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

In July, the number of guests from Lithuania, Estonia and Finland increased significantly

In July 2020, 298.9 thousand people were served in Latvian tourist accommodation. foreign and domestic visitors, which is by 25.3% less than in July 2019, according to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB). Guests spent 545 thousand in tourist accommodation. nights, which is 30.5% less than in July last year. With the end … 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

Škkēvics confirms that a new owner has appeared in “Radio SWH”

He said that it happens in any business and also in the media sector, so Radio SWH will be the new third co-owner, but the other two shareholders will not change. Asked whether changes are expected in the company’s operations, Šipkēvics replied that nothing changes at the management level and the board continues to work … Read more

Invites to a concert dedicated to Latvia’s birthday – folk song program “Sons of God. Daughters of the Sun”

The concert cycle “with a tribute to their country and playful ease in music” has been going on for twelve years now, and this year’s holiday concert will meet listeners for the first time on November 6 at the Ogre Culture Center. “The chosen theme is not accidental,” admits Aigars Dinsbergs, producer of the concert … Read more

Traffic organization changes will be made on the Tallinn highway section

In the section of the Tallinn highway from the two-level intersection with the Vidzeme highway to the parking lot at Lake Pulksteņezers (0.00-13.85 km), the number of road traffic accidents (RTAs) is increasing every year, and last year there were 42 such cases. Of the five people killed there, four have died in frontal collisions. … Read more

Kalniete: In the Garden of Fate, we honor people without whom the Latvian state would not exist

Opening of a memorial site for the deputies of the Supreme Council in the Garden of Fate +21 See more Velta Chebotarenoka, societies “4. May Declaration Club ”President, former member of the Supreme Council: “The Garden of Destiny is a garden of souls and our place of remembrance is located here between two paths – … Read more

Equestrian Penele has the second place in the “Grand Prix” route of the PK Riga stage

Equestrian obstacle course competition, which has been awarded the CSI2 * -W / CSIYH1 * category, is the most important event of the year in Latvian equestrian sports, and it has been held for 28 years. The “World Prix” stage of the Riga World Cup is taking place in “Kleistos” +23 See more On Sunday, … Read more