Archive for December, 2016

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December 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The old year, 2016, refused to go without causing yet another problem. This time it hit Trakiya Highway, between Sofia and Burgas. Because of heavy snowfall, snowdrifts and ice, hundreds […]

Bulgarian road agency: Trakiya Motorway from Sofia to Bourgas fully open

December 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The Trakiya Motorway from Sofia to Bourgas is open throughout, Bulgaria’s Road Infrastructure Agency said in the late afternoon on December 31, ...

Borissov amid the snow crisis: I promise everyone will reach their destination for New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

“I promise everyone will greet the New Year wherever they’re heading,” Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov wrote on Facebook on ...

Bulgarian military join in clearing snow-bound Trakiya Motorway

December 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgarian military personnel from the town of Sliven and from the Black Sea city of Bourgas used 17 special machines to join in efforts to clear Traki ...

  • “Neue Zürcher Zeitung”: The Sad Lives of Bulgarian Gypsies
    December 31, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Swiss daily “Neue Zürcher Zeitung” has published a very interesting article on the appalling situation of Roma in Bulgaria. The author interviewed integrated Roma, including a micro-biologist from Sliven […]

  • Bulgaria January-November 2016 Budget surplus at 3.47B leva
    December 30, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Finance Ministry said that the consolidated Budget surplus for the first 11 months of 2016 was 3.47 billion leva, or 3.8 per cent of this year’s estimated gross domestic product, […]