this week there have been widespread street riots. Romania
Similar discontent with corrupt government, a failing economy and suppression of civil rights has been expressed in neighbouring
It is a familiar tale and serves as a useful background to this interview with Rebecca and Cosmin who have settled in
Jersey and plan to start a family here.
As Christians they have faith in God so far as gaining a home in Jersey is concerned but it is especially interesting to learn something about the economic, racial and ethnic tensions that exist in
Romania so that Jersey is a “paradise” in comparison.
Cosmin is from a farming family and it is also interesting to learn that Romanian agriculture is mostly organic yet many growers cannot compete with the lower prices of Turkish products that are widely imported.
When Ceausescu was deposed in 1989 the problems of this country were not solved so it is no wonder that many Romanians have taken the opportunity to seek a better life in such places as
The sound quality on this interview with this quiet, optimistic couple is not very great but it is hoped that their tale is informative and worth a little of your attention.