Monthly Archives: July 2012

INTERVIEW: Tiring of corruption in the Czech Republic

Business New Europe Slovak businessman Andrej Babis has a bit of a melancholy air about him. He’s casually dressed in a nice-looking suit, but there’s a weariness that shouldn’t be there at 9:00am. Granted, he’s already had at least one business meeting that morning, but one gets the impression the state of the Czech Republic… Read more »

UN condemns ‘baby boxes’ across Europe

Christian Science Monitor The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child is pushing to abolish baby ‘boxes’ where mothers can legally abandon unwanted babies. Social workers argue otherwise. In numerous European countries, baby hatches or “boxes” allow mothers to safely and anonymously abandon unwanted newborns. But now, the UN Committee on the Rights of… Read more »