Portuguese president remains in power

24th January 2011, Comments 0 comments

Voter turnout could be lowest on record Portugal, fighting to deal with high unemployment and a heavy debt burden, has opted to keep its centre-right president in office. Anibal Cavaco Silva was elected 23 January to a second five-year term, but only 43 percent of eligible voters cast a ballot. Socialist Manuel Alegre and left-wing groups ...

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