Croatia: Smearing Will Not Stick To Kolinda – She Is A Leader

Croatian presidential candidate
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic
on "Sunday at 2" TV program 21 September 2014
Photo: Screen shot

Rushed, half-baked backroom deals that are doomed to wither away into economic impact nothingness, slow chipping away at corruption by processing “top dogs” instead of building anti-corruption monitoring in all places of public office, or measures of nationalistic pride will not save Croatia from economic bankruptcy and social disintegration. Leadership will! Presidential Candidate Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic […]

US General Martin Dempsey Awarded Croatian High Ranking Medal Of Honour

General Martin Depmsey in Croatia
22 September 2014

  United States Army General Martin Dempsey, who is the current Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was awarded the Order of Duke Trpimir with Neck Badge and Morning Star (Red kneza Trpimira s ogrlicom i Danicom) in Zagreb on Monday 22 September 2014   The Order of Duke Trpimir ranks fifth in the […]

From Croatian Diaspora – Meet the New Archbishop Of Chicago, Blase Cupich

New Archbishop of Chicago 
Blase J. Cupich

    Pope Francis will on Saturday 19 September 2014 name Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Washington, a prelate closely identified with the Catholic Church’s progressive wing, to be the next archbishop of Chicago. Cupich was ordained a priest in 1975 and has experience as both a Catholic schoolteacher and pastor. In 1998, Pope John […]

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 […]

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