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30 Years Ago: How A Photographer Captured The ‘Baltic Chain’ From Above

On the evening of August 23, 1989, photographer Aivars Liepins sat in his newspaper’s basement in Riga trying to decide where best to shoot the massive demonstration about to take place outside. He needed to be everywhere but had to…

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Egils Levits sworn in as President

On Monday, 8 July, at an extraordinary plenary sitting of the Saeima, Egils Levits assumed the duties of the President and took the solemn oath: “I swear that all of my work will be dedicated to the welfare of the…

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President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis commemorates victims of the Communist regime in the events in the Riga Castle, at the Freedom Monument, and in Litene

On Friday, 14 June 2019, President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis will commemorate the victims of the Communist terror across Latvia throughout the day, in the Riga Castle, at the Freedom Monument, and in Litene. When opening the events commemorating the…

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The Foreign Ministry’s Parliamentary Secretary Kalniņa-Lukaševica: Latvians worldwide contribute greatly to creating and strengthening the image of Latvia

From 3 to 5 May 2019, the Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Zanda Kalniņa-Lukaševica, took part in the 68th Annual Congress of the American Latvian Association (ALA) in Denver, U.S., and delivered an opening speech for the…

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Latvijas dalībai NATO – 15 gadi!

Pirms piecpadsmit gadiem – 29. martā – Latvija kļuva par pilntiesīgu NATO dalībvalsti, tādējādi apliecinot, ka savu nacionālo drošību un aizsardzību tā garantēs, sadarbojoties ar pārējām dalībvalstīm.   Latvijas līdzdalība NATO starptautiskajās operācijās un NATO Reaģēšanas spēkos (NRF) palīdz attīstīt…

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Latvia’s new Prime Minister announces his Cabinet

On Wednesday, 23 January, during its extraordinary sitting, the Saeima gave a vote of confidence to the new Cabinet of Ministers headed by Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš.   Addressing the Cabinet of Ministers headed by K. Kariņš, President Raimonds Vējonis…

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President Raimonds Vējonis’ Address at the Freedom Monument

Beloved nation of Latvia! Latvians near and far! I offer you sincere greetings on Latvia’s Centenary. I am truly honoured to celebrate this historic moment, this first Centenary, together with you. To celebrate with faith in our people and love…

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Pope at Mass in Latvia: Mary shows how be close to and care for others

On day 3 of his 4-day apostolic visit to the Baltic nations, Pope Francis Monday evening concluded his day-long visit to Latvia, celebrating Mass at the sanctuary of the Mother of God in Aglona.   Pope Francis delivered a homily…

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President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis emphasises the role of Latvia as a centre of excellence in logistics in the New Silk Road at the regional meeting of the World Economic Forum in China

On Wednesday, 19 September 2018, President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis participated in the World Economic Forum’s 12th Annual Meeting of the New Champions (Summer Davos) in Tianjin, People’s Republic of China. Latvia offers an excellent digital infrastructure, by developing a…

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Press Statement by H.E. President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis After the Informal Meeting of the Arraiolos Group

These two days have been rich in events and new cognitions. I am honoured that my counterparts, the Heads of State from 12 countries, visit Latvia in the year marking the centenary of its statehood. This is a historic time…

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Participação Do Presidente Da República Na 14.ª Reunião Do “Grupo De Arraiolos”

A convite do seu homólogo letão, Raimonds Vējonis, o Presidente da República participará, nos dias 13 e 14 de setembro, na décima quarta reunião de Chefes de Estado do ‘Grupo de Arraiolos’. Este encontro, que se realiza em Rundāle e…

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21 August 1991 Adoption of the Constitutional Law on the Statehood of the Republic of Latvia

With 111 votes for and 13 votes against, the Supreme Council of the Republic of Latvia adopted the Constitutional Law on the Statehood of the Republic of Latvia on 21 August 1991. It was a significant political turning point in…

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Marcelo desloca-se à Letónia em Setembro

O Presidente da República, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, desloca-se entre 12 e 14 de Setembro a Riga, na Letónia, para participar na 14.ª reunião de Chefes de Estado do Grupo de Arraiolos.   De acordo com o projecto de resolução…

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Acting State Secretary Alda Vanaga: Latvia and Portugal have good cooperation on student exchange

On 16 July 2018, the Acting State Secretary Alda Vanaga welcomed the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Portugal to Latvia, Henrique Silveira Borges, as part of his accreditation visits. The officials discussed bilateral relations between the two countries as…

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In the Song and Dance Celebration procession, the Diplomats Choir will carry a historic flag of the Latvian Envoy to the USA

On 1 July 2018, in the procession of the XXVI Latvian Song and XVI Dance Celebration, the Latvian Diplomats Choir will carry a 95-year-old historic flag passed on by the Envoy of Latvia to the United States of America –…

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Riga to welcome Honorary Consuls of Latvia from across the globe

From 2 to 4 July 2018, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) will be hosting the ninth meeting of the Honorary Consuls of Latvia with the aim of informing them about the issues high on Latvia’s foreign policy agenda, its…

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Opening of Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Latvia in Lisbon

It was a great pleasure and an honour to welcome the opening of Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Latvia in Lisbon! The fates of Latvia and Portugal intertwine in space and time! Portugal has recognized the independence of Latvia…

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Ambassador of Latvia Jānis Sīlis accredited to Portugal

On 3 April 2018, in an official ceremony, the Ambassador of Latvia Jānis Sīlis presented his letters of credence to the President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. In a conversation following the accreditation ceremony, the parties emphasised…

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