Monthly Archives: March 2013

MCV Justice Report on Romania: Is the EU Searching For A Constitution?

If you thought the Hungarian Constitution was hot from the oven of European discontent, then think again. While Romania is all entangled in her own draft Constitution debates and really annoyed by the last MCV Progress report, the EU might … Continue reading

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Vote On Diana Nava’s Documentary: Thousands of Those People / Miles de Esas Personas

Do you like short films on child development and want to bring your contribution? Someone needs your vote! Diana Nava Artigas is a Spanish Director participating in a short film documentary contest organized within the framework of the FUNDACIÓN TELEFÓNICA … Continue reading

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North Korea Invalidates Armistice: Is MASH Up for Gangnam or Klinger Style?

Hong Kong (CNN) — The North Korean army has declared invalid the armistice agreement that ended the Korean War in 1953, the official newspaper of the country’s ruling Workers’ Party said Monday. MASH: Best military comedy series ever! In case … Continue reading

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MCV Report Not Enough. EU Democracy and Rule of Law Need Further Compliance

Last Friday, Germany, the Netherlands, Finland and Denmark expressed their concerns in a letter adddressed to the European Commission over the need for further rule of law compliance inside the EU-27. Specifically, this letter follows the EU’s Justice and Home … Continue reading

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Mummy Returns: Chavez Embalmed Like Lenin

UPDATE. 16 March 2013 – They changed their minds deciding that embalming was not an option given the fact that the mummy-decision was taken too late. This might also fuel rumours indicating that the death of Chavez might have happened … Continue reading

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About women in ICTs, after all it’s 8 March!

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Alive from the Grave: Enacting the Stockholm Syndrome with Hugo Chavez

“Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez dies”. This is today’s highlight news as well as a splash of detailed informed accounts related to the ongoing mourning in Venezuela. Gone are the Photoshopped Government controlled pics of a smiling Chavez sided by two … Continue reading

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UEFA’s Steaua Bucharest-Chelsea Dips into Why Don’t You Come Over

The UEFA Europa League kick-off football match between FC Steaua Bucharest and Chelsea due on 7 March 2013 dips into the immigration political row. The Why Don’t You Come Over initial media campaign suddenly moved to football frenzy. Have your … Continue reading

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Schengen: Definitely No Access for Romania, Says Germany

German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich: The EU has long been evaluating whether or not Romania and Bulgaria are ready for acceptance in the Schengen Area. The last annual report showed progress, but it’s not enough. Bulgaria and Romania still have … Continue reading

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Elite Immigration in Germany. Romania Should Fear German Veto for Schengen

The Eurolines bus from Romania was waiting to cross the Austrian border one sunny day in autumn 2003. Some of us were Erasmus students heading for university studies or research in France, but the rest of the people were workers … Continue reading

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