Politics

Havel: “Dialogue and integration against social alienation ”

“The danger for Europe is creeping extremism which is crossing the continent ” declares Vaclav Havel, in an interview that he gave us the day before the Gypsy awards event The ex president of the Czech Republic and hero of the Velvet revolution, always...

Backroom deal in Prague

Large protests in Prague against the new mayor and Bohuslav Svoboda against the alliance between oDS and CSSD Prague is par excellence, the city of abrupt removal from office, but it was still quite unusual to see how the new mayor – Bohuslav Svoboda,...

„Italy, my love“

Interview to the President of the Chamber of Deputies of Czech Republic, Miroslava Němcová, on the day after his visit in Rome leading a delegation of the Czech Parliament. „Our trip has been important especially because we had the possibility to discuss common interests...

Temelin, the race of giants

The Czech Republic is preparing a lucrative tender for the completion of the nuclear power plant Temelin, near the Austrian border. Three firms have expressed interest: Westinghouse, Atomstroyexport and Areva. The tender for the expansion of the Temelin nuclear power station has been suspended,...

The hot autumn after the crisis

From Seoul to Brussels, the G20 and EU solutions on future rules. What about Prague? Once again, 2 years after the crisis, we talk about exit strategy. There have been discussions in Seoul, at the G20 meeting, in Brussels and at the European Council...

“I a tigress premier? I know how to command respect”

Interview with Iveta Radicova, first woman as head of government in a post-communist Central European country. “We have shown that even small States can express their own views and uphold them against the great European political powers. Slovakia in Brussels is an interlocutor of...

The Czech Republic and Slovakia: different twins

Just one visit from 1993 to 1997, but in 17 years, well over 100 hundred agreements between the two states. Two twins grown up together through adolescence who, side by side, learnt to walk and then separated during the most important part of their...

Social = Communism. A difficult equation to solve

The Czech philosopher Vaclav Belohradsky rejects the success of the Top 09 and Public Affairs: but the Social Democracy party will not recover consensus so soon Those who were hoping to see the downfall – just as the phenomenon of the new Czech parties...

SOS Corruption

Sensational initiative by the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic (AmCham), which called for a quick law reform on public tenders. “Corruption may be banished only when society – including the business community – demands it. ” said Weston Stacey, director of...

Prague’s silence is not appreciated by Brussels

The Eu Commission has asked for an explanation over the purchase of the new transport planes by the Czech Air Force “My objective is to restore to the Czech Armed Forces, the prestige which had been ruined by a series of scandals and suspicious...