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HOW TO START A BUSINESS IN PORTUGAL

You are thinking of starting a business in Portugal or becoming self-employed as a foreign resident? Understand what you need to do to set up your business, which types of registered companies you can set up, and the process is of becoming self-employed.

THE BIG WALK TO PROTECT PORTUGAL’S FUTURE

"We Walk To Protect This Land That We Borrow From Our Children.” - One Love One Step Portugal 2020 is a 700km walk starting on 10th of May to protect Portugal's future, to make Portugal the first nation to ratify the law to end Ecocide.

CODES FOR A HEALTHY EARTH

In the face of escalating social and ecological breakdown, millions of people around the world are calling for a fundamental system change. Codes for a Healthy Earth offers a foundational whole-system framework to support citizens in working together across national, cultural and ideological boundaries for radical system transformation and rapid social and ecological regeneration.

PIZZA DOMINGO IN LAMEIROS – CELEBRATING PIZZA AND COMMUNITY

Every Sunday from 12pm to 9pm, the tasca in the tiny village of Lameiros near São Luís becomes a meeting point for people. Locals and visitors, Portuguese villagers and foreigners from all over the world come to enjoy homemade pizza and connect at the Pizza Domingo in Lameiros. The pizzeria is also a family startup business that is very representative for the new international Alentejo community nowadays.
Laguna Santo André

THE REDUCTION OF THE REN NATIONAL ECOLOGICAL RESERVE IN THE ALENTEJO LITORAL THAT NO-ONE TALKS ABOUT

REN - the National Ecological Reserve of Portugal - is a biophysical structure that includes all the areas that, due to their ecological value and sensitivity or exposure and susceptibility to natural risks, are subject to special protection. In the past years, a drastic reduction of the protected areas has taken place in the coastal Alentejo (Alentejo Litoral) - by law and with the agreement of the local government.

45 YEARS AFTER THE CARNATION REVOLUTION – PORTUGAL AS A MODEL FOR NEW SOCIALISM?

On April 25, 1974 left-leaning troops move into Lisbon and take over all key strategic places in the country. Forty-eight years of dictatorship are over. The dream of socialism awakens. Today Portugal suffers under a dictatorship again – the dictatorship of capital, as countless graffiti on the walls attest. But Portugal has not fully forgotten the dream of freedom, equality and socialism.

CHAINING DOGS IS ILLEGAL IN PORTUGAL

It is against the Law in Portugal to keep Dogs chained permanently. Chaining dogs or keeping them in very small kennels all their life, as it is unfortunately still often seen in the rural areas of the Alen...

Iberian Peninsula: Boom in Eco-Sites

Portugal, Spain and the Basque Country are overflowing with eco-communities. They come in all shapes and sizes, from the North to the South, centred around varying interests, there’s something to suit everyone...