Nuisance due to public services strike in Portugal | Abroad

“There is general discontent,” said trade unionist Sebastiao Santana. He calls on the government to “come up with answers immediately”.

The strikers also want a curb on the rise in commodity prices and a tax on the extraordinary profits of big companies.

A national demonstration is also planned for Saturday afternoon in Lisbon, with demonstrators demanding a general increase in wages and pensions in Portugal.