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U.S. Embassy Riga Brings Gordon Sander’s “My America 2” Photography Exhibit to Riga

Riga, September 18, 2019 – The United States Embassy in Riga is proud to support the photography exhibit “My America 2,” a retrospective of U.S. culture and life by noted photographer and writer Gordon F. Sander. U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Paul Poletes will participate in the exhibition opening. The exhibit will be on display in ...
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U.S. Embassy Nominates Brigita Dreiže as Trafficking in Persons Hero

Riga, September 5, 2019 – U.S. Chargé d’Affaires to Latvia Paul Poletes hosted a lunch on September 5 in honor of Ms. Brigita Dreiže of the anti-trafficking working group in Liepāja. During the lunch, Chargé Poletes presented a certificate to Ms. Dreiže in honor of her nomination for the 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report Hero ...
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Remarks at the July 4 Independence Day Reception

Ambassador Nancy Bikoff Pettit June 26, 2019 Good afternoon ministers and excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to the United States Embassy’s celebration of America’s 243rd Independence Day. We are honored by your presence here today. In the hourglass of history, 243 years may seem like a brief moment in time, but as we ...
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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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