Montenegro

Markovic Tours Iberostar Resorts to be RenovatedPhoto: Vijesti

Markovic Tours Iberostar Resorts to be Renovated

“Prime Minister Duško Marković and management representatives of Iberostar Group agreed at today’s meeting that the upcoming opening of the renovated facilities of this tourist group – Hotel Riviera in Njivice and Villa Jadran in Perast – represents an important step towards enriching Montenegro’s tourist offer and Iberostar’s offer. After […]

Photo: Joaquim Alves GasparPhoto: Joaquim Alves Gaspar

Helsinki Commission to Assess Foreign Economic Influence in the Western Balkans

The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, or the Helsinki Commission, will be holding a briefing on foreign meddling in the Western Balkans. The briefing focuses on guarding against economic vulnerabilities. It is scheduled for Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at 10:00 AM in the Russell Senate Office […]

PM Markovic to Visit Kosovo Feb. 6…Demarcation on the AgendaPhoto: Vijesti

PM Markovic to Visit Kosovo Feb. 6…Demarcation on the Agenda

“Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic is expected to visit Kosovo on 6 February. The news has been confirmed by Gazeta Express by the Prime Minister’s Office. Montenegrin leader will visit Kosovo on the invitation of his Kosovo counterpart, Ramush Haradinaj, and both prime ministers are expected to open the […]

Bulgarian FM – EU Not Sufficiently Engaged in the BalkansPhoto: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria

Bulgarian FM – EU Not Sufficiently Engaged in the Balkans

“Bulgaria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zakharieva warned that there are foreign actors in the Western Balkans that have a strong impact on some countries, but the responsibility for this lies with the European Union because it was not ‘sufficiently engaged’ in the region. ‘There are foreign influences […]

After NATO, EU is Top of Agenda For MontenegroPhoto: Vijesti

After NATO, EU is Top of Agenda For Montenegro

“Prime Minister Duško Marković participated earlier today in the regular meeting of EU member states’ ambassadors with Head of EU Delegation to Montenegro Aivo Orav, hosted by Ambassador of Bulgaria Mladen Červenjakov, as a diplomatic representative of the state presiding over the Council of the European Union. At the two-hour meeting, […]

PM Markovic Confident in DPS Presidential CandidatePhoto: Vijesti

PM Markovic Confident in DPS Presidential Candidate

“Montenegrin Prime Minister Dusko Markovic said today in Bijelo Polje that the Democratic Party of Socialists’ (DPS) candidate would certainly win at the presidential election. Markovic said he believed it would be in the first round. Responding to the issue of journalists about the forthcoming presidential elections in […]

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Presidential Elections Set for April 15; Montenegro, Serbia on Course for EU by 2025, Hahn to Visit DC Next Month; Telenor to Sell $2.4 bln in Assets in Montenegro, Serbia, Bulgaria to US Fund?

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Presidential Elections Set for April 15; Montenegro, Serbia on Course for EU by 2025, Hahn to Visit DC Next Month; Telenor to Sell $2.4 bln in Assets in Montenegro, Serbia, Bulgaria to US Fund?

“Ivan Brajovic, the speaker of Montenegro’s parliament, has set April 15 as the date for the country’s next presidential election, with a possible second round two weeks later if no candidate wins more than 50 percent of the first round vote. Incumbent President Filip Vujanovic has served two […]

How did the Balkans score in the 2018 Freedom House Report?

The 2018 Freedom House Report was released on Friday. Let’s look into how the Balkans fared. Slovenia is the most free, and has an aggregate score of 93/100 with a GDP per capita of $20,873. Meanwhile, on the other end of the spectrum was Bosnia and Herzegovina and […]