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Security Alert – Worldwide Caution, October 19, 2023

Security Alert – Worldwide Caution, October 19, 2023 Location: Worldwide Caution Event: Due to increased tensions in various locations around the world, the potential for terrorist attacks, demonstrations or violent actions against U.S. citizens and interests, the Department of State advises U.S. citizens overseas to exercise increased caution. U.S. citizens should: Stay alert in locations frequented ... Read More»

U.S. Department of State allocates $1.86 million to Latvian NGOs and international organizations to assist Ukrainian refugees in Latvia

Riga, August 25, 2023 – The U.S. Department of State has allocated $1.86 million to six non-governmental organizations and three international organizations in Latvia for programs to assist Ukrainian refugees in Latvia, the U.S. Embassy in Riga announced. This represents the largest U.S. government contribution to support Ukrainian refugees in Latvia. The funding will support ... Read More»

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Christopher Robinson 247th Independence Day Celebration

  Ambassador Christopher Robinson Thursday, June 29, 2023 U.S. Embassy in Latvia Dārgie draugi, laipni lūdzam! Paldies, ka atnācāt, lai kopā ar mums nosvinētu mūsu Neatkarības dienu!  [Dear friends, welcome!  Thank you for coming to celebrate our Independence Day with us!] Good afternoon ministers and excellencies, distinguished guests, friends.  Donka and I are honored to ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – A Protest on May 27, 2023, U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia, May 26, 2023 Location:  At and around Freedom Monument in Riga. Event:  A protest against the Government of Latvia will take place tomorrow, May 27, 2023 at and around Freedom Monument, and will begin at 15:00. It is planned to last until 17:00. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstrations Exercise caution if ... Read More»

Ambassador Christopher Robinson’s Address to Saeima Energy Forum

Saeima Energy Forum As prepared for delivery Riga, 22 May 2023 Thank you Chairman Kulbergs for the invitation to participate in this important discussion on the development of a sustainable energy strategy. Thank you, Minister Čudars and State Secretary Kurevska for providing this comprehensive overview on Latvia’s current energy situation. I commend the Saeima for ... Read More»