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 […]

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 […]

For Baka’s Homeland: Eyewitness To The Birth Of A State By Michael Palaich

  While in the coming weeks I intend to write in depth about this new book by Michael Palaich, just ahead of Christmas, I wish to say that for the vast majority of people of Croatian descent, in particular, born or living outside of Croatia, this new book is as relevant to life and as […]

Croatia: Championing Small Business With Western Knowhow – Interview With Eugene Brcic Jones

Launching Venatus Jones Business Breakfasts in Zagreb on 11 December 2019! “Our ultimate goals is to become a bridge for diaspora to move to Croatia”   When Eugene Brcic Jones packed his family, Australian wife Michelle and toddler daughters Eden and Emerson on an adventure to Croatia over two years ago, the plan was to […]

Croatia’s Government Turning A Deaf Ear To Concerns From Diaspora

  On Saturday 9 November 2019 the 3rd meeting of Government’s Advisory Council for Croats living outside of Croatia was held in the town of Varazdin. The Advisory is made up of some fifty-five Croats from all over the world (9 from Bosnia and Herzegovina, 17 from Croatian minorities in European countries and 29 from […]

Dishing Out Crumbs To Croatian Diaspora In New Croatian Citizenship Amendment Act

The Croatian Parliament has on October 18, 2019, passed the Croatian Citizenship Amendment Act (Zakon o izmjenama i dopunama zakona o hrvatskom državljanstvu) and the amendments will come into effect as of, and including, 1st January 2020. So what are the changes/amendments to the Croatian Citizenship Act or law that are of particular interest to […]

Australian Croats With Zeljko Glasnovic MP

Retired General Zeljko Glasnovic, Independent Member of Croatian Parliament for Croats living abroad and in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) has been touring Australia since the 17th of October 2019 and as his tour draws to an end, I asked him about his experiences and observations:     You have spent the past 12 days visiting […]

Croatian Diaspora: Don’t Stay Powerless When You Can Do More

In the last thirty years, in particular, the Croatian diaspora worldwide has invested every possible aspect of manpower in supporting our homeland by pouring millions of dollars politically and socially, fighting for Croatian independence and development of democracy, rights, existence, identity, inheritance and sovereignty. Sadly, and unfortunately, to no avail! It seems! Things have not […]

CanDo Movement – Croatians Living Outside Croatia

 

An invitation letter to the Croatian diaspora

First published CroatiaWeek   Dear Croatian Diaspora, In this day of age, with technology shrinking our world and making it possible for people to make an impact from anywhere, the Croatian diaspora has never been more important than now. The Contributions the Croatian diaspora have made to the Homeland are the bedrock of Croatian social, […]

Diaspora Croats Do Not Need An Arrogant And Paternalistic Homeland

The law in Croatia that provides for a “Croats Outside Croatia Day” does not recognise the value Croats living outside Croatia hold for Croatia, but it clearly and loudly points out the arrogance vis-à-vis Croats living outside Croatia that exists in Croatia. The law does not acknowledge nor recognise the fact that Croatians living outside […]

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