Maria Luís Albuquerque


Portuguese Finance Minister Maria Luis Albuquerque gestures during a... News PhotoBudget,Finance,Finance Minister,Gesturing,Lisbon,Maria Luís Albuquerque,Portugal,Portuguese Culture,Press Conference,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPortuguese Finance Minister Maria Luis Albuquerque gestures during a press conference to present the Portugal's 2014 state budget at the Finance Ministry in Lisbon on October 15, 2013. Bailed-out Portugal will put forward new spending cuts demanded by its creditors in a draft budget for 2014 today which risks deepening discontent over austerity measures. Portugal, which is trying to regain full access to debt markets with the end of a three-year 78-billion-euro (106 billion USD) rescue plan in June 2014, has vowed to bring its deficit down to 4.0 percent of output next year from 5.5 percent in 2013. AFP PHOTO / PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA (Photo credit should read PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/Getty Images)