Most Commented Stories Tagged: Portugal

Global Politics

Global Hit: Deolinda

A man in Portugal started a petition to turn a song by the Lisbon-based band Deolinda into the country's new national anthem. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the petition leader � and the band's lead singer.

Business, Finance & Economics

Thousands of Portugese fleeing sinking economy, with many headed for Brazil

Portugal's former colony, Brazil has a booming, growing economy. By comparison, Portugal's economy is moribund. As the highly educated younger generations struggle to find work, many are leaving and heading to Brazil. In Brazil, the need to prepare for upcoming international events and the growing economy provide many opportunities.

Conflict & Justice

Portugal says it's not Greece

As Greece struggles with its mounting debt, some other struggling European economies are trying to assure investors that they're not the next Greece. One of those countries is Portugal. The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Lisbon.

Arts, Culture & Media

Vado Fado

The World's Gerry Hadden checked out �open mic night� at a tourist bar in downtown Lisbon. Patrons took the stage to sing their versions of Fado.