Reader feedback: Failing the smell test

The timing of the "reopening of the case" simply does not pass the "smell test". Mečiar's detractors had almost four years to resolve the question of his guilt. But with the Dzurinda government things just move so sloooooow. Now, another percentage of voters will find the judicial proceedings politically motivated and increase Mečiar's popularity by the same number. Can't his opponents just simply join on a single political ticket? After all, they have a 70%.

Fero Sulzberger Jr.

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News digest: Health care staff still lacking, president asks for amends

Slovakia is preparing to launch the nationwide testing on Saturday morning, but the government admitted they still need hundreds of health care staff. Kotleba violates quarantine and hospitals in the north are full.

The Bratislava Self-Governing Region started testing its staff on October 30.

Testing is impossible to carry out as planned, president says

President Zuzana Čaputová asked the government to reconsider measures for people who do not get tested, many will not get a chance.

President Zuzana Čaputová met with the representatives of the armed forces.

The big test is upon us. What are we to do?

For a foreigner living in Slovakia, there is yet another concern.

Health care professionals still lacking ahead of Saturday's testing

Government avoids mobilisation for now, PM offers an extra bonus to health care professionals who can serve the whole weekend.

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