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U.S. and Latvian Officials to Commemorate Completion of Renovation Project at State Fire and Rescue Service’s 2nd Division in Daugavpils

Riga, January 18, 2022 – U.S. Ambassador John Carwile, Minister of Interior Marija Golubeva, Chair of Daugavpils City Council Andrejs Elksniņš, and Chief of State Fire and Rescue Service General Oskars Āboliņš will participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate completion of the 16th fire station renovation project between the U.S. government and the Latvian ...
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Notice of Funding Opportunity for Alumni of U.S. Government Programs

U.S. Department of State U.S. Embassy Riga The Embassy of the United States in Riga, Latvia announces an open competition for past participants (“alumni”) of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to submit applications to the 2022 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2022). We seek proposals from teams of at least two alumni that ...
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Health Alert: Implementation of a one day COVID-19 testing requirement for travelers coming to the United States

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (4 December 2021)   Location: Latvia, countrywide   Event:  On December 6, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will implement a one-day COVID-19 testing requirement for travelers over age two coming to the United States.  Regardless of vaccination status or nationality, any individual coming to the United States must show a negative pre-departure COVID-19 viral test taken the day before they board their flight ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 4 December 2021 ***  Effective December 6, 2021, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older, regardless of vaccination status or citizenship, must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within one calendar day of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care ...
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