Fado is a musical style traditionally performed by women. But The World's Marco Werman introduces us to one an who embraces his role as "male fadisao" somewhat reluctantly and Portugal's António Zambujo has reasons for that.
There was more unrest in Europe today.From violent student protests in Britain to strikes in Portugal and anger over budget cuts in Ireland, tensions are on the rise.The World's Laura Lynch reports from London.
The European Central Bank meets in Lisbon today to try to find a way to stop Greece's economic crisis from spreading. Meanwhile, Greece's parliament is set to vote on budget cuts to help curb the country's debts.
Ten years ago Portugal decriminalized drug use. All drugs. From cocaine to heroin. The idea is to treat drug users as sick people, not criminals. Most feel that decriminalization is working. The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Lisbon.
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.
America leads the world in drug overdose deaths and opioid consumption. And it has a lot to do with the ways prescription painkillers are advertised and regulated in the US compared to other countries.
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