Karel Janeček's petition appeals to Czech senators to open negotiations and ultimately to impeach President Václav Klaus for comitting high treason in connection with his January amnesty. Marc S.
With the death of Geraldine Mucha on Friday 12 October 2012, one of our links to the old world of Prague has passed.
Prague, May 4, 2011 – French Canada’s separatist ambitions are dead – at least for now.
Victoria, British Columbia, Aug 23, 2011 – The Leader of Canada’s Official Opposition, Jack Layton, has died at 61.
I was on my way to Vitkov, the birthplace of Jan Zajic, to participate in a ceremony honoring him. Zajic was one of the students – Jan Palach is the better known – who immolated himself to protest the August 1968 Soviet/Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia.
Prague, Feb 21, 2011 – “Marc,” Boris Pankin bellowed at me as I turned around on one of Prague's side streets. “Yes, Mr. Ambassador,” I responded, walking towards him. “Valentina says you have sympathetic eyes. We are happy to join you for dinner.”