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...

Testimonies of Macedonian Army Special Unit “Scorpions”: “Lepeza” is a big deception – I neither got a license, nor a job!

author: Stojanka Mitreska   Zoran Karadakovski, former army Scorpion claims to have been played in Lepeza, program of the Macedonian Ministry of Defense, supported by the Kingdom of Norway, and that he has not received the deserved security guarding license, although he attended lectures at the barracks in Stip, where one of the three centers of Macedonian – Norwegian project for retraining military personnel is located.   Karadakovski, before...

Macedonia is getting empty, people run away from poverty

author: Arta Tahiri   People emigrate looking for solutions. They go where they can find jobs and provide a more dignified life for themselves and their families, say experts in Skopje. Citizens of the countries of the Western Balkans, including Macedonia, migrate to the European Union (EU) countries. This phenomenon has gripped not only Macedonia, but Kosovo also. In recent days, the most common on Kosovo TV are “rivers”...