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Rádio Twist boss Andrej Hryc named Honorary Consul of Seychelles

Independent Rádio Twist General Director Andrej Hryc was named honorary consul of the Republic of the Seychelles in Slovakia on February 10 after receiving official papers from the Slovak Foreign Ministry. The government of the Republic of the Seychelles appointed Hryc to the post on April 23, 1998, but the cabinet of former Prime Minister Vladimír Mečiar did not confirm him. Hryc said that the honorary consulate would open on March 1 this year.

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Trails and tribulations: the important work of Slovakia’s unpaid hiking route markers

But veteran trail marker says hikers need to pay attention to more than just signs.

Stanislav Kučera

Threats have worked. People queued for COVID testing before the official start

The nationwide testing in Slovakia started with four districts in the north. Here is a report from the first day in Orava.

Bardejov

Day two of pilot testing in hardest-hit regions is off to a smoother start

PM Igor Matovič and Health Minister Marek Krajčí are helping the sampling teams, too.

Trstená, the Tvrdošín district

Foreigner's Police will be closed during the lockdown

Those who have booked appointments from October 26-30 must reschedule.

The Foreigners' Police department in Dunajská Streda.