· April, 2007

Stories about Bulgaria from April, 2007

Bulgaria: Escalators Fixed

  27 April 2007

In the early 1990s, the escalators of Sofia's Main Train Station did not work, writes Sofia's Hidden Beauty: “The escalators’ colour became darker and darker, dust and rubbish irreversably damaged the mechanisms and they turned just into dangerous alternative of the stairs.” Now some of them do, again.

Bulgaria: A D-Type Visa Question

  13 April 2007

Petya is collecting answers to this “seemingly simple and straightforward question”: “Does one need a D-type visa when applying for a long-term Bulgarian residence permit?” Here's why: “Every person or institution we've asked has provided us with a different answer. So, I am thinking, we might as well come up...

Bulgaria: Married to a Foreigner

  9 April 2007

As her husband waits for Bulgarian visa, Petya makes a public vow: “I swear, when Kyle and I outmaneuver the Bulgarian bureaucracy and convince everyone that it is perfectly ok to let a husband live in the same country as his wife, I will write the most comprehensive guide on...

Bulgaria, Libya: Celebrities for Tripoli Six

  6 April 2007

Bianca Jagger and George Michael “join a list of celebrities moved by the double tragedy: the children infected with HIV, and [Bulgarian and Palestinian] health professionals unfairly imprisoned and sentenced to death” in Libya, Declan Butler reports.

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