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Bosnian Diaspora Potential Not Fully Realized

The Bosnian diaspora represents an untapped resource for the country’s economic development but its government so far has not found a way to exploit their potential. “The diaspora is one of the key factor for the stability and economic development of Bosnia”, said Damir Miljevic, a Bosnian economic expert, told …

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Rahatluk: The Bosnian Art of Enjoying

One of the earliest and most potent memories in my mind is the wafting of cigarette smoke, the smell of Turkish (or Bosnian) coffee and rakija at my grandfather’s house. I learned early that as much as the stereotype of a hardworking people was true, as was the fact that …

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How many BiH Citizens live outside of BiH?

The Council of Ministers of BiH adopted and will forward to the Parliamentary Assembly of BiH the Information by the Ministry of Human Rights and Refugees on the situation with emigration, which states that 1.677.177 persons born in BiH live out of Bosnia and Herzegovina, while with the descendants, the …

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Enis Bešlagić declared the “Person of the Year”

The popular BiH actor Enis Bešlagić received the award that is presented to the deserving individuals within the traditional event “Večernjakov pečat” that was held on Monday in the City on Neretva, Mostar. Mostar hosted the President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, who opened the event. “Večernjakov pečat” is funded largely …

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A Crash (Dummy) Course in Bosnian History

The academic in me writhed in pain even at the idea of writing something like this.  An uncited, cliff-note style summary of hundreds of years of rich Bosnian history?  To top it off, incredibly well written with a sharp sense of humor? (OK, maybe not). Don’t do it.  Just don’t.  …

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