United States Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has named Nancy McEldowney, a former US ambassador to Bulgaria, as her national security adviser. United States Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has named Nancy McEldowney, a former US ambassador to Bulgaria, as her national security adviser. McEldowney served for over 30 years in the US Foreign Service, including as ambassador to Bulgaria, from August 2008 to July 2009, and as Chargé d’Affaires and Deputy Chief of Mission in Turkey
A grand jury in Pennsylvania in the US has charged 14 members of a transnational syndicate known as QQAAZZ – some of whom come from Bulgaria and Romania – over charges that they conspired to launder money stolen from victims of computer fraud in the US and other countries. Source: US Indicts Cyber-Criminals’ Eastern European Money Launderers | Balkan Insight Six other alleged QQAAZ affiliates were indicted by US justice on similar charges in previous
A new National Logistics Center will coordinate the work of all institutions around the clock in the battle with COVID-19, and for this purpose the country will be divided into six main regions. This was stated by the Minister of Health Kostadin Angelov after the meeting of the regional crisis headquarters in Blagoevgrad, which ended late last night. In recent weeks, the Ministry of Health has identified a problem in communications between the various structures regarding the handling of COVID-19. Such examples
Israeli authorities will require arrivals from Bulgaria to quarantine for 14 days, starting from October 23, Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry said on October 19. Bulgaria was one of several countries removed from the list of safe travel destinations, alongside the United Kingdom and Ireland, the ministry said. The quarantine requirement will apply both to Israeli nationals and foreign arrivals. Earlier this year, Israel put a quarantine requirement for arrivals from Bulgaria, which was lifted in August.
The gross premium income of the non-life insurance companies reached BGN 403,109,672 at the end of February, according to the Financial Supervision Commission. A little over 69% of it comes from motor insurance, and 15% is under “Fire and natural disasters” and “other property damage”. In the automobile “Civil liability” the companies have sold insurances for BGN 179 193 307, and by car – for 100 044 645 BGN, the business edition insmarket.bg reported,