Official Investigation on Palm Oil in Dairy Products

Official Investigation on Palm Oil in Dairy Products

The Agency of Food Control (AKU) recently conducted official investigation regarding the presence of palm oil in dairy products in Albania. Spurred by the concerns expressed in the investigative TV show Fiks Fare about the presence of palm oil in dairy products, which showed that some product labels did not indicate the presence of vegetable oils, the AKU declares: […]

The Power Plant in Narta – A History of Failure

The Power Plant in Narta – A History of Failure

Many years ago, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Bank of Investment (EBI), the World Bank, and the Albanian Power Corporation (KESh), then the state company for production and distribution of electric power, jointly contributed to the building of the oil power plant with capacity of 100MW in Narta, Vlora. The power […]

Drive-By Shooting in Vlora – The Details So Far

Drive-By Shooting in Vlora – The Details So Far

Yesterday evening, Vlora OShEE director Roland Saliu and Erven Hyseni, owner of the local tv channel Vlora Channel were executed yesterday in a mafia-style attack on a bar. What is known so far? Yesterday around 19:40 Saliu and Hyseni were present in one of the bars owned by Hyseni, near Flag Square in Vlora. The two […]

Sometimes Albanian Courts Work

Sometimes Albanian Courts Work

On May 15, the Court of Tirana convicted the Italian entrepreneur Antonio Abrusci, the owner of Ecologica Albania shpk, to maximum sentence of 3 years for the falsification of documents. After his conviction, he profited from sentence reduction. He now has to spend 1.5 years in prison and has no possibility to appeal. It is […]

Rama: Karavasta Lagoon an Example of Statemanship

Rama: Karavasta Lagoon an Example of Statemanship

Today, on the International Day for Biological Diversity, Prime Minister Rama spoke about the government’s work to protect biodiversity in the Karavasta Lagoon. On this International Day for Biological Diversity, this natural miracle of ours, which until three and a half years ago was endangered by the destruction and the massacre of 25 years, is […]

A Witch Hunt and a Government with No Guts

A Witch Hunt and a Government with No Guts

For the past few days, the media has been concentrated on telling the story of what happened in a private hospital; an unfortunate girl was undergoing a knee surgery, but died from an unexpected complication. Later, the anesthesiologist, in perhaps a desperate situation, had a heart attack and is in serious risk for his life. Before I […]

Ministry of Interior Denies Existence of Tahiri’s Guardia di Finanza Cannabis Report

Ministry of Interior Denies Existence of Tahiri’s Guardia di Finanza Cannabis Report

After the recent admissions of Minister of Interior Affairs Fatmir Xhafaj that the State Police has indeed been involved in the cultivation of cannabis, pulling the rug from under the claims of former Minister Saimir Tahiri, Exit has received confirmation from the Ministry of Interior that the famous “Guardia Finanza report,” does not exist. On October 7, […]

Karavasta Resort Planned with 370 Villas and 2,350 Apartments

Karavasta Resort Planned with 370 Villas and 2,350 Apartments

The Mabetex Group is planning to build a resort called “Divjaka Albania” with about 370 villas and 2350 apartments in the legally protected Karavasta National Park in Divjaka. Monitor magazine writes that according to the project submitted to the Ministry of Environment, the resort has the capacity to accommodate 18,200 tourists per night. If constructed, the […]

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