‘General’ News

Is Rosia Montana Romania’s Trigger Point?

In a show of solidarity, thousands of Romanians have taken to the streets to protest the Romanian government’s most recent shameless act of self-aggrandizement. With a boldness usually reserved for dictatorships, Prime Minister Victor Ponta’s government drafted a new law that would essentially make the...

What is Necessary in the Promised Land?

Last night I watched The Promised Land, the 2012 American made film starring Matt Damon about a natural gas salesman whose job it is to sell a small farming community in Iowa on fracking, the controversial technique of pumping millions of gallons of water and chemicals...

Roşia Montană: A Paradise in Jeopardy

In the heart of Transylvania  in the Apuseni Mountains of western Romania, an idyllic village sits in a valley of limitless beauty and quiet majesty. In this village, every season brings the Joy of Life and people share in Nature’s abundance; it is a paradise on...

Antena 3 News Special Report: Corina Vintan, Politicians and Gold Corporation

Antena 3 of Romaniahad a three-part special regarding possible high-level corruption and conflict of interest during ex-Prime minister Ungureanu’s term of office. High level corruption and conflict of interest. Political business deal of 5 million euros http://www.antena3.ro/en/politics/high-level-corruption-and-conflict-of-interest-political-business-deal-of-5-million-euros-187349.html Ungureanu’s blonde, lobbying or influence peddling? http://www.antena3.ro/en/politics/ungureanu-s-blonde-lobbying-or-influence-peddling-187228.html Mihai...