Health Alert: Latvia  Updates  Restrictions – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (March 16, 2021)   Location: Latvia   Event: Latvia Updates Restrictions.  U.S. Embassy Riga continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Latvia and in other locations worldwide.  The most current information regarding the impact of COVID-19 may be found at our  COVID Information Page .  On Friday, March 12, the Cabinet of Ministers updated …

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Message to U.S. Citizens: Upcoming Special Elections – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (March 3, 2021) Place: Latvia  Event: Upcoming Special Elections The following states have elections in the next 90 days: March 20, 2021: Louisiana Special Primary Elections in U.S. Congressional Districts 2* and 5** May 1, 2021: Texas Special Election in U.S. Congressional District 6*** Service members, …

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Health Alert: Latvia Extends State of Emergency until April 6 and Implements Stricter Travel Restrictions – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (February 5, 2021) Location: Latvia Event: Latvia Extends State of Emergency until April 6 and Implements Stricter Travel Restrictions.  U.S. Embassy Riga continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Latvia and in other locations worldwide.  The most current information regarding the impact of COVID-19 may be …

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Health Alert: Event: Latvia Extends Restrictions and Curfew Hours until February 7 – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (January 22, 2021) Location: Latvia Event: Latvia Extends Restrictions and Curfew Hours until February 7.  U.S. Embassy Riga continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Latvia and in other locations worldwide.  The most current information regarding the impact of COVID-19 may be found at our  COVID Information Page . …

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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)   Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must …

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Health Alert: Latvia Extends State of Emergency until February 7, 2021 and Announces Curfew – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (December 30, 2020)   Location: Latvia Event: Latvia Extends State of Emergency until February 7, 2021 and Announces Curfew. The U.S. Embassy Riga continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Latvia and in other locations worldwide.  The most current information regarding the impact of COVID-19 …

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Health Alert: Latvia Announces Additional Tighter Restrictions – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (December 18, 2020) Location: Latvia Event: Latvia Announces Additional Tighter Restrictions On Thursday, December 17, the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers announced additional restrictions from December 19, 2020 until January 11, 2021. The announcement stressed that anyone who is allowed to work remotely from home must do so.  For …

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Health Alert: Latvia Extends State of Emergency until January 11, 2021 and Announces Tighter Restrictions– U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (December 2, 2020) Location: Latvia Event: Latvia Extends State of Emergency until January 11, 2021 and Announces Tighter Restrictions On Tuesday, December 1, the Cabinet of Ministers announced an extension of the state of emergency until January 11, 2021 and implementation of tighter restrictions starting from December 3. …

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Health Alert: Latvia Announces State of Emergency from November 9 to December 6 – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (November 6, 2020) Location: Latvia Event: Latvia Announces State of Emergency from November 9 to December 6. On Friday, November 6, the Cabinet of Ministers announced a State of Emergency from Monday, November 9 to December 6. For the full announcement, please visit  https://mk.gov.lv/lv/aktualitates/no-9-novembra-latvija-tiek-izsludinata-arkarteja-situacija  . Some details of the announcement …

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Health Alert: Latvia Tightens COVID-19 Restrictions – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (October 28, 2020) Location: Latvia Event: Latvia Tightens COVID-19 Restrictions  On Tuesday, October 27, the Cabinet of Ministers published new restrictions to curb the rapid growth of COVID-19 in Latvia.  For the full announcement, please visit https://www.mk.gov.lv/lv/aktualitates/nosaka-stingrakus-ierobezojumus-atbilstosi-atjaunotajam-covid-19-risku-novertejumam . The changes to the restrictions are as follows: From October 30 Private event …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (October 27, 2020) Location: Riga, near the U.S. Embassy Event: The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that today, October 27, 2020 from around 12:00 to 13:30 there will be a scheduled demonstration in front of the U. S. Embassy. Actions to Take: ·           Avoid the area. ·           Avoid crowds. …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting from Overseas – Only 18 Days Until the Federal Elections, U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (October 16, 2020) Location:  Latvia Event: Voting from Overseas – Only 18 Days Until the Federal Elections Check Election Voting Deadlines:  Each state has its own deadlines for registration, ballot request, and ballot return.  Go to FVAP.gov and click on your state to see the deadlines for …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting Reminder for Americans Abroad

Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting Reminder for Americans Abroad   If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW!  Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States – but …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – Voting from Overseas, U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (August 28, 2020) Location: Latvia Event: Voting from Overseas Registering to vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia, March 16

Location: Announced gathering point and route includes, but is not limited to, Old Town Riga, specifically around the Freedom Monument and Saint Peter’s church. Event: Demonstrations expected to take place on March 16, between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. The groups intend to commemorate/protest Latvian Legionnaires’ Day. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the …

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