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Portugal - seen as a a safe haven by terrorists

portugalAccording to Eurojust, the EU body that counters organised crime, Portugal is seen as a country where terrorist groups can rest up.

The number of Eurojust cases where Portugal has been called upon to help, rose in 2017, with the country remaining attractive to terrorist groups, "We have been involved in a number of cases, since it seems to be possible to conclude that Portugal will serve as an area of ​​retreat for some of those networks," said the Portuguese representative to Eurojust, António Cluny.

 
Six die in head-on collision near Palmela

INEM125Six men have died and two were injured in a vehicle accident on Thursday morning on the IC1 in Marateca, Palmela.

A crew of construction industry workmen in a nine-seat van collided head-on with a delivery vehicle near the town of Vale de Cão.

 
Boost in security forces to keep 'Algarve safe' this summer

psp‘Algarve Seguro’ has been launched by the Minister of Internal Administration who has committed 600 security personnel to the region this summer.

Eduardo Cabrita announced the numbers from the police and security forces that will spend the summer in the Algarve - almost 600 of them.

 
Lagoa Bombeiros accept 'eye in the sky' to help during cliff rescues

benagilLagoa Council has supplied an ambulance and a drone to the local Fire Service, at a cost of €76,000.

Mayor, Francisco Martins, said this marks a further donation to the local Bombeiros so the service can have the best equipment possible to carry out life-saving work.

 

 

Algarve Daily News