Latvian Institute, 22.09.2014, Foreign Affairs
Latvian Institute, 22.09.2014, Economy
Latvian Institute, 22.09.2014, Culture
- Birth Rate and Number of Marriages Continues to Grow
A total of 1,880 newborns were registered in Latvia in August, which is 22 newborns more than in August 2013. The number of marriages also increases as in August 2,254 marriages were registered, which is 59 more comparing to this month in 2013.
Latvian Institute, 22.09.2014, Society
- Stupelis Becomes Vice-champion in 2014 Sidecarcross World Championship
Kaspars Stupelis together with his crew member, sidecar motocross rider Etienne Bax, finished 2nd in the 2014 Sidecarcross World Championship. This is the third year in a row, when Stupelis wins the title of vice-champion.
Latvian Institute, 22.09.2014, Sport
- Signe Baumane's "Rocks in My Pockets" Nominated for "Oscar"
Signe Baumane's full-length animated picture "Rocks in My Pockets" will be the official selection from Latvia, hoping for one of the five nominations for an Academy Award in the category: "Best Foreign Language Film".
Latvian Institute, 15.09.2014, Culture
- Health Ministry Indicate Residents' Health Improvement
According to Helath Ministry, Latvian residents' health indicators have improved in several areas. The ministry's specialists indicate that this is confirmed by progress toward the goals of the Society Health Guidelines for 2011-2017.
Latvian Institute, 15.09.2014, Society
- Angel Gurría Marks Latvia's Success in OECD Accession Talks
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) experts have praised successful cooperation with the Latvian team that was following all the necessary preconditions for the accession talks to close successfully.
Latvian Institute, 15.09.2014, Foreign Affairs
- Finance Minister Vilks Predicts Increase in Latvia's Economic Growth
Minister of Finance, Andris Vilks, believes that Latvia will remain one of the fastest growing economies in Europe.
Latvian Institute, 15.09.2014, Economy