Portugal tackles labor trafficking on farms but resources scarce

- Catarina Demony ODEMIRA, Portugal (Reuters) - Portugal is cracking down on labor trafficking, carrying out thousands of raids on farms suspected of trapping poor migrants in unpaid work, with the known number of victims almost doubling in less than a decade. “Labor exploitation in agricultural areas, esp...

Garbage collector dies in service in Portugal

A collision between a minibus and a garbage truck in Veiros, in the municipality of Estarreja, caused a deadly victim Friday, local fire department sources told Lusa. According to the same source, the alert for the accident was given at 14:11. A truck hit the truck that stopped to collect the garbage and killed...

469 children withdrawn from families due to sexual abuse

-Pedro Vilela Marques In all, over 7500 at-risk youths were in state custody last year, still less than in 2016. Families are lacking to accommodate these children. The clash of newspaper reports in the last year multiplies, even if the graphical details are handled with tweezers. That of a stepfather who took ...

The World Renowned warriors GURKHAS from Nepal Guarded Trump-Kim Summit

- Sanjiv Raj Pandey Elite Gurkhas from Nepal deployed to secure Trump-Kim summit To protect one of the highest-profile diplomatic events so far this century, Singapore has enlisted the help of its fearsome Nepalese fighters whose large curved knives, according to custom, must “taste blood” whenever they’re dr...

Maid beaten up after arguing with boss’s brother in Kuwait

The domestic worker sustained multiple cuts and bruises to her face and eyes and has been rescued and taken to the Philippine embassy. A Filipino maid in Kuwait was rescued after she was beaten by her employer’s brother. In a Facebook post, the domestic worker named Vivian Perez said she was beaten by her employ...

The party of colors is back in Lisbon: Bollywood Holi in Martim Moniz!

The war of all colors has free entry. -BRUNA CASTRO The Festival of Colors takes place in India every year , between February and March, and this week the smells and colors of India will be in Lisbon. It is the celebration of spring , a celebration of color, life and body. What is done in the Festival of Colors? Th...