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    Obama Wields Executive Power to Improve U.S. Immigration System

    In a November 20 televised address to the American people, President Obama laid out his plan to improve border security and enforce current immigration law more effectively within the scope of his executive authority, declaring his unwillingness to leave “this broken system the way it is.”

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    Recapturing Growth in Ebola-Stricken West Africa

    Unlike a civil war or natural disaster, an epidemic does not destroy property. But it sharply increases the cost of doing business, with powerful effects on employment and investment.

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    U.S. Launches Online Science, Tech Community at Business Summit

    Marrakech, Morocco — The United States, in partnership with private and nongovernmental organizations, launched a worldwide online science and technology community November 20 at the fifth Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Marrakech, Morocco.


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    November’s Message is also for Ukraine

    Ambassador Sedgwick: "Today, Slovakia’s neighbors in Ukraine are ready to follow the same European course Slovakia has charted, to take responsibility for the future of Ukraine out of the hands of the corrupt or the oppressive and..." 

  • Branford Marsalis at Slovenský rozhlas (Photo by Rudolf Baranovič)
    Ambassador Sedgwick Celebrated the Velvet Revolution at Branford Marsalis Concert

    The US Embassy supported the concert of award winning American musician Branford Marsalis and his quartet. 

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    International Day of Romani Language

    On November 5, the International Day of Romani Language, the InfoUSA Center in Bratislava at the University Library organized an event celebrating the 75th birthday of renowned Slovak-Roma poet and promoter of Roma Language Dezider Banga, and... 

  • Ambassador Sedgwick with Slovak President Andrej Kiska (Embassy photo)
    Connecting Slovakia and Silicon Valley

    I was very fortunate to be included in President Kiska’s recent trip to the U.S. His main purpose, in addition to giving his speech at the United Nations, was to find opportunities to encourage entrepreneurship and startups in Slovakia and increased ties between our two countries. 

  • Slovak soldiers from ISAF mission
    Slovak soldiers from ISAF mission

    Defense Minister Glvac, members of the Slovak General Staff and Ambassador Sedgwick in Topolcany welcomed home 256 Slovak soldiers who have been serving with great distinction in Afghanistan. 

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