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Friendship with Chávez “a necessary evil” for Portugal’s Sócrates

Chávez's overtures made Sócrates (right) uncomfortable.

Wikileaks cables show how his relationship with Chávez left Sócrates concerned both at relations with Washington and the well-being of the Portuguese community in Venezuela.

September 19th, 2011 | Posted in Featured, Politics, Portugal News, Wikileaks | Read More »

How Sarkozy “turned Andorran politics upside down”

Andorra's slowness on banking secrecy changes was hurting Sarkozy's credibility, he believed. Photo: Alfonso Benayas / Flickr.

US Cables released by Wikileaks state that the French leader lambasted the Pyrenean principality’s government over its foot-dragging on banking reform, thus influencing ensuing elections.

September 14th, 2011 | Posted in Politics, Wikileaks | Read More »

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