Venezuela – Question & Answer – Excerpt from the press release (09.01.20)

P: Does France still consider Juan Guaidó the legitimate president of Venezuela? What is your position regarding what happened on January 5 in the Venezuelan parliament? R: France celebrates the re-election of Juan Guaidó as president of the National Assembly of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on January 5. Consequently, for France he continues to … Read more

FBI Director: Russian Disinformation Targeting Biden | NOW

Russia is again interfering in the US presidential election. The country is mainly spreading “disinformation” aimed at Democratic candidate Joe Biden. That said FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday during his testimony before a committee before the US House of Representatives. His main concern, however, is the “steady stream of disinformation,” which Wray fears could … Read more

In August, the number of Covid-19 patients infected abroad increased. Which countries import the virus most often?

The SPKC reports that an increase in the number of Covid-19 patients infected abroad was also observed in August. Of the total number of Covid-19 cases registered in Latvia in August, 34% are related to infection abroad. Ukraine is followed by Great Britain with a share of 14%. Meanwhile, 10% have been infected in Russia, … Read more

Eight builders’ associations want to take part in the implementation of the Rail Baltica project

Kaspars Vingris, Chairman of the Board of the European Railway Line: “The combination of the expertise of local and foreign builders will benefit the project. There is intense competition for the right to build this extended section of Rail Baltica. As a customer, we will be able to choose the best offer in terms of … Read more

Head of the Association: Latvia has become an English “second hand” waste warehouse

Everything new is a well-forgotten old one, not a single Latvian resident intends to open the door of their closet, take a closer look and find clothes that they have not worn for years. Unlike the population, Latvian clothing manufacturers do not bend under the order of surplus textiles. In the operation of Latvian manufacturing … Read more

Ex-manager ‘Hotel Rwanda’ officially charged with terrorism | NOW

Paul Rusesabagina, the former hotel manager on whose actions the Hollywood film Hotel Rwanda was officially charged with terrorism and other crimes in Rwanda on Monday. However, he declined to respond to the total of thirteen charges, which are denied by his lawyers. In addition to terrorism, Rusesabagina is also suspected of complicity in murder … Read more

For the first time, Latvia has a full set of medals at the International Economic Olympiad

Emīls Krasts, a student of Valmiera Pārgauja State Gymnasium, won a gold medal at this year’s International Economic Olympiad, Edvards Gaters and Kristofers Kārlis Krūmiņš, students of Riga State 1st Gymnasium, and Daniels Stabulis, a student of RTU Secondary School of Engineering, won silver medals. Roberts Oskars Vītiņš, a student of the Riga State 1st … Read more

Coronavirus spread in Europe: Austrians and British tighten measures

A sad record was set on Saturday in the Austrian capital. 444 patients had a positive test for coronavirus there, the most since the beginning of the epidemic. They recorded only 149 cases in Vienna on Sunday, yet country leader Sebastian Kurz pointed out that Austria was on the verge of a second wave of … Read more

Greek Prime Minister promises new permanent migrant shelter on Lesvos | NOW

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Sunday promised the country will build a new permanent migrant reception center on Lesvos. Last week, the overcrowded Moria migrant camp on the island burned down. The fires in Moria left nearly 13,000 migrants without shelter. The chaotic camp was already experiencing what aid agencies have called “inhumane” conditions. … Read more

The Czechs are the worst off in the surrounding countries! They have limited access to 17 countries

Eight times more infected in the last week than Germany, six times more than Poland – the Czechia is by far the worst of the neighboring countries. Poland is doing best with 15 new infections per million population per day, and Germany is doing very well. Austria is closest to the Czech Republic with 112 … Read more