TITLE

POLITICAL LANDSCAPE

PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Portugal Country Profile;2012, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the political landscape in Portugal. It highlights the resignation of Prime Minister Jose Socrates after the parliament opposed his proposed austerity budget. The center-right Social Democratic Party (PSD) won the general election in June 2011, and formed a coalition government with the conservative Popular Party under the leadership of Pedro Passos Coelho. It provides information on the country's government structure and key political parties.
ACCESSION #
71792496

 

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