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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 18 September 2020 Country-Specific Information: The Department of State has issued a  Level 3 Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel to Latvia due to the global impact of COVID-19.  Availability of services in Latvia is good, with grocery stores, shopping centers, schools, universities, restaurants, and leisure/athletic facilities open.  Public events are  limited .  Regular flights are ...
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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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United States European Command, U.S. Embassy, and Latvian Ministry of Defense Collaborate to Maintain Latvia’s COVID-19 Readiness

On Monday, July 27, U.S. Ambassador John Carwile will presented 2,800 face shields and 38,600 pairs of non-sterile disposable gloves worth $30,000 to Defense Minister Artis Pabriks, who will accept the donation on behalf of the Latvian government. The gloves and face shields will be used by various government institutions whose employees have frequent and ...
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