What’s up Bulgaria? Controversial new prosecutor general, and GERB hold on to power

– On October 22nd the European Commission announced that the Cooperation and Verification Mechanism (CVM) for judicial review in Bulgaria could be lifted because “the progress made [by the country] under CVM is sufficient to meet Bulgaria’s commitments made at … Continue reading What’s up Bulgaria? Controversial new prosecutor general, and GERB hold on to power

What's Up Bulgaria

Fresh report show decrease in freedom of speech and Pope Francis visits Bulgaria

– According to a report released on April 30th by the Bulgarian National Statistical Institute, 22% of the country’s population live under the poverty threshold. Roughly 70% of Roma in Bulgaria are at risk of poverty in comparison with around … Continue reading Fresh report show decrease in freedom of speech and Pope Francis visits Bulgaria