Dica (22)

«The 28-year-old member of the Left Bloc, Portugal’s equivalent to Greece’s anti-austerity Syriza party, has been catapulted into the limelight with her single-minded pursuit of those responsible for the country’s biggest corporate collapse in a generation. Her pithy and direct questioning in a parliamentary inquiry into the failure of Banco Espirito Santo SA and a group of associated family-controlled businesses has made her something of a local hero.

"It’s curious that the owner of everything has appeared before us today as the victim of everything,” she said. “Mr. Salgado wants to convince us that his empire crumbled and that the man in charge of that empire had nothing to do with it.”»