News & Events

A Grant to Support Latvia’s Efforts in Preventing the Spread of HIV/AIDS

The U.S. Embassy in Latvia announces an open call for applications for small grants to support Latvia’s efforts in preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS. Beginning Tuesday, August 13, the U.S. Embassy welcomes proposals from local NGOs, academic institutions, and other non-profit organizations for projects to address HIV/AIDS prevention, early detection and treatment, improving public awareness ...
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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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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia, May 8-9, 2019

Location:  Announced gathering points and route include, but are not limited to, the Victory Park and Old Town in Riga. Event:  Large organized gatherings to commemorate Victory Day. are expected to begin on May 8  at 17:00 at the Victory Monument.  On May 9 at 8:30, a rally is scheduled to take place in front of the Saeima.  Commemorative events on May 9 are ...
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