Vlado Tanurov, parent of a child who has undergone surgery: You need iron boots to get a consultative opinion

  Inbox7: This is the weekly interview of the online magazine Inbox7. Regarding the death of Tamara Dimovska, truthfulness of the claims of the Health Insurance Fund and the Ministry of Health, the morale of Macedonian doctors, mafia in white coats, the agony of the families whose members undergo surgeries abroad, our guest is Vlado Tanurov, father of five-and-a-half- year-old Jani, who has undergone surgery in a hospital in...

Zaev himself is a bomb

Slowly but surely a critical mass is being created for radical changes. The government is barely standing on its last legs. And the institutions will soon have to feel different setting. They will more resist yesterday’s inviolable patrons. Even within the ruling party situation is chaotic. There is no one who would like to appear in front of the cameras. False hope still inspires journalists of Goebbelsian media who...

Resignation, what is it?

The tragic end of the nine-year girl from Veles, whose request for surgery was stuck in bureaucratic labyrinths, encountered an avalanche of citizens’ reactions – protests, sharp criticism from experts and various associations, and logically it resulted in demands for resignations in the Ministry of Health and the Health Insurance Fund. However, past experiences have shown that Macedonia has a “shy” trend for withdrawal from office as a moral...

In the toxic Kingdom of Jugohrom

Author: Xhelal Neziri   When in 2005 the new Law on Environment was passed, it was believed that Macedonia would finally begin to solve the enormous pollution. Even after 10 years the country, facing bad economic indicators and high unemployment, is facing the same problem. During this decade the government put forward several deadlines for setting environmental filters for the biggest polluters, but only a small part of them...

The air and soil in Veles permanently “rich” with metals

author: Bojan Shashevski   Air, soil and vegetables in Veles are completely contaminated with toxic metals! The recent research of the prominent professor Trajche Stafilov’s team from the Institute of Chemistry has shown devastating results – people around the closed lead and zinc smelter and the unprotected dump breathe air that is over 10 times more polluted than allowed, and eat vegetables rich with heavy metals. The results confirm...

MPs’ travel expenses are for a year

On her profile on the social network Facebook MP Silvana Boneva stated that it was not true that the expenses the online magazine “Inbox 7” had written about were for a year, but for two years. The documents show that all expenses were paid for the first 11 months of 2014. Some of these costs were incurred in 2013 (from May to December 2013 and paid in 2014). That...

MPs: Cheaper to Dubai than from Ohrid to Skopje

Dubai is a destination that Macedonian citizens can visit by plane for just 140 Euros. MPs from Gevgelija, Ohrid and Struga for a trip to Skopje get from six to 8,000 denars from the parliamentary budget. Dubai is about 5,000 kilometers far from Skopje, and from Gevgelija to Skopje it is 30 times less, or 170 kilometers. It is not a problem for our MPs from other towns in...