Remarks to U.S. Exchange Alumni, September 24, 2020

Ambassador John Carwile September 24, 2020 University of Latvia Botanical Garden Good evening everyone. Thank you for joining us. I am glad to see so many embassy alumni and friends here tonight. I am also especially grateful that we are able to hold this event after it was postponed due to the Covid-19 restrictions earlier …

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Announcement: American Spaces Video Contest – Win an iPad

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce a series of video contests to showcase Latvia’s creativity during this period of social distancing and to highlight the best in U.S.—Latvian relations. We invite you to use creativity, imagination, and any compatible online media (video, photo, art, etc..) to produce a vision of the Riga skyline a …

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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Exchange Program Awards

Riga, June 13, 2019 – Today, Nancy Pettit, United States Ambassador to Latvia, will honor this year’s exchange program recipients for the Fulbright, Humphrey, Benjamin Franklin fellowships, and The Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (TEA), as well as the Studies of the United States Institute (SUSI), Baltic American Freedom Foundation Fellowships. Fulbright fellowships are being …

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BOOKS ARE STILL COOL! April 20, 2018.

Hello all avid readers.  Books Are Still Cool has something special for April.  American Latvian author Ināra Vērzemniece, and non-fiction creative writing assistant professor at the University of Iowa, will herself join the post read discussion via Skype.  Her book, Among the Living and the Dead, has been critically acclaimed by the New York Times …

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BOOKS ARE STILL COOL! January 31, 2018.

Books Are Still Cool has a first ever – this month’s book’s author himself will host the book discussion!!! Jon A. Logan, author of Why Me? Why Not Me!, is presently serving with the US armed forces in Latvia at Lielvārde. About the book: “Decades of poor choices, dealing with tragedy, substance abuse, professional and …

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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Exchange Program Awards

Riga, June 15, 2017 – Today, Sharon Hudson-Dean, Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy in Riga, will honor this year’s exchange program recipients for the Fulbright, Humphrey, and Benjamin Franklin fellowships, as well as the Studies of the United States Institute (SUSI), Baltic American Freedom Foundation Fellowships and Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program. Fulbright …

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