Reader feedback: Remembering the homeland

Re: Books: The best cultural ambassadors, By Zuzana Habšudová, Vol 8, No 43, Nov 11 to 17

Among the interesting and important information contained in this article there is another clear example of the contribution immigrants and refugees make to their new chosen homeland. The enormous benefits now extend back to Slovakia as well. America is lucky that [publisher] Mr Bolchazy ended up there. And so is Slovakia.

Don Merritt

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

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