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“They will not stop drinking. We have raised the excise tax on beer and hard liquor any number of times and people are still drinking.”

“They will not stop drinking. We have raised the excise tax on beer and hard liquor any number of times and people are still drinking.”

Agriculture Minister Ľubomír Jahnátek comments on plans to increase the tax on wine.

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Human trafficking also concerns Slovaks. They are mostly sold to the UK Photo

The focus has recently been shifting from women to men. They are sold into forced work, to carry out jobs nobody else wants to do.

Slovaks are mostly trafficked to Austria and Germany for forced begging.

Travelling to the USA by plane is extremely cheap

The low prices are impacted mostly by cheap oil and big competition in the market.

Midtown Manhattan, New York City

Writer Patrick Ness will meet readers in Bratislava today

Acclaimed author and screenwriter of the recently adapted novel A Monster Calls arrives in Bratislava to introduce his book More than this.

Patrick Ness

Investigator: We have cases where parents have sold their own daughters for sex Photo

The price of a human when trafficked on the black market is between €3,500 and €20,000.

Adrián Begáň