Reader feedback: A worthy tribute to a creative idea

I view this article ["Roma responding to gifts of farm land" by Martina Pisárová Vol. 7 No. 31 August 20 - 26] as a tribute to a creative idea...an idea that holds promise of making a practical difference in lands where Roma presently live.

The challenge for us "outsiders" comes in having the patience and faith for this process to take hold...and this bold idea strikes me as worthy of much patience and faith.

Jerry Machalek

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News digest: Former state secretary describes the corruption at courts

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The Presidential Palace lit in orange, to support the Orange the world! campaign.

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Secret votes and public lies

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Dobroslav Trnka (left) and Jozef Čentéš (right), the candidate who was eventually selected by MPs in 2011, never got to take up the post because the then president, Ivan Gašparovič refused to appoint him for reasons that were never clearly explained.

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Religious organisations have added leverage in changing perceptions of foreigners and migrants, says Caritas Slovakia.

Caritas Slovakia's ‘World Without “the Other” – Migration Myths’ campaign educates Slovaks on migration in a fun and artistic way.