posted on Jan, 5 2009 @ 10:24 PM
...And what are they doing in Macedonia?
-"We came to work. Currently we are building the new U.S Embassy in Skopje. It pays well. Americans are the best empolyers, they also pay for our
trip home." says one of the Filippinos in perfect English.
The U.S Embassy is building a massive structure near downtown Skopje. From the distance, the architecture looks nothing like an Embassy, rather, a
Mina has spoken to several individuals familiar with the project, who confirm the grand structure will house not just the U.S. Embassy, rather it will
be the Headquarters of FBI and CIA for SE Europe. Macedonia was picked for it because it is considered the friendliest country to the U.S in the
region, possibly in Europe. At the same time, the Macedonian Directorate for Defense & Counter Intelligence DBK has enjoyed close ties with the CIA
How important and significant is this new American structure in Skopje? It will be in direct communication, linked with the US base in Aviano,
Some of you may wonder why where the Filippinos chosen to work on the U.S Embassy? Their selection has nothing to do with Macedonians, who could also
do the job.
This stems from a US Policy that exists world wide, even in the U.S. For instance, any building built for the US Government in the States needs to be
done by an approved contractor, a contractor where all employees have gone through a thorough background check. The background checks can sometime be
very lenghty, specially the ones done by the U.S Government. Our guests from the Philippines have already have all of their background checked, have
proven very reliable and have done previous work for the U.S on different locations. It's the principle, 'you stick with who you know', hence their
visit to Macedonia.
They built the Karpos neighborhood a basketball hoop, you can't go wrong with that.