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Portugal’s Guterres Poised To Be Next U.N. Secretary-General

Guterres described his new role as “acting with humility, without arrogance…but working as a convener, as a facilitator, as a catalyst and behaving like an honest broker, a bridge builder and a messenger for peace.”

October 5, 2016

Portugal Bank Got Goldman Sachs Loan Before Collapse: WSJ

Washington (AFP) — Goldman Sachs stands to lose money on a multi-million euro loan it made to one of Portugal’s largest banks a month before it collapsed, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. The U.S. investment bank made the $835-million loan in July through a Luxembourg financing vehicle it created at a time when […]

September 2, 2014

Last-Gasp Portugal Deny U.S. Shock Win At The World Cup

Manaus (Brazil) (AFP) – Portugal snatched a dramatic equalizer deep into injury time to force a 2-2 draw with the United States and keep their World Cup hopes flickering on Sunday. Varela headed in a cross from Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo in the fifth and final minute of stoppage time at the Amazonia Arena in […]

June 23, 2014

Portugal Set To Exit Eurozone Bailout

By Henry Chu, Los Angeles Times LONDON — Three years after it was forced to seek a humiliating international rescue, Portugal is set to become the latest eurozone country Saturday to exit its bailout program and regain control of its finances amid a halting economic recovery. At the order of the foreign lenders who granted it […]

May 16, 2014