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Health Alert: Latvia Declares State of Emergency until January 11, 2022 and Introduces Strict Lockdown until November 14, 2021.

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (October 21, 2021)     Location: Latvia  Event: Latvia Declares State of Emergency until January 11, 2022 and Introduces Strict Lockdown until November 14, 2021.  The 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 ...
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Ambassador John Carwile’s Remarks at the Celebration of 30th Anniversary of the Reopening of the U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Latvia

Ambassador John Carwile National Art Museum October 7, 2021 7:00 p.m. Good evening, friends! Thank you, Zinta, for your words of friendship, and I thank the American Chamber of Commerce for your enduring partnership—for tonight’s event, and so many others over the years. We have come a long way since my predecessor Ints Siliņš and ...
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U.S. and Latvian Officials Commemorate Completion of Renovation Project at State Emergency Medical Service’s Kandava Medical Warehouse

U.S. Ambassador John Carwile, Chairman of Kandava and Parish Union Jānis Mazitāns, representatives of State Emergency Medical Service (SEMS), representatives of U.S. European Command and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate completion of the cooperation project between the U.S. and the Latvian State Emergency Medical Service (SEMS) on Wednesday, ...
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Ambassador Carwile’s Remarks at 9/11 20th Anniversary Commemoration at Washington Square

Ambassador John Carwile Saturday, September 11, 2021, 15:32, Three Minutes Foreign Minister Rinkēvičs, Defense Minister Pabriks, Mayor Staķis, and honored guests. On behalf of the United States of America, I would like to express our gratitude for your presence at this twentieth anniversary commemoration of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Twenty years ago on this ...
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