This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Croatian Places: Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes And Zagreb

804 words - 4 pages

Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes and Zagreb are the most known Croatian places all over the world. Millions of tourists visit Croatia every year and most of them are thrilled with natural and historical beauties of our country and they usually come back next year. Lately, our beautiful country should be called Absurdistan. Here is a travel brochure about old/new country and starving self-destructive socio-cultural group – Croats.
Poverty
An average family in Croatia lives on the edge of poverty. More than 330 thousands Croats are unemployed. It is said (only said) that our health insurance is free, but an average Croat needs to pay supplementary medical insurance and ...view middle of the document...

The police protect criminals or they even cooperate. Nevertheless, only criminals in Croatia live decent.
Minorities and changing the Constitution of the Republic of Croatia
These days, there are some argues about the Serbs in Croatia and the Cyrillic script. Serbian national minority demanded bilingual signs in places where a half of population is Serbian according to the Law on the use of languages from 2002. The government approved it and signs were put on public buildings, but a group of protestors broke it with hammers. Some of the Croatian politicians want to change the Constitution to change the Law on the use of languages of national minorities, so that they lose their rights. Is it real patriotism? We must not forget that bilingual (Croatian/Italian) signs are all across Istria. Although there are provisions in the Constitution (Protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms) such as “Members of all national minorities shall have equal rights in the Republic of Croatia“ and “Members of all national minorities shall be guaranteed freedom to express their nationality, freedom to use their language and script and cultural autonomy“, there is so many mistakes in implementation of these provisions. It is needed to forgive, but not forget the War of Independence and to move on, so that all people are able to feel secure in our...

Find Another Essay On Croatian Places: Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes and Zagreb

The Ideal Leading me to Study Law

1000 words - 4 pages father's side helping the victims of this international travesty. I didn't even look for a "career option" in the United States. Instead, I sought a volunteer job, sponsored by the University of Zagreb, rebuilding homes destroyed in the conflict and teaching English.   Croatia provided a hot blast of reality. During my first week in Krasic, the village where I was assigned, I watched Croatian teens yelling "Cetnik!" (Serbian

III) Genre analaysis: How did the Jutarnji list and Večernji list covered The Vukovar Memorial Day

830 words - 4 pages cabinet including the Prime Minister Zoran Milanović, 25 foreign ambassadors and a representative of the Serb minority in Croatia. The police and security forces did not intervene to stop the blockage held by "Croatian march", and the governmental representatives and foreign representatives decided to go to nearby Ovčara monument instead of the Memorial Cemetery. After that, they returned to Zagreb. The issue that was behind this event was the use of

Economy In Transition - Croatia

947 words - 4 pages accounted for 25% of the gross domestic product of the country. (Source Institute of Public Finance in Zagreb for the Croatian Ministry of Finance). In a country as poor as Croatia, the problems of bribery amongst public officials such as poorly paid customs officers causes many problems for a business as does the associated criminal problems of protection rackets and theft.The longer-term problem of the black market economy is that it reduces the

Dissolution of Yugoslavia. How might one account of the violence between people who have lived together for decades

2731 words - 11 pages units having "free reign" but most saw combat in a coordinated fashion in order to maximize tactical advantage. The Croatian conflict saw many brutal battles and Vukovar stands out but unfortunately for the JNA their Siege of the Croatian port city of Dubrovnik was bigger loss ideologically speaking. Shelling of this UNESCO protected heritage site was completely unnecessary and thus it gave the Croats the edge when speaking of foreign relations

Architects as Managers of Change in Croatia

3596 words - 14 pages into 5 new independent nation-states: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia- Herzegovinia, Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The surprising national optimism and excitement upon which these states were formed quickly back-fired. The war, in the beginning of the 1990s, completely destroyed the Croatian economy, especially the tourist industry. The war in Bosnia-Herzegovina, in the mid-1990s, transformed Croatia

Architecture of Transition and Production of Meaning

3538 words - 14 pages , Croatia, Bosnia- Herzegovinia, Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The surprising national optimism and excitement upon which these states were formed quickly back-fired. The war, in the beginning of the 1990s, completely destroyed the Croatian economy, especially the tourist industry. The war in Bosnia-Herzegovina, in the mid-1990s, transformed Croatia into an enormous refugee camp. The compounded

