· May, 2006

Stories about Slovakia from May, 2006

Slovakia: Hungarian Detained for Sightseeing

  23 May 2006

Hungarian tourists were detained by the Slovak police for violating the law that states that “all sightseers in Bratislava must use the guides of the Bratislava Cultural and Information Service,” writes Paul of Further Ramblings of a N.Irish Magyar.

Slovakia: Campaign Promises

  10 May 2006

Lemuel of Deleted by Tomorrow reports on one local candidate's promise “to do more for the seniors and establish a cemetery.” The candidate happens to run in the blogger's voting district.

Slovakia: Players in the June Election, Part 1

  3 May 2006

Lemuel of Deleted By Tomorrow begins a Slovak pre-election series – “the good, the bad, the ugly” – with “the bad.” Here's a sampling of one of them, Robert Fico, “leader of the main opposition party SMER – Social Democracy, a party poised to win the June elections”: “Forgive me...