When Croatia’s Antifa Hicks Try Stopping Church Repairs After Earthquake

During my latest visit to Croatia, March 2020, the country has not only had to deal with the vicious threat of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) spread, desperately trying to avoid the devastation that the neighbouring Italy was living, but a series of terrible earthquakes and aftershocks in Zagreb also forced the country to its knees. People may […]

On Saint Benedict Day In 2020

Today, 21st March marks the day when in 547 AD Saint Benedict of Norcia, patron Saint of Europe, died. Today, 21 March 2020 is the day that marks a need for exceptional courage and humanity due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) devastation throughout the World. With the frightening onslaught of the coronavirus affecting multiple facets of people’s […]

Fragmented Body Politic – Symptom Of Lost Control Over Croatia’s Socio-Political Destiny

Fragmentation of the so-called patriotic (domoljubne), usually dubbed as right-wing, body politic in Croatia has never been more vigorous than at the present time. All parties and political movements (and there are many) involved proclaim either in words or implications a vigorous critical loyalty to Croatia and, ultimately, to the values of the 1990’s Homeland […]

Passionate Returnees For A Better Croatia – An Interview With Mate Pavkovic

  Mate Pavkovic is one of the organizers of this year’s Cro Diaspora Summit, which will be held from 21 to 23 May on the Island Brac. As he revealed in an interview with Direktno.hr, which I have translated here into English, the aim of this summit is to improve the investments of the Croatian […]

Not Only Croatia Suffers From Serbian Deception

The persistent coverup of Serbia’s horrid and active role in the WWII Holocaust and the fact that in May 1942 Serbia was one of the first European countries to declare itself Jew-free (Judenfrei) had prostituted factual history to the point of yet another criminal blow to the many victims of the Holocaust in Serbia. The […]

Michael Palaich – Up Close And Personal For Croatia’s Freedom: “For Baka’s Homeland” A Book Review

“For Baka’s Homeland”/Michael Palaich – a book review by Ina Vukic Up close and personal – for freedom of Croatia! Michael Palaich’s “For Baka’s Homeland” is a soothingly powerful, reinvigorating and captivating book about roots of the invincible patriotism for his grandmother’s (baka’s) homeland lovingly cultivated far away from that homeland, in America. The object […]

Requiem for Bela Nemeth by Vladimir Jakopanec

(Book written in the Croatian language) A book review by Ina Vukic, February 2020 With the quiet, subdued, confused and detached exterior of Bela Nemeth throughout this novel the reader cannot shake off the constant feeling of suspense, of expectation, as to when Bela will, finally, lash out at the world around her and pour […]

THE PSYCHOTIC LEFT – THE GREATEST THREAT TO CROATIA

  Speech by retired general Zeljko Glasnovic, Member of Croatian Parliament, Zagreb, on January 21-22, 2020 (Translated into English by Tom Sunic, translation edited by Ina Vukic): “It’s now one month after the Presidential elections in Croatia and still we come across endless discussions being held about the election results. However, all these political palavers […]

Croatia: The Treason In Kreso Beljak

Today many countries’ laws forbid acts that are called treason, including insurrection and attempted coups (internal treason) and cooperating with foreign powers and enemies abroad. More loosely, people use the word to mean any serious betrayal of trust. Dictionaries define a traitor as a person who betrays someone or something, such as a friend, cause, […]

What advice would Nelson Mandela give to Julienne Busic?

Translation into English of article written by Ivan Pepic, Vecernji List  „Julienne Busic is once again the target in certain media of cyber-bullying and false accusations. This time the impetus is her support for Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic in the second round of presidential elections on January 5“, writes Ivan Pepic in his Vecernji List blog-sphere. Certain […]

Croatian Language Project Elevated To Cultural Heritage Status

Language is much more than a device for communication. Language holds irreplaceable cultural significance, ancestral memories, and heritage, unique knowledge and traditions. Language presents us with a way of asserting a person’s or nations identity or distinctiveness from another. For anyone who knows the oppression and suppression of the Croatian language through history, particularly during Yugoslavia times when […]

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