Accuracy in Media

Reuters: Not Many Leftists, Socialists Left in Europe

WASHINGTON — Socialists and Leftists are disappearing from the circles of power in European politics, and Reuters wrote an analysis bemoaning the fact. Reuters lamented that there are fewer Leftists and Socialists in power, or at least in the consciousness of European minds. The Reuters analysis was entitled, “Not much left for Europe’s Left” and […]

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EU Spending Cuts go Deep in Portugal

WASHINGTON — European Union spending cuts are now targeting the Portuguese poor, lamented recent reports. Reuters reported that the E.U. has enforced spending cuts to their food aid programs and it came at a time where there are more poor Portuguese people than ever before. The country is going to lose 40% (or $27 million) […]

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EU pulling out of a Recession? Not so Fast

WASHINGTON — The media heralded Germany and France for pulling out of a prolonged recession, but ignore that the majority of the continent is still mired in a recession. Reuters reports that the German and French economies grew faster than the U.S. and said this helps pull the eurozone out of its longest and most […]

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Greece Barely Makes Deficit Targets with EU Help!

WASHINGTON — Greece, with the aid of Europe, has beaten its fiscal targets for the first seven months of the year. Reuters reports that Greece, which has one of the largest debt burdens in the world, was helped by the euro zone central banks and European Union funds. The Greek government reported a budget surplus […]

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Portugal is the Next Greece, Europe fears

WASHINGTON — Portugal’s most recent economic crisis is worrying European Union (EU) analysts and officials, reminding some of Greece. Reuters reports that Portugal’s political crisis is threatening to destabilize the potential austerity program that the EU had put into place. Two senior Portuguese ministers were pressured to resign and did so, which led to a […]

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Brazil nixes plan to use Cuban doctors, looking to Spain & Portugal

WASHINGTON — Maybe Brazil’s doctor plan could help the unemployed in Spain and Portugal. To deal with rising tension within Brazil, the Brazilian government has decided to hire doctors to provide health care to the poor. Reuters reports the Brazilian government first considered using Cuban doctors and hiring them, until Brazilian medical associations loudly objected […]

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November 2013

11/27/2013 - Portugal could see Another Recession after Courts Overturn Spending Cuts

11/8/2013 - Europe breathes Sigh of Relief as Portugal Unemployment Rate falls

October 2013

10/18/2013 - Reuters: Not Many Leftists, Socialists Left in Europe

September 2013

9/16/2013 - EU Spending Cuts go Deep in Portugal

August 2013

8/17/2013 - EU pulling out of a Recession? Not so Fast

8/16/2013 - Greece Barely Makes Deficit Targets with EU Help!

July 2013

7/19/2013 - Portugal is the Next Greece, Europe fears

7/18/2013 - Brazil nixes plan to use Cuban doctors, looking to Spain & Portugal