People caught flouting new State of Emergency rules could be punished

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 09-11-2020 10:09:00 · 11 Comments

Citizens caught flouting the new rules defined under the State of Emergency could be charged with a crime of disobedience.

Punishment for transgressors could entail a fine or even prison. Police have been tasked with ensuring people comply with the new rules, by making citizens in the affected areas aware that unjustified travel is prohibited. Executive Digest.

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Just to double-check the latest regulations: am I permitted to drive outside of my municipality during weekdays? (I live in a municipality rated "very high risk").

By Colin Campbell from Beiras on 11-12-2020 06:27

Fear...plenty of it.

Something bigger than covid is going on here. Lying doctors and lying politicians (which is all of them) aren't missing a paycheck and they couldn't care less about you.

By rodric r reese from USA on 09-12-2020 04:11

the great covid scam of 2020. covid is the only cause of death. The idiot politicians, every one of whom is a liar and a thief are still cashing their bloated paychecks. How about you? Covid is great for some people.
Politicians....... they own you.

By rodric r reese from USA on 09-12-2020 04:06

So far we've established that the PCR tests don't work,,,all it's results are false positive,,, and now we have to stay in our own district,? It sounds more like Salazar his back with a vengeance,,, at the same time just out of curiosity what's the latest situation with 5G over in ???????? Portugal,,,? Only asking,,,!!!

By Rogerio Feitor from UK on 25-11-2020 01:05

DL, agreed go to a hospital and find our how many of those cases at the intensive care COVID floor are false positives.
That's not fear, that's fraud.

By Miguel R. from Lisbon on 12-11-2020 09:47

I agree Sarah.

By Dave Smith from Algarve on 11-11-2020 11:01

The best way to prevent Covid is to put people in prison, which is a crowded space with other humans. Say the smartest people in the room.

By Daniel from USA on 11-11-2020 08:50

For your daily dose of fear or cruelty, go and visit the intensive care COVID floor in any hospital.
That's fear.

By DL from Algarve on 10-11-2020 08:08

Do the same rules of state of emergency also apply to the islands of the Azores.

By Lawrence Tkachuk from Açores on 10-11-2020 08:07

For those who have not had enough of their dose of Fear ... here you go ,
Fear , Fear , and MORE FEAR !!!

By Jack.M from Other on 09-11-2020 07:22

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber barons cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated, but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.

Wise words indeed from C. S. Lewis

Wakey wakey

By Sarah L from Other on 09-11-2020 11:39
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