Budget deficit of Riga City Council has reached more than EUR 50 million, which points to unprofessional management of those in power there, as noted by deputies of the National Alliance.
The victory of left-wing extremist Syriza in the recent elections in Greece is a dangerous turn for EU’s future development, because this could pave the way for left and right-wing extremists on the south of Europe as well, believes MEP Artis Pabriks.
This week, Latvia will be ruled by typical winter weather, but without strong frost. There will be little precipitation during weekdays. On weekends, however, snowfall intensity will increase.
According to press-secretary of Latvian Interior Ministry Karlis Eihenbaums, Latvian embassy in Ukraine has no information about the allegedly killed militant from Latvia.
Oil prices globally fell more than one percent on Monday, January 26, with markets reacting to the results of Greek parliamentary election, where nearly half of seats were won by SYRIZA party that intends to renegotiate Greece’s massive bailout with its international lenders.
In Greece’s snap parliamentay election held on Sunday, January 25, the anti-austery Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) is likely to have won 149 out of 300 seats in the Greek parliament.
E-mail correspondence of Volkswagen dealers reveals that companies had been organizing public procurements on their own.
Residents in Latvia are concerned the most about economic and social security. Residents are also highly concerned about Latvian military and political security.
In response to Ukraine’s plea for help, Latvia will send nine electric generators and 4,000 blankets as humanitarian aid. This and transport expenses will cost Latvia EUR 103,000.
According to information posted on a website dedicated to the conflict in Ukraine, the first Latvian citizen who decided to join the ranks of Ukrainian separatists may have been killed.
This year’s milk quota is expected to be exceeded by 101%, which may result in a fine of more than EUR 2 million for Latvia, as confirmed by deputy director of Agricultural Data Centre Erna Galvanovska during the meeting of the Agricultural Organizations Cooperation Council.
Rīgas Dzirnavnieks grain processing company has begun exporting oatmeal porridge products to China. The first products are set to be delivered to Hong Kong, which marks the farthest destination for the company’s products to date.
Latvian Ukrainians Congress invites Latvian residents to support Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who is currently kept under arrest in Russia. A special demonstration will be held on Monday, January 26th, the day of the opening of the European Council’s parliamentary assembly.
According to reports, driving conditions on main roads in Latvia are satisfactory as of Friday, January 23rd. Meanwhile, the situation on regional roads is made complicated by ice.
Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau must not be divided. Its possible transition under the wing of Internal Ministry would terminate the bureau. But if Yaroslav Strelchenok’s compliance with requirements of his post is finally carried out, everyone would only benefit from it, say experts of NGO sector.