque maintains double immunity despite the dismissal.
Carnival threatened by Karlotta depression
Again, as reported here, the Diario highlights that the “Karlotta depression throws a shadow over Carnival“. Bad weather promises to disrupt school parades on Friday. The allegorical procession, which brings together 13 troupes on Saturday night, in Funchal, is expected to “pass through raindrops” according to their report