The Responsibility for Failing Foreign Investments

The Responsibility for Failing Foreign Investments

Yesterday, Prime Minister Edi Rama decided to blame the Albanian corps diplomatique for the absence of foreign investments in Albania. In a way, this was the first time that Rama openly admitted that his government failed to improve the Albanian investment climate. Only recently the Prime Minister denied the failure of his foreign economic policy after the […]

After “Dropping” Millions… Europe Is Right!

After “Dropping” Millions… Europe Is Right!

The “European” dream has been trying for a long time to teach us a lesson, but we are undoing the dream and the work of Albanians toward Europe and Europe toward Albania, every day! I feel like mentioning one of them: European financing. The European taxpayers are concerned with the insecurity resulting from organized crime […]

EBRD Report: 73% of Albanians Think Economy Has Worsened

EBRD Report: 73% of Albanians Think Economy Has Worsened

According to a report published by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Life in Transition, 73% of Albanian respondents think that the economic situation has worsened compared to four years ago, while around half of them are unhappy with the healthcare offered by the state through a series of expensive public–private partnerships. The report was based […]

Ambassador Sakiqi Denies Anything Is Wrong

Ambassador Sakiqi Denies Anything Is Wrong

In an interview with media outlet Top Channel Albanian ambassador in the Netherlands Adia Sakiqi tried to downplay the news on the report of the Dutch police and prosecution in which they advise to suspend Albania’s visa exemption for the Schengen zone. In the interview, Ambassador Sakiqi claimed that Albanian media had erroneously translated an article […]

Nivica, Tourist Attraction or Hydropower Zone?

Nivica, Tourist Attraction or Hydropower Zone?

An article about the transformation of the village Nivica in Tepelena from a remote place into a touristy area, a project funded by the Albanian National Coastline Agency (AKB), has lately toured the world. Foreign media such as the Associated Press, ABC, Washington Post, FoxNews, TaiwanNews, etc. published the article of Elena Becatoros regarding her visit […]

Alastair Campbell: Skënderbeg Square Is Livelier Than Trafalgar Square

Alastair Campbell: Skënderbeg Square Is Livelier Than Trafalgar Square

Spin doctor Alastair Campbell recently organized a cozy get-together in Amsterdam, including his former boss and UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and discredited UK politician Denis MacShane, which led to several European media outlets “suddenly” heaping pre-fab praise on Rama from their op-ed pages. However, it seems that Campbell, who loves to sell out his lack of dignity […]

You Are the State, Dear Prime Minister!

You Are the State, Dear Prime Minister!

The Prime Minister has started to sidestep every law and institution created and approved during the last two decades. He treats laws as formal limitations that people don’t know about, an object of contempt for the lawyers of his court. Meanwhile, the media has another reason to be silent, choosing to overwhelm the public with gossip news in […]