Michelin, the leading mobility company, on Thursday unveiled its inaugural selection of restaurants for The Michelin Guide Latvia, the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia reports.
President of Latvia Edgars Rinkēvičs on 19-20 November paid a working visit to Israel, where he met with President of Israel Isaac Herzog, family members of captured civilians, as well as Latvian nationals living in Israel, the presidency said.
Lithuanian border guards prevented 45 irregular migrants from accessing the country via Belarus in the last three days.
In October 2023, actual unemployment rate in Latvia was 6.3%, and it has not changed over the month Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) estimates show. Over the year actual unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage points.
Latvia adopted the same-sex partnership law on 9 November, but leader of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LVŽS) Ramūnas Karbauskis warns Lithuania not to follow the neighbouring country’s example. He fears that now LGBT couples in Latvia will strive for family status and child adoption.
On 30 October-5 November, compared with the previous week, wholesale electricity prices in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia dropped by 55% to EUR 58.26/MWh.
On 23-29 October, compared with the previous week, electricity price in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia rose by 49% to EUR 130.85/MWh.
Lithuania’s Chief of Defence General Valdemaras Rupšys is taking part in a two-day meeting of the Baltic Chiefs of Defence in Riga, Latvia, the army said in a press release.
Results of the Adult Education Survey (AES) compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) show that Latvian is mother tongue1 for more than a half (64.3%) of population aged 18–69.
Lithuania and Latvia were among the top three wine exporters to Russia in January-August this year, business news website Verslo žinios reports.
On 19 October, President of Latvia Edgars Rinkēvičs met with Minister of Culture Agnese Logina at Riga Castle to discuss the priorities of the Minister of Culture, in particular the current situation with the development of the Latvian Media Policy Guidelines for 2023-2027 and support for Latvian re...
Latvia’s new Foreign Minister Krišjānis Kariņš says Russians who are not Latvian citizens could still live in the country if they learn basic Latvian.
The construction of Europe’s largest Subaru car centre has begun in Riga, with BluOr Bank’s financing in the amount of EUR 2.14 million, SIA AD REM Auto said in a press release.
The information at the disposal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia indicates that the Russian Federation (RF) may have taken actions within the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) to target present and former Latvian officials who have participated in taking decisions aimed at condemn...
Latvia’s Defence Ministry has begun an investigation into the loss of contact with a drone on the Latvian-Russian border, reports dpa news agency.
Russian citizens who applied but failed to pass the official Latvian language examination or did not take it for justified reasons may obtain a residence permit for a term of up to two years, according to the amendments to the Immigration Law adopted by the Saeima in the second and final reading on ...
Ukrainian journalist Olga Konsevych who was forced to leave Kyiv because of the illegal Russian invasion of Ukraine believes that dialogue between Ukrainians and Russians is impossible now as the war is ongoing. “As long as the enemy is causing us such damage, taking our lives, we cannot talk to the...
Latvia’s parliamentary commission has decided not to lower the age limit for Russian citizens who have to pass the Latvian language exam in order to keep their residence permit, delfi.lv reports.
On 11 September, President Edgars Rinkēvičs met with the European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reyenders to discuss Russia’s responsibility for the crimes committed against Ukraine, as well as the priorities of the Latvian presidency of the Council of Europe. The meeting took place in the margins...