Croatia: Cranking up Demographic Panic

The demographic panic that the Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic has on Tuesday 17 April 2018 injected with a new, curious and cranked up alarmist notch in the coastal town on Sibenik leaves a sour taste of the absurd, of hollow political point-scoring, and I certainly cannot see the logic nor much justification for it; […]

The Killing of “For Home And Country”

The pursuits of “forget the past, turn to the future” within Croatia’s halls of power have for at least two decades echoed ad nauseam. This past particularly being that of WWII past and post-WWII past – the conflicting coexistence of independent Croatia fighters (Ustase) and those who fought to keep Croatia as part of Yugoslavia […]

Croatia-Slovenia Border Malaise

Why should life be simple when you got politicians who have mastered the art of serving dog’s breakfasts? Accepting state territorial borders was never going to be a simple matter, but, hey, does it need to go haywire and be prolonged into agony against the backdrop of severe court and contractual breaches and whitewashing of […]

Outrageous UN-Court Rape Of Croatian Historical Truth And Global Common Sense

There are good reasons why death sentences have in most countries been abolished – one is that innocence of crimes can escape even those judges that enjoy the reputation of impeccable competence in judging evidence before the courts. Do not for one moment even consider let alone believe that Croatian General Slobodan Praljak was a […]

Warning: Eurozone Turbulence Ahead For Croatia

  According to Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic’s words on Monday 30 October 2017 at an economic conference devoted to the introduction of the euro in Croatia, Croatia aims to become a Eurozone member within the next seven to eight years. So now what? Can the madness of Eurozone failure and struggle be stopped from infecting […]

Croatia: Distressing Taste Of Red

As far as many are concerned, wearing a red dress (red being the colour symbol of communism that has mass murdered hundreds of thousands of innocent Croats until 1990) scored no positive points but those of unease for the president of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic, at the official state celebration 5 August in the town […]

Croatia Testing Brexit Waters

From Politico – David M. Herszenhorn Senior Croatian officials, including Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, have asked the EU’s top Brexit negotiator to ensure that Croats can live and work in Britain starting next July and thereby benefit from any deal on the rights of EU citizens in the U.K. once it leaves the bloc in […]

Rotten Foundations Rocking Court Ruling On Slovenia-Croatia Border Dispute

  Global arbitration court in The Hague June 29th handed Slovenia victory in a long-standing maritime dispute with Croatia, granting it direct access to worldwide waters in the Adriatic Sea. In their reportedly convoluted 300-page judgement, judges ruled Slovenia should have “a junction area” with global waters, allowing “freedom of communication” to all ships, civilian […]

Croatia: Last Bastion For Political Third Way Emerging (?)

  Generally, political pragmatism holds in highest esteem and values reality over ideology. It’s recognition that while a politician’s first job is to get elected, the second job is to do what is right, to the extent that the politician can convince the people to support it. It is the recognition that half a loaf […]

Salvaging Croatia’s Biggest Private Company Reveals History Of Ingrained Corrupt Practices

  Corruption is the abuse of high-level power that benefits the few at the expense of the many, and when corruption occurs on a grand scale it causes serious and widespread harm to individuals and society. The terrifying thought is that corruption on a grand scale often goes unpunished, often gets lost in an uneasy […]

Croatia: Dandelion-like First Round Local Elections Results

  To some people the dandelion is simply a bother, to others it is something that means a great deal. Overall, blow on the dried dandelion flower and particles fly all over the place, with no definite pattern to rely upon unless their landing is scooped into a meaningful shape. Were one to focus on […]

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