Croatia: Tourism And Ecosystems Fret As Offshore Drilling Rushed

Pristine Croatian Coast

  Millions of tourists visit the beautiful Adriatic coast of Croatia every year and indeed are the ones to whom Croatian economy, no matter how deeply in tatters, owes much gratitude. However, the current government’s increasing acceleration and rush to get going with offshore drilling looking for oil and gas speaks of the government’s path […]

Croatia: Finally – Tito’s Bust Goes Bust

Josip Broz Tito bust copy

An almost incalculable number of crimes against humanity are the legacy left by Josip Broz Tito, the leader of former totalitarian regime of communist Yugoslavia and yet the sculpture of him in the form of a bust has managed to remain in the main foyer of the Office of the President of Croatia all this […]

Croatia: New President – Revived Vision – New Hope

Zagreb, 15.02.2015 - Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic polozila je svecanu prisegu na mjesto predsjednice RH

  The historic Gric cannon fired, Zagreb’s St Mark’s church bells chimed and a most enthusiastic crowd cheered and applauded as Croatia’s newly elected first female president, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was sworn in Sunday 15 February in an emotional, politically and culturally superior ceremony that felt as though Croatia has been re-started with a new and […]

Croatia: Communist Remnants Defy Sanctions Against Russia

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  Turning to prostitution (unworthy use of abilities) to relieve poverty has always been the road taken by very few and those few have more often than not been seen as having the morals of a toerag.   While Croatia’s economic crisis demands alleviating actions it’s contemptible that at this time of burning political tension […]

Croatia: Government’s Social Welfare Moves In Shocking Contradictions – “If You Are Hungry And Poor, You Will Sign!”

Croatian Kuna

  The Social Democrat led government is the one that boasts about looking after the poor, the socially endangered and disadvantaged citizens – the best (?). One was tempted to believe it a week or so ago, at least partially when the government announced it would forgive debts to the poorest. In a measure considered […]

The Sculpturing Of Human Injustice At ICJ Croatia v Serbia Genocide Case

Dr Zvonimir Separovic
Photo: Screenshot Z1 TV 6 February 2015

On 3 February 2015 the United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ) delivered the verdict in the landmark case «Croatia vs. Serbia». The ICJ decided that neither Croatia nor Serbia committed genocide against each other during the war of Serb aggression against Croatia 1991-1995 as evidence provided to the court by the Croatian (and Serbian) […]

Croatia v Serbia: ICJ Establishes Criminal Acts Of Genocide But Finds No Genocide Proven!

ICJ Room

  UN’s International Court of Justice (ICJ) chief judge Peter Tomka read the court’s judgment February 3, 2015 in the case for genocide, Croatia v Serbia and Serbia’s counterclaim, which dismissed (15 to 2) Croatia’s claim that Serb forces committed genocide during Croatia’s war of independence and dismissed (unanimously) Serbia’s counterclaim which claimed that Croatian […]

“NO CHILD LEFT HUNGRY and NO PERSON LEFT POWERLESS” FUNDRAISER FOR CROATIAN CHILDREN

no child left hungry &no person left

“NO CHILD LEFT HUNGRY & NO PERSON LEFT POWERLESS” FUNDRAISER TO LAUNCH ON FEB 3, 2015     Singer/ songwriter and creative artist Tajci Cameron and Portal Dobrote, a non-profit organization from Croatia are launching a fundraiser on IndieGoGo, an Online fundraising platform to benefit hungry school children in Croatia and raise awareness of connecting […]

A Croatian Misery: War Veterans Denied Request To Address The Parliament

Front: Djuro Glogoski, invalid war veteran
one of the leaders of
Croatian War Veterans Protest
Photo: Screenshot hrt.hr news 29 January 2015

  It’s been over three months of continued protest by Croatian war veterans in which they are camped out in front of the War Veterans Ministry building in Savska street, Zagreb, seeking among other things better treatment for war veterans, especially for the disabled veterans, a legislative protection of veterans’ rights, a move to remove […]

Croatia: To Schengen Or Not To Schengen

Map of Schengen Area 2013
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Photo credit: ec.europa.eu

  When at the end of the 16th century Shakespeare, in Hamlet, inserted his soliloquy “to be or not to be” little did he know that its popularity would endure centuries and be called upon in almost every aspect of human existence, leaving the character of his moody Prince irrelevant to the plight. The 21st […]

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