EU Report - Jim Reed in Portugal

Feb 14, 2012, 01:35 PM

In Lisbon, transport workers went on strike on 8th November, kick-starting what's likely to be an autumn of industrial action in Portugal. Prime minister Passos Coelho has staked his leadership on sticking to the terms of the 78 billion euro bailout, the country was forced to ask for in April. Critics though say those measures are pushing Portugal deeper into recession - making another rescue deal more, not less, likely. Jim Reed reports from Lisbon. #Bailout #BBC #EU #Eurocrisis #Eurozone #Finance #Portugal