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Peter Barecz.
photo: Peter Barecz.

The Slovak Spectator welcomed a new writer to its staff at the end of May. Peter Barecz, 22, graduated this spring from the Faculty of Education at Comenius University in Bratislava with a degree in English Literature. Peter, who contributed several articles to The Slovak Spectator over the past year, will be covering business news. He is single, and lives in Bratislava.


Slavomír Danko.
photo: Slavomír Danko.

Peter Barecz replaces Slavomír Danko, 26, who left The Slovak Spectator in April to pursue a career in the third-sector. Slavo joined the Slovak Academic Information Agency (SAIA) as Director of Public Relations. Slavo served over a year at the paper, covering politics, business and feature news.

Ślavo, who is married with a three-year-old son, is doing a PhD degree on African American poetry and literature. He was born in the western Slovak town of Handlova, but now lives in Bratislava.

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