Saturday, December 24, 2011

Estaleiro do Ouro (Goa and the mini-Titanic, 6)

Some years after returning from his deployment in the Far East, Goa started working at some company that was building an hotel in the Madeira Island.

The hotel was being built by construction group Soares da Costa who had hired the company Goa was working for to perform part of the project. Unfortunately the subcontractor had bid an unrealistically low price and defaulted. And Goa, who was supposed to make 300 escudos an hour, was never really paid in full.

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