Western Europe

A Peek Into Several European Countries

Women’s Rights in Portugal

by Destiny Albritton Before 1969, married women did not have the right to obtain a Portuguese passport or leave the country without the consent of their husbands. Until the 1970’s … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Portugal and the UN

By Destiny Albritton Portugal has been a member of the United Nations since December 14th of the year 1955. Portugal being a nation of freedom of religion and democracy, is … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

“The Golden Visa”

By Destiny Albritton In 2012 Portugal altered immigration laws, allowing anyone to obtain a residence visa with $680,000 (or larger) investments in residential or commercial properties. Buyers coming from outside … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tabu and John Jorge

By Destiny Albritton Last year in 2012 a film titled Tabu debuted in Portugal. Directed and written by Miguel Gomes, Tabu is a film about a journey an older woman … Continue reading

October 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Should English be Compulsory?

By Destiny Albritton It’s unclear as to whether or not Portugal will be made a nation with two primary languages after unsure statements from Minister of Education, Nuno Crato. In … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · 1 Comment