DM Saldana

DM Saldana

DM Saldana is an American journalist based in Eastern Europe. He is very interested in how people in former Eastern Bloc countries are handling the transition to Western-style markets and economies. He is also constantly on the lookout for good Mexican food.

Roma

Skopje's Roma recycling collectors try to step out of the shadows

New effort seeks to formalise grey market recyclable waste collection and highlight Roma sustainability contribution.

Skopje's Roma recycling collectors try to step out of the shadows

Europe

Protesting North Macedonia cultural workers make breakthrough

Opera singers, actors and archaeologists among those on the streets of Skopje demanding a new union-government contract.

Protesting North Macedonia cultural workers make breakthrough

North Macedonia

North Macedonia battles youth 'brain drain'

Young people tend to seek fortunes elsewhere, even as NATO and EU membership promise a better economy.

North Macedonia battles youth 'brain drain'