Whack-a-Mole

Well as I wrote about on July 4, the current Minister of Transportation, Renu Fenechiu, was in serious jeopardy of going to jail for acts of corruption. Yesterday, to no one’s real surprise, the axe fell and he got sentenced to 5 years along with his brother Lucian (who also got 5 years) and three former directors of the state-run electrical company that all conspired … Continue reading Whack-a-Mole

The Wheels of the Corruption Bus Go Round and Round

Well today is the Fourth of July, otherwise known as Independence Day in the United States, or, as my friend calls it, “Happy America Day”, which doesn’t mean a whole lot to me here in Romania but it’s still a faint but pleasant reminder of where I came from when someone sends me a message wishing me a happy holiday. I was hoping for a … Continue reading The Wheels of the Corruption Bus Go Round and Round