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  1. FCMC Registers Base Prospectus of JSC "Rietumu Banka" Bonds Offer ProgrammeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    Riga, Latvia, 2014-12-18 16:04 CET -- On 17 December, 2014, the council of Financial and Capital Market Commission allowed to register Base Prospectus of JSC "Rietumu Banka" Bonds Offer Programme, stating that within Base Prospectus JSC "Rietumu Banka" has the right to make public offerings of bonds in an amount of 200 000 000 EUR. The nominal value of one bond, volume of the each issue, price, payment terms and terms of the offer will be defined by corresponding Final Terms.


  2. Gilberto Ramirez Faces Maxim Vlasov on Rios-AlvaradoRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

    Super middleweight contender Gilberto Ramirez will fight Maxim Vlasov in a 10 round bout on January 24, Top Rank matchmaker Brad Goodman confirmed to on Wednesday night. Top Rank announced the bout on its Twitter account, but was aware talks were in place for the bout to take place on this date.


  3. Sia "Via SMS group" issues bonds for Eur 4 mio.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    As of 18 December 2014, the bonds of SIA "VIA SMS group" are listed on the Nasdaq Baltic Bond List by "Nasdaq Riga". SIA "VIA SMS group", one of Eastern Europe's leading non-bank lenders, has issued bonds for a total of EUR 4 mio.


  4. Michael Leigh Brown Passes Away at 64Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    Mike was born and raised in Atlanta, GA, the youngest son of Vernon Stockton Brown and Lina Snead Brown . He attended the University of Georgia, served in the U.S. Army at Aberdeen Proving Ground, worked at Georgia Public Television, and in 1982 married his beloved wife, Irmgarde Berzins Brown.


  5. Veras Academy youngsters scoop medals at Latvia tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Islington Gazette

    A squad of Veras Academy youngsters ended the year on a high after claiming 11 medals - five of them gold - at the Latvia International tournament. Two of the gold medals went to seven-year-old Luca Veras, in the Under-eight kumite and sumo challenge , while his brothers Luan and Liam picked up one apiece.


  6. airBaltic expands winter seasonal offering with Tatry serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

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  7. Russia's Ruble Goes for a RideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Townhall

    Reader "Luke" from Riga, Latvia emailed an amusing image he took today of exchange rates at the Latvian currency exchange "Marika". Latvia is on the Euro.


  8. Ruble Moves 25% Intraday; Bid/Ask Spread at Latvia Currency Exchange Goes Wild; Ruble a Buy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Safehaven

    Reader "Luke" from Riga, Latvia emailed an amusing image he took today of exchange rates at the Latvian currency exchange "Marika". If one looked at the open vs. the close the move was only 3.18%.


  9. Latvia Shipping Report Q4 2014 - New Market Study PublishedRead the original story

    Tuesday |

    Riga has a strong position to build on in 2014 in terms of box throughput, enhanced by robust increase in volumes over the last four years, and in terms of tonnage throughput, which demonstrated strong growth at the beginning of the year. Over the medium term, we project further throughput growth at the port of Riga and tonnage throughput growth at Ventspils, the country's second largest port in terms of the total throughput, which will try to resume recovery to its pre-downturn tonnage levels.


  10. Latvian women most active new entrepreneurs in EuropeRead the original story

    Tuesday | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Latvian women are the most active business founders in Europe, making up 10% of the total number of women in the country, however, the gap between the number of businessmen and businesswomen is still huge, according to the latest "Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2013/2014" by the Baltic International Center for Economic Policy Studies, in collaboration with the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, informs LETA.... Read more...


  11. Ambassador: "EU is ready to work with Armenia"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Al+ Armenia

    In the near future it will be clear what awaits Armenia at Riga summit, which will be held on February, 2015 in the EU under the chairmanship of Latvia. EU Delegation Head to Armenia, Ambassador Traian Hristea informed that they negotiated with Armenian partners to set the scope of cooperation.


  12. Pawel Pawlikowski's 'Ida' sweeps European Film AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Reuters

    Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski's "Ida", a drama about a young novitiate nun who discovers her parents were Jewish and perished in the Holocaust, dominated the European Film Awards on Saturday, winning five prizes, including best film, best director and people's choice. "Ida" also won the Special Presentations award at 2013 Toronto film festival.


  13. Pawlikowski's 'Ida' wins best filmRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Arab Times

    Pawel Pawlikowski's "Ida," which centers on a young Catholic nun in Poland who discovers her parents were Jewish and were murdered during the Nazi occupation, took the best film award at the 27th European Film Awards in Riga, Latvia. Eric Abraham, one of the producers of the film, dedicated the award to the people whose relatives were victims of the Holocaust, which included members of his own family.


  14. Polanda s a Idaa wins Best Film at European Film AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Warsaw Voice

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  15. Ida Wins Big At European Film AwardsRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | WENN Blog

    Polish movie Ida looks set for awards season glory after dominating the European Film Awards on Saturday night. The black and white film won the coveted European Film award at the ceremony in Riga, Latvia, and landed four other prizes for its director Pawel Pawlikowski, screenplay, and cinematography while also scooping the People's Choice Award.


  16. Pawel Pawlikowski's 'Ida' wins 'Best European Film' awardRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 |

    Pawel Pawlikowski's Polish drama 'Ida' has received the Best European Film prize at the European Film Awards in Riga, Latvia. Pawlikowski's black-and-white shot 'Ida' is a movie about a young woman who is about to take her holy orders to become a nun when she discovers she has a living relative she must visit before taking the vows and then her aunt informs her that she is in fact Jewish and the two embark on a voyage of discovery of each other and their past, the Deadline reported.


  17. Arlington Baptist falls to Houston Baptist; 99-84 in college basketball actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 |

    HBU's Caleb Crayton goes for the dunk in the Huskies' 99-84 defeat of Arlington Baptist on Saturday evening. Having a 28 point lead with 5:56 remaining in the game, the Houston Baptist University Huskies went on to down the Arlington Baptist College Patriots by the score of 99-84 at Sharp Gym in Houston on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.


  18. Hottest travel deals this week: Jamaica, Barbados and LA - or keep it cheap in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 |

    Jamaica from A 680pp: Save up to A 410pp on a seven-night all-inclusive stay at the three-star Royal Decameron Montego Beach - enjoy sun, sea, white sands and an on-site disco. Price includes flights from Manchester on January 26. Or call 01922 234415.


  19. IDA, Timothy Spall & Marion Cotillard Take Home European Film Awards; Full Winners ListRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 |

    The more than 3,000 members of the European Film Academy - filmmakers from across Europe - have voted for this year's European Film Awards.


  20. Polish 'Ida' Wins Big at European Film AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Hollywood Reporter

    Pawel Pawlikowski 's Ida , a stark black-and-white drama following a novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, has won best film at at the European Film Awards . The pair immediately struck a political note, calling for Russian president Vladimir Putin to release imprisoned director Oleg Sentsov .