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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: Travel Restrictions for travelers present in certain African countries – U. S. Embassy in Riga, Latvia

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy in Riga, Latvia (December 2, 2021) Location: Latvia Event: On November 26, the White House announced a travel restriction for certain travelers physically present within the Republic of Botswana, the Kingdom of Eswatini, the Kingdom of Lesotho, the Republic of Malawi, the Republic of Mozambique, the Republic of Namibia, the Republic ...
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United States European Command Donates Medical Equipment to State Emergency Medical Service to Support Latvia During COVID-19 Crisis

On Tuesday, November 16, U.S. Ambassador John Carwile presented the Latvian State Emergency Medical Service with eight mobile mechanical lung ventilators. The U.S. Embassy Office of Defense Cooperation worked with the Latvian Ministry of Health and State Emergency Medical Service (SEMS) to implement the project. The donation, totaling $216,000, was funded by the U.S. European ...
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Health Alert: Latvia Ends Lockdown and Eases Restrictions for Vaccinated or Recovered from COVID-19 Individuals – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (November 15, 2021) Location: Latvia Event:  Latvia Ends Lockdown and Eases Restrictions for Vaccinated or Recovered from COVID-19 Individuals.  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 ...
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Health Alert: Global Air Travel Policy to U.S. from November 8, 2021

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (November 2, 2021)   Location: Worldwide Event: On October 25, President Biden announced the United States will adopt a global air travel policy.  This policy prioritizes public health, protecting U.S. citizens and residents as well as those who come to visit us.  Effective November 8 all non-citizen, nonimmigrant (not a U.S. citizen, U.S. ...
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