Pot Calls Kettle Black – Agrokor Corruption And Political Wile In Croatia

High corruption risks and practices, political patronage and nepotism, and inefficient bureaucracy rolled over from former communist days are among the challenges that Croatia has not truly dealt with yet. To deal with that lustration would be an absolute essential.  Corruption and bribery are especially prevalent in the judiciary, public procurement, and the building and […]

Croatia: Justice Against Corruption Still In Claws Of Baptism Of Fire

Justice in ridding Croatia of paralysing corrupt practices inherited from the communist power-bases of former Yugoslavia, or at least reducing them so that corruption ceases to stifle democratic progress including the economy, has indeed been a long-suffering entity in Croatia. Croatia that is free from corruption is the new bright position people want Croatia to […]

Croatia: End Of Lukewarm And Incompetent Mandate Era On Horizon As Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic Becomes Presidential Candidate

  It is official: Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic is officially in the race for President of Croatia, elections for which are now likely to occur at the end of this year. She will run as Croatian Democratic Union’s (HDZ’s) candidate. The two major presidential candidates come from political centre: Ivo Josipovic (current incumbent/ Social Democrat prior to […]

Croatia: Corruption And Bribery – Former President Stjepan Mesic Named In Finnish Indictment?

One of the largest bribery/corruption cases on the international scene are the Finnish State Prosecutor’s cases of corruption and bribery against managers of Patria armoured personnel carriers contracts that has already in its offshoots seen the Slovenian former Prime Minister Janez Jansa behind bars since June 2013. Croatia’s former president, Stjepan Mesic, has for a […]

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