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Diário Económico



Diário Económico is a Portuguese business paper published every stock trading day. It is one of the country's leading business papers together with Jornal de Negócios. Founded in 1989 as a counterbalance to and extension of the standard dailies, and led by António Costa since 2008, it is currently the market and opinion leader in the areas of business and finance. It belongs to the Ongoing media group, which also holds shares in other Portuguese-language media. Diário Económico also initiated the launch of TV channel EconómicoTV.

Medium: daily
Political orientation: Liberal
Circulation: 17,000 (2014)
Frequency of publication: Monday to Friday
Online payment model: Some content subject to a charge

Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Publisher: Ongoing Media
Area of distribution: Nationwide
Established: 1989

Rua Vieira da Silva nº45, 1350-342 Lissabon
Phone: 00351 21 323 67 00
E-Mail: deconomico@economico.pt
Internet: http://www.economico.sapo.pt/
Twitter: @diarioeconomico

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Diário Económico - Portugal | Thursday, September 16, 2010

Pedro Carvalho doubts Fidel's mental fitness

Just a week after former president Fidel Castro's uncustomary criticism of Cuba's communist system the regime has announced the dismissal of 500,000 public sector employees. Pedro Carvalho of the business daily Diário Económico recalls a joke that says a lot about the regime: "The joke goes that the three main shortcomings of Cuban socialism are breakfast, lunch and supper. Fidel Castro will have surprised many orthodox communists when he said last week that the Cuban economic model 'doesn't even work in Cuba'. And it didn't even take Bay of Pigs invasion or a bottle of 'Cuba Libre' to persuade the former president of Cuba to question the ideals of his own revolution. ... Some believe Fidel has lost his marbles, while others say he was simply paving the way for his brother Raúl to announce the dismissal of 500,000 public sector employees. And others still say Fidel has converted to Catholicism after concluding that Cuban socialism doesn't provide for breakfast, lunch and supper."

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