Geopolitics: Will the elections solve Portugal's financial crisis

Geopolitics: Will the elections solve Portugal's financial crisis

Portugal has become the third EU country to get a financial rescue package. It faces political crisis as well as economic austerity. But voters are disillusioned and frustrated as a GIS expert explains.

PORTUGAL is teetering on the edge of bankruptcy but there is political apathy and frustration among voters who go to the polls on June 5.

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The reason is that everybody knows the elections will change nothing. The political composition of Parliament will remain the same and political instability and economic crisis are coming back to Portugal 37 years after the military coup which toppled the authoritarian regime of Professor Marcelo ...

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