Stories about Romania from October, 2009
Dumping Grounds for People is a blog devoted to the results “of a four-months long journalistic investigation, conducted mostly undercover in ten institutions for adults with intellectual disabilities or mental illnesses in Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia.” A Flickr photo set, by Yana Buhrer Tavanier, is here, along with this note:...
Hungarian Spectrum writes about “a recurrent theme in Hungarian politics”: dual citizenship.
Csíkszereda Musings writes about “5 places that tourists to Romania often visit but shouldn't really bother with.”
Csíkszereda Musings writes about some of Romania's tourist attractions.
With hot button issues such as swine flu dominating the headlines, it can be easy to overlook an equally vital, though less attention-grabbing, health issue: palliative care. World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, which takes place today, seeks to change that.
At Th!nk About It, a European blogging competition site, Romanian author Adela posts and translates a video about Ioana Cioanca, a Romanian woman from Bistrita-Nasaud, who “owns no less than eight pieces of clothes and accessories (a hat, a shawl, a skirt, a blouse, a raincoat, a purse, a handbag...
Gabriela Ionita of Power&Politics World links a general strike planned for Monday with the start of the country's presidential election campaign.