Representative Steny Hoyer reflects on the U.S. Helsinki Commission’s historic visit to Latvia in February 1991

Thirty years ago I was honored to lead a Congressional delegation to Latvia and other Baltic states in a moment of uncertainty and peril for democracy and self-determination. In Riga I saw firsthand the yearning for freedom after decades of Soviet occupation and communist rule. I was proud to bring the well wishes of the …

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New U.S. Ambassador-Designate to Latvia Arrived Friday, November 1

Riga, November 1, 2019. – The new U.S. Ambassador-designate to Latvia, John L. Carwile, arrived in Riga on November 1.  He will begin his official duties after presenting his credentials to the President of Latvia, Egils Levits, on November 5. President Donald J. Trump nominated John L. Carwile to be Ambassador to Latvia on May …

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