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Launch of Latvian-American Innovation Award

Riga, May 8, 2018 – The United States Embassy in Riga, along with the Baltic-American Freedom Foundation (BAFF) and the American Chamber of Commerce in Latvia (AmCham) have established the Latvian-American Innovation Award. The Innovation Award partnership also includes TechHub Riga and the Latvian StartUp Association. As an effort to promote entrepreneurship, research-driven innovation, and ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Riga, Latvia May 7, 2018

Location: All of Latvia Event: The U.S. government remains concerned that terrorists are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children.  Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics, such as violent assaults and kidnappings.  In the past they have used knives, guns and vehicles as ramming devices.  They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation ...
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U.S. Embassy Riga and Adelīna Darviņa to open photo exhibition “From Coast to Coast – U.S. National Parks” in Preiļi

Rīga, 03/23/2018 – The United States Embassy in Latvia is proud to announce the opening of the “From Coast to Coast – U.S. National Parks” photo exhibition by Latvian photographer Adelīna Darviņa at the Preiļi Library, Kārsavas street 4, Preiļi, on Tuesday, April 10 at 12:00 a.m. Photographer Adelīna Darviņa and U.S. Embassy Riga Assistant ...
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U.S. Passport Execution Fee Increase Effective April 2, 2018

Riga, March 20, 2018 – The Department of State recently announced an increase to the passport execution fee for American citizens.  The passport execution fee will increase to $35 starting on April 2, 2018.  This rule increases the fee $10 from the previous $25 fee.  The $10 execution fee increase only applies to U.S. passport ...
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