Category: Croatia

Hrvatska poslovica / Croatian proverb : Glazba / Music

Posted on 2015/03/15 in Croatia, Fun, Google+, History, Miscellaneous, Places

"Po zveku (glazbi) se vrieme pozna" / "An age is known by its music"

In present day Croatian, the proverb would be written as such: "Po glazbi se vrijeme pozna"

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Croatia cancels debt of its poorest citizens

Posted on 2015/02/03 in Business, Croatia, Google+, Places

"A new program to help Croatia's poorest citizens tackle their debt and unfreeze blocked bank accounts went into effect on Feb. 2. The government is planning to spend up to $300 million on the program, titled 'fresh start', that will cancel the debt of Croatians who make less than $138 a month and have debts up to $5,100."

"The law affects more than 1% of Croatia's population of 4.4 million […]. Croatia recently entered its sixth year of recession, and is expected to experience weak economic growth this year."

From +Circa News: http://ow.ly/ImRhP

Croatia cancels debt of its poorest citizens

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic elected first female president of Croatia

Posted on 2015/01/12 in Croatia, Google+, Miscellaneous, Places

"A conservative populist became Croatia's first female president Sunday after beating the centre-left incumbent in a runoff election amid deep discontent over economic woes in the European Union's newest member."

"Grabar-Kitarovic, a former foreign minister, ambassador to Washington and an ex-assistant to the NATO secretary general, said earlier Sunday she felt 'very confident' of a victory because 'people will vote for a change.'"

From +CBC News: http://ow.ly/H8V8t

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic elected president of Croatia
A conservative populist became Croatia’s first female president Sunday after beating the center-left incumbent in a runoff election amid deep discontent over economic woes in the European Union’s newest member.