Tag: karpos
Macedonia 16.12.23 | 11:22

VMRO: DUI linked company Pucko Petrol is behind the 600 million EUR development

VMRO-DPMNE accused the Mayor of the Skopje municipality of Karpos, Stevco Jakimovski, of corruption over the planned Alumina development. The site of the old aluminium plant has been slated for development for decades, and recently the Israeli owner sold the company to a local company linked to the powerful...

Macedonia 05.08.23 | 08:44

Anti-Corruption Commission calls for an investigation in the Karpos Council after the latest Pucko Petrol scandal 

The State Anti-Corruption Commission (DKSK) called for investigations against all involved in the recent changes of the Karpos spatial plans, and for the dissoluton of the Karpos municipal council. The reason is the approval given to a company owned by Ismail Jahoski, member of Parliament from DUI and...

Macedonia 05.07.23 | 18:59

Karpos municipal council rejects Mayor Jakimovski’s plan for large new residential objects

All 17 members of the Karpos municipal council joined together in opposition to Mayor Stevce Jakimovski and voted down his proposal for a new urban development plan that would have allowed the construction of five large new apartment blocks. Jakimovski was also met by protesters today, and sensing the...

Macedonia 10.12.22 | 10:05

Company close to the Government will collect 2.5 millions in damages for a botched development deal

The Pucko Petrol company, ran by the Jahoski family that is very influential in the ruling DUI party, expects to collect 2.5 million EUR in damages from the state and the municipality of Karpos.  The reason is move by the Karpos Council to rewrite the spatial plan and prevent the construction of a gas...

Macedonia 07.05.22 | 10:38

Explosion heard after an electric fire in Skopje

A loud explosion awoke the citizens of Skopje’s western Karpos 4 district. Fire broke out near the United Nations bridge, apparently linked to a power pulon. Residents told Republika that the fire spread toward at least one vehicle.

Macedonia 20.01.22 | 21:49

Skopje’s largest pool closed

Skopje’s largest swimming pool, the Karpos pool, has been closed, ostensibly because of issues with its heating system. Swimming clubs that operate there say that the real reason for the closure is the high cost of central heating and electricity, as Macedonia in the midst of a major energy crisis....

Macedonia 12.11.21 | 19:43

Levica candidate elected Chairman of the Karpos municipal Council

The municipal council of Karpos elected Branko Ristov, from the Levica party, as its Chairman. This is the first such case where Levica assumed a leadership position in a local council, and in a major part of Skopje, following the local elections in which the party showed it is a force to be reckoned...

Macedonia 31.10.21 | 21:34

Another stinging defeat for SDSM: Stevco Jakimovski declares victory in Karpos

GROM party leader Stevce Jakimovski declared victory in the race in Skopje’s Karpos district against SDSM candidate Dusko Veskovski. Jakimovski, is a former top SDSM official but broke with the party to run as Mayor of Karpos and joined in with VMRO-DPMNE during his two terms in office. He faced...

Macedonia 31.10.21 | 18:28

Skopje mayoral race: Dismal turnout in Saraj, high in Karpos and Centar

Lowest turnout in the second round of the elections was recorded in Saraj, which could be crucial in the mayoral race in Skopje, where only 23.41 percent voted. In Shuto Orizari, north of Skopje, turnout was 28.48 percent and in Bogovinje near Tetovo – 30.23 percent. Large urban centers in the...

Macedonia 29.10.21 | 19:35

SDSM thugs attacked a woman in Karpos because she was cleaning up their strewn leaflets

SDSM activists in Skopje attacked a woman because she was cleaning up attack leaflets they dropped on parked vehicles. Infomax spoke with the woman they identified as Radica, who was attacked in the Vlae part of Karpos, where SDSM candidate Dusko Veskovski is involved in a difficult election battle with...

Macedonia 28.10.21 | 21:20

Zaev and Silegov threaten Macedonia with instability if they lose on Sunday

Zoran Zaev and his mayoral candidate in Skopje Petre Silegov held a sparsely attended rally in Skopje’s Karpos district, which unexpectedly became a key battleground in the local elections, even though it was supposed to be an easy SDSM hold. After the devastating loss in the first round, Zaev...

Macedonia 22.10.21 | 19:12

Jakimovski: Parking in Karpos will remain free, we will build multistorey car park

My entry into the second round is due to what has been done so far, to the promises made to the citizens and to the vision for Karpos. It is not important to have a big party behind you. The only condition for my opponent is the big party behind him. However, the municipality is not run by the party...

Macedonia 17.10.21 | 22:26

Karpos a rare bright spot for SDSM in a horrible election night

One bright spot for SDSM in a dismal night is their lead in Skopje’s Karpos district. Their candidate Dusko Veskovski, who is running after the incumbent Mayor Stefan Bogoev withdrew from the race, is expected to have a comfortable lead against the VMRO candidate Oliver Zafirovski and the GROM...

Macedonia 03.10.21 | 21:22

VMRO-DPMNE rally in Karpos – Voters urged to put an end to the SDSM criminal real-estate schemes in this part of Skopje

During the VMRO-DPMNE rally in Skopje’s Karpos district, VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski called on the voters to put an end to the criminal mismanagement of the municipality. He noted that the outgoing SDSM appointed Mayor of Karpos Stefan Bogoev was one of the key suspects in the major...

Macedonia 19.09.21 | 22:24

Coronavirus outbreak in an elementary school in Skopje

An entire class in the Vera Ciriviri – Trena elementary school in Skopje’s Karpos district was ordered into isolation after eight of the 25 pupils and the teacher tested positive to the coronavirus. Since this is a class that attended middle school, the pupils were in contact with other teachers...

Macedonia 26.08.21 | 10:44

Zaev names one of the officials named in the Racket scandal as head of the Customs Office

Stefan Bogoev, the incumbent Mayor of Karpos, will be named as new head of the Customs Office by the Zaev regime, as he was withdrawn from the mayoral race in favor of Dusko Veskovski, the current director of the Skopje water utility company. Bogoev faced serious criminal allegations because of his involvement...

Macedonia 24.08.21 | 09:45

VMRO: Oligarch Sveto Janevski landed a lucrative development deal in Skopje, will destroy the biggest sports center in the country

VMRO-DPMNE alleges that businessman Sveto Janevski is behind the major new residential development project in Skopje – for which the Karpos town hall is preparing to carve up the large Boris Trajkovski sports center. Janevski was former head of the Skopje brewery and is now involved in wine, business...

Macedonia 23.08.21 | 15:27

Karpos Mayor Bogoev allows real-estate developers to bit off a chunk of the largest sports center in Macedonia

Local authorities in Karpos, under SDSM appointed Mayor Stefan Bogoev, plan to demolish a portion of the Boris Trajkovski sports center to enable residential development in the area. According to VMRO-DPMNE official Stefan Andonovski, this is a move dictated by oligarchs and developers who will “destroy...

Macedonia 24.06.21 | 19:01

SDSM party branch was caught deciding who gets hired by a school in Skopje

The Macedonian Education Ministry tapped political candidates for its list of mentors to students in the municipality of Karpos, then promptly deleted it when the political affiliation of the candidates became clear. The list was published, then hidden. There are several reasons for this, but the main...

Macedonia 02.12.20 | 14:54

Prosecution presents evidence that Boki 13 used his ties to the SDSM party to extort money from businessmen

During the hearing in the trial against Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13, the prosecution presented evidence that Boki was using his ties to the ruling SDSM party to extort money from real-estate developers promising them to help them get access to valuable plots of land. The WhatsApp comments contained...

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