The Croatian Diaspora

16 Mar 2017, 18:41 PM

A new Croatian caucus co-chair in the US Congress - press release on March 15, 2017.

08 Mar 2017, 14:04 PM

Continuing his look at the successful '40 under 40' members of the Croatian diaspora in North America on March 8, 2017, TCN's Steve Rukavina meets virtuosa classical guitarist, Ana Vidovic. 

05 Mar 2017, 07:15 AM

The dynamic and influential professionals of the Croatian diaspora in the United States will gather in May for their second annual conference, with the aim of empowering Croatian-Americans to expand their networks and outreach, according to a press release on March 4, 2017.

28 Feb 2017, 11:12 AM

Continuing our look at Croatian diaspora experiences on February 28, 2017, and a first for this series - a young Croat who, like many others, left Croatia for Ireland, made a success of his move working for global companies - and then returned to live in Zagreb as he was enthused about the potential of a Croatian IT startup in Zagreb. Looking for inspiration and the potential of the new Croatia? Meet Antun Lucic. 

16 Feb 2017, 00:01 AM

It is two years since TCN's Lidija Ivanek SiLa moved to Ireland, one of the fastest growing Croatian diasporas. Some reflections on February 15, 2017. 

24 Jan 2017, 19:26 PM

The winners of this year's Oscar awards will be taking home a statuette with a special connection to Croatia for the second year in a row.

12 Jan 2017, 17:31 PM

National Federation of Croatian Americans Cultural Foundation (NFCA) recently announced its  “40 Under 40" winners from USA. In a new series on TCN, Steve Rukavina meets them, starting with the lovely Christina Cindrich on January 13, 2017. 

14 Dec 2016, 17:11 PM

It has been quite a year for UFC World Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic - TCN's Steve Rukavina takes a closer look on December 14, 2016.

29 Nov 2016, 16:27 PM

The search for the brightest young Croatian talent in North America has been a great success, as the winners of the NFCA "40 under 40" competition are announced on November 29, 2016.

18 Nov 2016, 15:13 PM

Most international contributions came from Australia (1,414.767,46 Kuna), second is Bosnia&Herzegovina (282.893,26 Kuna) and third is Switzerland (196.292,22 Kuna)

15 Nov 2016, 16:32 PM

The long time extraordinary Croatian American activist Anne Pavlich passed away peacefully in her home in Bethesda, Maryland on November 11, 2016. I must say upfront that she was a special friend of mine for 39 years.

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  • Due to smoke and reduced visibility on the A1 motorway between Gospić and Sveti Rok junctions the driving speed has to be reduced to 80 km/h. During the day difficulties can be expected in roadwork areas. On the A6 Rijeka-Zagreb motorway one lane is free only in Vršek and Lučice tunnels (on the section Ravna Gora-Delnice) in direction Rijeka tonight (23 March) 10pm-6am. In Učka tunnel in Istria one lane is free only every night 10pm-6am till 24/25 March. Tonight (23 March) 8pm-5am traffic is suspended on the A2 Zagreb-Macelj motorway between Trakošćan and Krapina junctions in both directions, detour: DC1 state road. Drivers are invited to keep distance and to adjust the speed to road conditions. The headlights have to be on during the day as well. One lane is free only/traffic is flowing in reduced lanes on the following motorways:-A1 Zagreb-Split-Ploče at Božići viaduct in both directions, in Sveti Rok tunnel in both directions till 24 March (driving speed limit of 80 km/h); -A2 Zagreb-Macelj between Zaprešić and Zabok junctions 20th-18th km in both directions; -A3 Bregana-Lipovac between Kutina and Novska junctions 118th-121st km in both directions; -A4 Zagreb-Goričan at Kraljevečki Novaki junction 93rd-94th km in both directions, in Hrastovec tunnel in both directions; -A6 Rijeka-Zagreb at Svilno viaduct 78th-80th km between Orehovica and Čavle junctions in each direction till 1 June, on the section Vrata junction-Vrata tunnel in direction Rijeka till 24 March; -Rijeka detour road in the exit lane of Rujevica junction in direction Rupa; -A8 in Istria on the section Lupoglav-Učka tunnel. Roadworks on the A4 Zagreb-Goričan motorway (Zagreb detour road): - till 9 June traffic is suspended in the entrance lane of Kraljevečki Novaki from direction Sesvete and Dugo Selo towards Ivanja Reka junction, there is a local detour; - till 26 April traffic is suspended in the exit lane of Popovec junction from direction Goričan towards Popovec, detour for direction Vrbovec-Popovec: Sveta Helena junction (A4)-Sveta Helena-DC3 Goričica-Belovar-Žerjavinec-Soblinec-Popovec junction, for direction Goričan (A4)-Sveta Helena: Komin junction (A4)-DC3-Sveti Ivan Zelina-Donja Zelina-Žerjavinec-Soblinec-Popovec. Lepenica rest area (at 57th km) on the A6 Rijeka-Zagreb motorway is closed till 15 June, the previous rest area and petrol station is the one Ravna Gora (at 30th km), the next one Cernik-Čavle (17,8 km away from Lepenica). Due to roadworks traffic is suspended: -on the DC1 state road in Lučko and Stupnik (Zagreb); -on the DC8 Adriatic road at Posedarje till 10 April; -on the DC6 state road, section Glina-Dvor border crossing, detour: Glina (DC37)-Petrinja-Hrvatska Kostajnica-Dvor; -on the DC25 Lički Osik-Karlobag state road (at 40th km) 8am-3pm till 24 March. Traffic is regulated by traffic signals/one road lane is free only:-on the DC1 state road at Tušilović and Mostanje; -on the DC1 Sinj-Klis Grlo state road at Dicmo; -on the DC8 Adriatic road at Poličnik, on the section Kaštel Stari-Kaštel Gomilica, at Podstrana, on the section Zaton Doli-Bistrina, at Srebreno; -on the DC66 Pula-Most Raša state road; -on the DC75 Poreč detour road, section Vrvari-Bijela; -on the DC62 Veliki Prolog-Metković state road at Most Metković. 15 November 2016-15 April 2017 winter equipment is mandatory on the winter sections of the state roads in Croatia (it includes four winter tyres or four summer tyres with chains ready for use).
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  • Outbound freight traffic is dense at Bajakovo. Due to roadworks at Županja and Slavonski Brod border crossings delays can be expected. At Harmica border crossing traffic is allowed for vehicles up to 7,5 tonnes only.
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