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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 16 April 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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United States European Command Donates Medical Equipment to State Emergency Medical Service to Support Latvia During COVID-19 crisis

On Friday, March 19, U.S. Ambassador John Carwile presented the Latvian government with two single-patient isolation and transport systems. Minister of Health Daniels Pavļuts accepted the donation on behalf of the Latvian government. The U.S. Embassy Office of Defense Cooperation worked with the Latvian Ministry of Health and State Emergency Medical Service (SEMS) to implement ...
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Health Alert: Latvia  Updates  Restrictions – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (March 16, 2021)   Location: Latvia   Event: Latvia Updates Restrictions.  U.S. Embassy Riga continues to monitor the rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19 in Latvia and in other locations worldwide.  The most current information regarding the impact of COVID-19 may be found at our  COVID Information Page .  On Friday, March 12, the Cabinet of Ministers updated ...
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SelectUSA Investment Summit 2021

Join the virtual Latvian Delegation June, 7-11 2021 Industry-Specific Road Trips To Every Virtual Corner Of The U.S. Investor’s Academy SelectUSA Tech The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the highest-profile FDI-event hosted by the U.S. Government for qualified international companies from all industries and sizes considering establishing or expanding in the United States. The Summit brings ...
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Representative Steny Hoyer reflects on the U.S. Helsinki Commission’s historic visit to Latvia in February 1991

Thirty years ago I was honored to lead a Congressional delegation to Latvia and other Baltic states in a moment of uncertainty and peril for democracy and self-determination. In Riga I saw firsthand the yearning for freedom after decades of Soviet occupation and communist rule. I was proud to bring the well wishes of the ...
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