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July 22, 2013, by Harriet Salem for The Prague Post

Fighting corruption and organized crime were identified as key target areas as Croatia prepared to join the European Union. However, following the country’s EU entry July 1, critics claim standards […]

Croatia: The 28th state

July 5, 2013, by Harriet Salem for The Prague Post

Less than two decades following the bloody ethnic conflict that broke up Yugoslavia, Croatia celebrated its entry into the European Union July 1 as th ...

Central and Eastern Europe: Economic downturn challenges democracy

January 4, 2013, by Harriet Salem for The Prague Post

2012 was a year of flux for Central and East European countries, with the specter of economic recession posing serious challenges to authoritarian gov ...

Struggling to curb a booming HIV epidemic

December 14, 2012, by Harriet Salem for The Prague Post

“Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths.” This is the long-term vision of UNAIDS, organizers of World Aids ...