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  1. Grindeks to distribute EUR 9 mln in dividendsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Latvian pharmaceutical concern Grindeks made a decision during an extraordinary shareholders meeting today to distribute EUR 9 million in dividends from the company's 2013 profit, according to a report submitted to the Nasdaq Riga Stock Exchange, cites LETA.... Read more...


  2. Usakovs compares situation in Latvia with Soviet-era stagnationRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Addressing the Harmony party congress on December 20th, Riga mayor and the party's chairman Nils Usakovs compared the current situation in Latvia with Soviet-era stagnation, reports LETA.... Read more...


  3. Laura McLean's From the Ground Up - The evolution of a Christmas traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    You haven't heard it because it's my own creation, a cross between the ballad "Greensleeves" and Elvis Presley's "Blue Christmas," substituting "blue" with "green." Before Bing Crosby infused our heads with visions of whiteness, the color of Christmas was green.


  4. Despite economy, Putin rides wave of popularityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Washington Post

    A year ago, most Ukrainians didn't want to join NATO. U.S. tanks weren't doing training exercises near the Russian border.


  5. Where Travel Writers Want to Go in 2015: Part 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Jaunted

    As 2014 quickly comes to a close, there's no better time than now to think through exactly where we want the next 12 months to take us. Forget trend pieces trumpeting generic destination hotspots; over the next week, we'll share with you where our own Jaunted contributors personally want to go in 2015 .


  6. Situation in fish processing industry tense due to sliding Russian rubleRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The situation in the fish processing industry is tense at the moment as a result of the tumbling Russian ruble, yet there is still hope as companies are more or less successfully expanding into new markets, thus the industry is expecting improvements in the coming couple of months, as Andris Bite, a representative of the Union of Latvian Fish Processing Industry and a co-owner of Karavela fish cannery, said commenting on the information about 400 employees being laid off at Ventspils zivju konservu kombinats , cites LETA.... Read more...


  7. Trotter tradedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Brandon Sun

    Trotter was traded by Medvescak Zagreb in Croatia to Latvian club Dinamo Riga for a fourth-round pick in the 2015 KHL draft. Trotter, 27, had one goal, five assists and 41 penalty minutes in 16 games with Medvescak this season.


  8. 'The Lesson' ('Izlaiduma gads'): Riga ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Hollywood Reporter

    A female schoolteacher begins an ill-starred affair with one of her male students in this contemporary drama from the small Baltic state of Latvia. The first narrative feature by prize-winning documentary maker Andris Gauja is clearly limited in budget, but it is also an impressively mature character study with commendably global ambitions, including scenes shot in France and Russia.


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

    Thursday Dec 18 | 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.


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

    Thursday Dec 18 | 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.


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

    Thursday Dec 18 | 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.


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

    Wednesday Dec 17 |

    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.


  13. 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.


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

    Wednesday Dec 17 |

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

    Tuesday Dec 16 | 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.


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

    Tuesday Dec 16 | 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%.


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

    Tuesday Dec 16 |

    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.


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

    Tuesday Dec 16 | 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...


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

    Tuesday Dec 16 | 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.


  20. 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.