Montenegro Press Review – December 10, 2014

Press Review
10 Dec 14

Montenegro Press Review – December 10, 2014

Prominent Montenegrin artist Dzoni Hodzic dies; only 29 citizens reported corruption in the police in 2014; corruption threatens Montenegro’s economy.

Eminent Montenegrin theater author Dzoni Hodzic(59) has died on Tuesday after battaling serious illness. Hodzic was the founder of the International Festival of Alternative Theatre FIAT, co-founder of DODEST teater and award-winning reciter. He played over thirty leading roles in theater, film, radio and television. He has directed a dozen plays, several documentaries and short films.

Since the beginning of this year, the Police Administration has received 29 reports of corruption by the citizens of Montenegro, the spokeperson for the police Tamara Popovic said. Stating that citizens of Montenegro can anonymously report the corruption, Popovic said that it is very important to obtain relevant information from citizens when it comes to corruption.

Corruption destroys the economic and social substance of state and transparency is the most effective tool in the fight against this phenomenon, it has been conculded at the 8th National Anti-Corruption Conference organized by the Network for Affirmation of Non-governmental Sector, MANS. Finance Minister Radoje Zugic said that the consequences of corruption seriously threaten the economic system in the country and indirectly affects the reduction of investment.

Source: Balkan Insight (Montenegro)