The former Portuguese Head of State, Ramalho Eanes said today that the case of the 13 soldiers who refused to board the ship Mondego, left him "disgusted." And refused to comment further.....However! He did go on to clarify his point.
Sérgio Marques told the deputies of the Commission of Enquiry that throughout the "invented works" in Madeira he "never felt any pressure" from the President of the Regional Government, from any member of the Government or from businessmen, namely Luís Miguel de Sousa and Avelino Farinha, to change the course of his policies.
The party React - Include - Recycle (RIR) has issued a press statement expressing their anger at the introduction of paid parking in the Reis Magos area of Caniço.
Madeiran taxis have a new contact platform called IzzyMove.
“The truth is this: earlier this week a 13kg butane gas bottle costs 70% more in Madeira than in the Azores,” stated Élvio Sousa from the JPP- Juntos Pelo Povo, at a press conference in the Legislative Assembly of Madeira. Élvio Sousa categorically stated that the 13 euro price difference…
The Municipality of Funchal (CMF) has announced that due to repairs to the water network, the following streets will be subject to traffic restrictions until the 31st of March.
The Jardim da Serra expressway connection will be inaugurated at the beginning of May. As yet, a date has to be confirmed by the contractor, City Council, and officials.
The lawyers of the 13 naval personnel whose evidence will be heard tomorrow at the Military Judicial Police in Lisbon claim that "there are indications that evidence has been erased" by the Navy, and are worried that the case may be derailed in their pursuit of the truth.
Due to a combination of good weather and Star Wars filming, many flocked to Pico do Aeerio today only to be met with chaos, as the roads, parking spaces, and general road-man-ship broke down.
During the early hours of Saturday morning, the Public Security Police (PSP) and an inspection team from the Funchal City Council (CMF) carried out a joint operation in the Old Town and Rua das Fontes, which limited the functionality of bars that were offering an extensive nightlife programme without the relevant license.
The Dancilhas is a party that promotes music and popular dance.
As part of the committee of inquiry into alleged favours to economic groups, The President of Madeira, Miguel Albuquerque, was asked about 27 works carried out in Madeira, regarding the importance of their construction and whether budgetary expenditures were "acceptable."
After the Navy confirmed that all those who refused to undertake a surveillance mission last Saturday night were to be replaced, local newspaper JM, writes that the crew are still in Madeira but will be replaced before the arrival of Admiral Gouveia and Admiral Melo tomorrow.