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Treasury Sanctions Corruption and Material Support Networks

U.S. Department of the Treasury December 9, 2019 Global Magnitsky and Venezuela designations target corruption on International Anti-Corruption Day Washington – Corruption is a global problem. It undermines the abilities of governments to adequately care for their citizens; erodes the legal, moral, and ethical fabric of society; and facilitates transnational crime. Today, on International Anti-Corruption ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia  Location: Latvia, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season, there are ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Violent extremists continue to focus on locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other ...
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Anti-Corruption Day: Recognizing Latvia’s Efforts to Fight Money Laundering

Ambassador John L. Carwile December 4, 2019 Since my arrival in November as the United States Ambassador, Latvians have proven to be welcoming, gracious, and committed partners of the United States. Next week, we commemorate International Anti-Corruption Day, and what better way to mark the day than to review Latvia’s progress over the past year. ...
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We are holding an Auction!

U.S. Embassy Riga announces an online auction sale of computers, furniture, vehicle(s), TVs, and other equipment. Auction starts on December 13, 2019, 10:00 Riga time, and lasts until December 16, 2019, 12:00 Riga time. All the items being auctioned are sold exclusively via the Embassy’s auction website.  You can find all the necessary information about ...
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BOOKS ARE STILL COOL!

Hello all avid readers. Looking for a good post Halloween read as the days get darker and colder from America’s most prolific scary story teller – Stephen King. His latest book, The Institute, is out and we have 8 copies to hand out to social media followers, and an opportunity to discuss the book with ...
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