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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 16 September 2021 *** Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in ...
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Ambassador Carwile’s Remarks at 9/11 20th Anniversary Commemoration at Washington Square

Ambassador John Carwile Saturday, September 11, 2021, 15:32, Three Minutes Foreign Minister Rinkēvičs, Defense Minister Pabriks, Mayor Staķis, and honored guests. On behalf of the United States of America, I would like to express our gratitude for your presence at this twentieth anniversary commemoration of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Twenty years ago on this ...
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Demonstration Alert: A protest against mandatory vaccination legislation in Latvia – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Demonstration Alert – Riga, Latvia, August 18, 2021 at 20:00 Event:  A protest against mandatory vaccination legislation in Latvia. Location: The protest is scheduled to begin at the Presidental Palace, proceed to the Saeima and then to the Freedom Monument, finishing at the Cabinet of Ministers Building. Actions to Take: Exercise caution if in the vicinity of ...
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Joint Statement on Baltic Pride

August 6, 2021 The United States Embassies in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania are proud to celebrate Baltic Pride 2021 with LGBTQI+ communities across the region.  Pride is about equality, respect, justice, courage, and above all, love.  It is a time to celebrate, but also a time to recommit ourselves to building a safer, more inclusive ...
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U.S. Embassy Riga Brings “My America” Exhibit to Liepāja

Riga, July 6, 2021 – The United States Embassy in Riga is proud to support the photography exhibit “My America,” a retrospective of U.S. culture and life by noted photographer and writer Gordon F. Sander. Mr. Sander and U.S. Embassy Cultural Attaché Rebecca Satterfield will participate in the exhibition opening on Wednesday, July 7 at ...
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