Politics

Are the Czechs Eurosceptic? No, it’s only appearance

Luigi Offeddu, correspondent in Brussels for the “Corriere della Sera”, expresses his views to Progetto Republica Ceca on the semester of the Czech presidency “Let’s not be deceived by appearances: the Czech Lion has earned entry into the European savannah and, has no intention...

Fight without quarter against drug

„The so-called soft drugs destroy the brain and young people should be aware of that“ so affirms Jiri Komorous, deputy minister of the Interiors, a super policeman who’s also a champion of the fight against drug trade Mr. Komorous, you are told to be...

Europe’s future passes through Prague

The Lisbon Treaty is now expecting an important “yes” from one of its most bitter enemies, the Czech president, Vaclav Klaus. The EU Czech presidency, which is just finished, has curbed the amount of Euroskepticism among the population. Numerous European citizens, including the Czech...

No hurry for the Euro in Prague

The International Monetary fund advocates fast-track adoption of the Euro in Eastern Europe At the beginning of April, the Financial Times (FT) cited a confidential report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) calling for the relaxation of the terms foreseen by the Maastricht agreement,...

Statistician Jan Fischer to be appointed premier

By the first decade of May, Mirek Topolanek’s Government, which had to face a vote of no confidence at the end of March, will definitively pass the baton on to a new technical and provisional executive guided by Jan Fisher himself. It was actually...

A Lesson in Diplomacy by the Instigator of the Velvet Revolution

Ex-President Václav Havel remains the landmark for the new Czech political class and for leading world figures. He symbolises the struggle for human rights and the fight for freedom Before leaving Prague during his European visit, President Obama met the former Czech President Heads...