The U.S. State Department’s 2016 Annual Human Rights Report contained a 32-page chapter on Bosnia and Herzegovina, which found that “government corruption remained among the country’s most serious problems, contributing to continued political and economic stagnation.”
The U.S. State Department’s Annual Report on Human Rights in Bulgaria said “corruption continued to be a drag” on the country, and that efforts to punish corrupt public officials have been “insufficient.”
Between 2013 and 2014, the country of Bulgaria saw one of its largest and most successful banks get demolished by a trio of a corrupt judiciary, corrupt media, and corrupt government officials in a classic corporate raiding scheme.
A recent meeting of the current Greek leadership party's political council, chaired by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, has fueled speculation that the party will agree to demands from European creditors to conclude the second review of the Greek program.
Following the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) recent report on the Greek bailout, steps toward compromise between the IMF and European creditors make it likely that Greece will face pressure to meet its commitments.