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Madeira is home for one of the poorest regions in all Europe. In this paradise tMadeira is home for one of the poorest regions in all Europe. In this paradise there are neighbourhoods where police forces don't dare to go in.
An ironic situation. Madeira as a Gross domestic product per capita of 103% of the European average. It is s reported to be the second richest region of Portugal, right after the Portugese capital, and yet manages to have such poverty.

PORTUGAL | Friday, 11 January 2013 | Views [1401] | Comments [1] | View Larger Image

Madeira is home for one of the poorest regions in all Europe. In this paradise tMadeira is home for one of the poorest regions in all Europe. In this paradise there are neighbourhoods where police forces don't dare to go in. An ironic situation. Madeira as a Gross domestic product per capita of 103% of the European average. It is s reported to be the second richest region of Portugal, right after the Portugese capital, and yet manages to have such poverty.

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This is such a lie. I'm not saying that there is not poverty in Madeira but poverty in Madeira is mainly due to parents with drug or alcohol abuse, not much different than any other western european country. Madeira has a very good social services system to help people with drug abuse, also we have a universal free health care system and a free education system. If you want to know what real poverty is, try vsiting 95% of countries on planet earth like in Africa, most of the Americas including the US, excluding Canada, Asia and Eastern Europe.

  Anna Sep 19, 2019 9:40 PM

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