Last Sunday the Portuguese community in Brussels got to know six new candidates. They are all women and members of the Socialist Party.
Silvia Gonçalves Paradela
She is a candidate for Woluwe Saint-Lambert.
Joana Benzinho Santos
She is a candidate for Brussels.
Inês de Matos Pinto
She is a candidate for Etterbeek.
Yasmine Rodrigues Morais
She is a candidate for Ixelles.
She is a candidate for Saint-Gilles.
Isabel da Silva Shale
She is a candidate for Anderlecht.
According to the Brussels Institut for Statistics and Analysis, 6,2% of the non-national population in Brussels are Portuguese. They are the 6th European community. A ranking led in 2017 by Romania with roughly 40 000 expatriates.