Eurostat has inquired the Portuguese authorities on the progress of the investigation into the Madeira hidden debt.
I imagine they will be to 'take a seat' (pode esperar sentado), an expression meaning you'll be waiting forever.
The fact that Eurostat questioned the status of the investigation has shocked the EuroMP Nuno Teixeira who claims that this is "intolerable intrusion" in the investigation which is still confidential.
This is an absolutely idiotic attitude since the justice system and its investigations have to be held accountable, just like any other institution in a democracy. Nuno, however, has been brought up in the Jardim school of thought, where the confidential status of an investigation is interpreted as an 'omerta'.