Stories about Slovakia from May, 2006
Czech Republic: Montenegro Vote and the Split of Czechoslovakia
Dana of My Czech Republic Blog is reminded by the recent vote in Montenegro of the lack of a similar vote in what used to be Czechoslovakia: “We were not asked whether or not we wanted to be divided from each other at all. The politicians decided for us. I...
Slovakia: Hungarian Detained for Sightseeing
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
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
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...