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Social media contest to win invites for a concert of U.S. musician Clark Beckham

Official Trivia Contest Rules Social media contest to win invites for a concert of U.S. musician Clark Beckham at the Rīgas Ritmi Festival. Contest Sponsors «Social media contest to win invites for a U.S. musician Clark Beckham at the Rīgas Ritmi Festival » is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, «Embassy Riga, Latvia» and Rīgas ...
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U.S. Embassy-supported exhibition opens in Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

Riga, June 10, 2022 – U.S. Ambassador to Latvia John Carwile took part in the opening event for a new U.S. Embassy-supported exhibition at the Latvian Museum of Occupation: “The USA: A Safe Haven when the Homeland is Occupied, 1940-1991.” The exhibition is part of the Embassy’s celebration of the 100th anniversary of U.S.-Latvia diplomatic ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 12 June, 2022 ***  As of 12:01 a.m. EDT June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons aged two and above to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded.  Starting at 12:01 a.m. EDT on June ...
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U.S. Embassy Raises Rainbow Flag on May 17 for International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

Riga, May 17, 2022 – To mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOTB), the U.S. Embassy in Riga raised the rainbow flag today. Representatives from the Saeima, diplomatic community, and Latvian civil society joined Ambassador Carwile for the flag-raising ceremony. “I am proud to continue the Embassy’s tradition of gathering allies and ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: June 1, 2022 Open House For American Citizens – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

June 1 Open House For American Citizens   The U.S. Embassy invites U.S. citizens resident in or traveling to Latvia to an open house with the U.S. Embassy. Please join us in-person or virtually from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1. Embassy staff will also be available to discuss life, work, and travel in Latvia, ...
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