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Portugal Hopes for Calmer Political Waters Before Presidential Vote

Portugal's stormy political backdrop could shift into calmer waters Sunday when the country votes for a new president, if the man expected to win outright makes good on promises to build consensus rather than foment divisions. Since November, Portugal has been governed by a shaky alliance of moderate center-left Socialists backed in parliament by the far-left Communists and Left Bloc. Many analysts do not expect the government to last through its four-year term, and whoever wins...

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