Presidential Candidate Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic Takes The Rudder For Croatia’s Future

Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic Sept 2014

  She is refreshing, she is intelligent, she is prudent and wise, she is capable and highly skillful in public affairs of local and international dimensions, she is a leader whose paramount interests are those of the people she leads, she is caring and fair, she is hard working, and she is the answer to […]

Fear And Loathing In Croatia

Croatia's president Ivo Josipovic
Does he think, not only dress
as Mao Tse Tung or Kim Il Jong?

  Politics is a rough game, they say. The current president of Croatia, Ivo Josipovic, might have a lead as a favourite presidential candidate at coming elections according to surveys, which at best are left-leaning vessels trying to shape public opinion rather than reflecting the real opinion, but just have a peek into a couple […]

Croatia: Sensational Find Of Largest New Stone Age City

Vinkovci, Croatia - 
archaeological dig site
unearthing the largest
Stone Age city in region

  Archaeologists in Croatia have unearthed what they consider to be the largest New Stone Age city ever discovered in the region. The new find stretches for more than 100 thousand square meters and is believed to be dating back to 4,000 or 5,000 years Before Christ (BC) – roughly 7,000 years old. This find […]

Croatia’s Marin Cilic Takes US Open Victory

Maric Cilic
Photo: usopen.org

I am speechless. I am breathless from excitement! Croatia’s Marin Cilic won his first Grand Slam title with a comprehensive straight-sets win over Kei Nishikori of Japan at the US Open Tennis Championships 2014 in New York. “After the worry and the wait; after other years’ nerves and last year’s bitterness, it suddenly looked easy […]

Croatians In Shock For Their “Scotsman” David Haines Held By Islamic State Terrorists

Dragana and David Haines

Dragana, the Croatian wife of the British (Scottish) hostage David Haines has described him as “everything to us” in her first comments since IS terrorists threatened to behead him, last Tuesday. David Haines, father of two Croatian born children, is described by his wife as a “fantastic man and father”. To the people of Sisak […]

Sell Croatian Diplomatic And Consular Missions? No Deal!

dr Franjo Tudjman's Letter March 1992 (Click image to enlarge)

One week – it’s on, one week – it’s off! One week we hear that the Croatian government is planning to close some of Croatia’s consular missions in Australia (and elsewhere) and then one week we hear that this is not the case! Certainly, there has been enough in Croatian media over past decade or […]

Croatia: Tito’s Granddaughter Wickedly Mocks Victims Of Communist Crimes

Portrait of Josip Broz Tito
Head of former Communist Yugoslavia
Painting in oil: Charles Billich

  I have never come across a child, a grandchild, a brother, sister or spouse of a WWII Nazi war criminal who defended the actions of that war criminal who contributed to the horror the world knows as the Holocaust, or mocked their victims or the victims’ right to justice. To defend or justify such […]

Croatia: Citizenship Not Only For Sale In ‘James Bond’ Movies

Croatian passport for sale

  It looks like the Croatian president Ivo Josipovic and his politically minded allies from “former” communist echelons, i.e., the equally incompetent Social Democrats government led by Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic, have watched too many James Bond spy movies and have concluded that suitcases filled with cash and several passports one always saw in the […]

Croatia: No Referendum But Vukovar Gets A Chance To Regulate Against Serbian Cyrillic

Remembering Vukovar Croatia

Croatia’s Constitutional Court on Tuesday 12 August finally ruled on the Committee for the Defence of Croatian Vukovar initiative seeking referendum aiming at removing Serbian Cyrillic script signs from public office building – the Committee had gathered more than 650,000 signatures in their effort to seek a referendum and presented those signatures to the Croatian […]

US Congresswoman Calls For Equality For Croats In Bosnia And Herzegovina

US. Representative Janice Hahn

    US Congresswoman Janice Hahn submitted July 31 to the House of Representatives a resolution demanding that President Barack Obama appoint a special representative for the Balkans and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) because of the country’s delays in its Euro-Atlantic path and drew attention to the consistent reduction and erosion of rights of Croats […]

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