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Slovakia joins convention on money laundering

Interior Minister Ladislav Pittner said on his return from a trip to Strasbourg that Slovakia had joined an international convention on money laundering and the confiscation of illegal gains.

Pittner said that the convention allows the government to consifcate illegally-acquired property from Slovak citizens even when these gains are hidden in offshore accounts. Pittner suggested that the convention would ease and speed up the work of the Slovak law-enforcement bodies.

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LGBTI people in the regions: We change people’s minds

Bratislava will dress up in rainbow colours this August again, for the seventh time. This will be for the Bratislava Dúhový Pride diversity festival. But the colours of the rainbow are less bright in the regions,…

Slovakia’s LGBTI community seeks to expand their rights.

Things that make us different also make us stronger

On August 19, a rainbow flag will fly over the US Embassy in Bratislava to represent the firm commitment of the United States to defending the human rights of LGBTI people, writes Ambassador Sterling.

The rainbow flag flew over the US Embassy in Bratislava in 2016.

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