Iron Lady

FORMER FINANCE minister, economist and politician Manuela Ferreira Leite is standing for the leadership of the centre-right opposition PSD party.

Once dubbed Portugal’s ‘Iron Lady’ by the Portuguese press, the opposition deputy, known for her sober trademark twin-set and pearls image, is the front runner against colourful candidate Pedro Santa Lopes and the maverick Madeira PSD leader Alberto João Jardim in the elections on May 31.

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