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                                    Uncertain future for travel



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      Copyright ©2020 Anglo Press Lda.  As Portugal awaits news about whether or not the country will be given an
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      The Portugal News            air bridge between the country and the UK, a new online petition has been
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      Paul Allen Luckman                                         that I do not have direct access  continue to have a great
      publisher@theportugalnews.com        t the time of going to  to influencers on this matter I  response from our health
      Madeline Luckman                     press there had yet to be  could only influence hopefully  services and we started to act to
      copy@theportugalnews.com             a decision on whether  with people (as people matter  lessen the effects of Covid-19
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      Apt 13 • 8401-901 • Lagoa     between the country and      Change.Org. I also believe that  other countries”, defended the
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      Rua Município de S. Domingo   visitors to not have to      as people at this time anyway  For Pedro Siza Vieira, the UK
      Urb.Lagoa Sol • Lote 3 r/c    quarantine in the UK for 14 days  we can no matter which country  government cannot just look at
      8400-415 Lagoa                once they arrive back from a trip  you are from or reside.  the daily increase in cases of
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      Sales:     +351 282 380 310   The online petition, which can  tourists to live and survive  criterion that many European
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      Accounts:  +351 282 343 653   be found at www.change.org/  through this pandemic and    countries have conveniently
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                                                                 indeed tourists need Portugal
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      Printers:                     “Give a nation that has done  introduction of an Air Bridge  response capacity of health
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      Distributors:                VASP  summer season from the start  both Portugal and UK residents  “In this respect, Portugal
      Member of  apct               of July”.                    in my world”.                compares very well and,
      audited circulation           The petition was set up by   Meanwhile the Minister of    especially in regions such as
      PRODUCTION                    Charles Barrett who has been a  Economy has said that “there  the Algarve and the north, it
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      Publisher:
      Publisher:  Paul Luckman
      Publisher:                    regular visitor to Portugal for the  should be no sense of  makes no sense to be
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      publisher@theportugalnews.com  last six years with his wife and  discrimination” regarding  discriminated against in
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      GENERAL MANAGER
      GENERAL MANAGER               Charles Barrett, who lives in  flights from the United Kingdom  within Europe, which have   Faro Airport earlier this week stood virtuu
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      Daisy Sampson                 Dunlop in Scotland, told The  based on the increase in cases  higher levels of incidence”, he
      Daisy@theportugalnews.com     Portugal News: “My belief in life  of Covid-19 in the Lisbon  underlined.
      SALES MANAGER                 has always been for fairness,  region.                    The Minister of Economy also  on March 16 (midnight on 17
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      Sónia Seixas                  honesty and transparency. I  “We continue to discuss with the  mentioned that, “fortunately”  March in Spain), and reopened
      sales@theportugalsnews.com    have been following the dealing  British authorities in order to  there are other important  on 30 July at 11pm, (midnight in
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      ACCOUNTS MANAGER              with Covid-19 here and       explain that Portugal, as a  markets for Portugal, namely  Spain). Portuguese president
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      Gaby Rodrigues                elsewhere as that is most of the  whole and in parts of the  the German one, with “another  Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, King
      accounts@theportugalnews.com  news nowadays. As such when I  country, such as in the Algarve  type of approach to this  of Spain Felipe VI, Portuguese
      While The Portugal News has done  read that Portugal may be  and the north of the country, are  problem”.            Prime Minister António Costa
      its utmost to ensure all advertiser  classified as red in the new UK  safe destinations and therefore  Meanwhile, the Spanish-  and the head of the Spanish
      information is correct, the paper is  traffic light system I was baffled  it does not make sense to have  Portuguese border has been  Government, Pedro Sánchez
      unable to verify the content and/  given the facts I had read on  discrimination in these terms”,  reopened with officials  were all in attendance along
      or claims of adverts provided.
                                    and how each EU country      said Pedro Siza Vieira, Minister  marking the event with a  with other dignitaries.
      Publicação registada na Entidade  including the UK has been  of State, Economy and Digital  ceremony at the Guadiana  António Pina, the president of
      Reguladora para a Comunicação  dealing with this virus.    Transition.                  Bridge following the three and a  the Algarve Intermunicipal
      Social com o número 127217    He continued: “My motivation  “Portugal continues to have a  half month closure.       Community (AMAL) explained
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      www.theportugalnews.com/      was therefore to fight for my  mortality rate much lower than  The border between Portugal  that the  initiative was a
      editorialguidelines           beliefs and for Portugal. Given  that of the United Kingdom, we  and Spain was closed at 11pm  “moment that needed to be
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