Yugoslavia

2400 words - 10 pages , on the other. To these internal pressures were added pressures from beyond the country's borders: in the earlier years, from Italy and Hungary, which had irredentist claims on Yugoslav territory; and later, From Nazi Germany, as it developed its drive for the conquest of Europe. At the beginning of 1929, after the assassination of the Croatian leader Stjepan Radic, King Alexander seized power and created an authoritarian regime. In October 1934

Myth of Propaganda in the Balkans and Rwanda

6731 words - 27 pages Croatia’s overall involvement in the conflict, the media content demonstrated more of a reaction to Serbian aggression than an incitement of hatred. But that did not make Croatian media any less biased, nationalistic or representative of propaganda. Croatia’s propaganda techniques very much mirrored Serbia’s (such a mirror, in fact, that stations in Belgrade and Zagreb often “shared corpses,” showing the same image of dead bodies to different audiences

Croatia's joining EU

607 words - 2 pages Croatia Joins Europe amid a Crisis. New York Times. 2013. Web. March 2014This article is about the Croatians reaction to the involvement to join the European Union. Thousands of Croatians are in Zagreb, Croatia to celebrate the fusion into the union. But many Croatians remain ambivalent about joining a divided union in dept crisis that has paged Greece, Italy and Spain.But that night everyone was excited and put their troubles aside and

History of Gypsies

1957 words - 8 pages later as name for “that” nation around Europe. In literature we find: latin-Cingarus, Turkey-Cingeneler, France-Tsiganes, Germany-Zinger, Russia-Cjganji, Hungary-Ciganjiok, Italy-Zingari, Spain-Gitanos. In Croatia the name is Cigani and in Dubrovnik Republic Jedupi or Egyptians. The name Egyptians was probably brought to Dubrovnik by Italians (Greece was at the time under Venetian rule) where together with the former name Jedupi for Gypsies the

Serbia and Kosovo: From Myth to Genocide

3858 words - 15 pages languages in the Serb - Croatian language speaking community. After the creation of Yugoslavia two centres formed, namely Belgrade and Zagreb, which opposed each other. Separatist views formed gradually among the Croatian intellectuals. They claimed that they do not get the opportunity to express themselves, because of the strong influence of Serbian dialect. At the time it was the most commonly used form of the language, most importantly finding use

Similar Essays

What Is Dental Tourism? Essay

2030 words - 9 pages , as dentists in Croatia are as well educated as in the rest of Europe. All of the follow a six-year course of study at University of Zagreb, Rijeka or Split including one-year practical internship whish is undertaken before they national exams. After that dentists specialize, either within the country or in Western Europe or North America. Dentistry in Croatia has been practiced since 1777 and the entire range of treatment is available, altough

A Trip To Zagreb Essay

884 words - 4 pages City has a good museums and a vibrant nightlife, for a quality spent few days or weeks.Many of Zagreb population visit Italy and Austria for shopping purposes, so don't get too exciting when shopping concerns (and its not that cheap). The language spoken is Croatian though most of the young people speak English or German. Entire center of the city, which is most attractive to see, is possible to be seen if you take tram/buss and take a ride for

Croatia: Waste Management Essay

2974 words - 12 pages city pollution control project for $250 million. The project will upgrade the municipal sewage systems and wastewater treatment facilities at the coast (5). As of May 2005, EBRD signed 60 investments in Croatia and several of those projects are aimed at providing environmental developments are Dubrovnik Transport Development Project, Development of Wastewater Treatment Plant in Zagreb, and Sewerage Services improvement program in Rijeka. EBRD was

Ivana Brlic MaŽuranic: Životopis, Izdanja I Prijevodi Djela

4348 words - 17 pages koze. basna, Omladina, Zagreb, 1928., br. 3, str. 48.Mali alkar. pjesma, Mladi stražar, Split, 1929., br. 2, str. 22-23.Mir u duši. esej, Hrvatska revija, Zagreb, 1929., br. 12, str. 673-678.Ljubav. esej, Jutarnji list, Zagreb, 1930., br. 6609, str. 19.Balkansko gorje zori u prozorje. pjesma, Hrvatsko kolo, Zagreb, 1930. knjiga XI.Autobiografija. Hrvatska revija, Zagreb, 1930., br. 5, str. 241-249.Tri pjesme - Dijete i polje, Tri pti