On Wednesday, May 15, the official bathing season was opened in Latvia. It is now allowed to swim in all official locations, because, according to the results of the analysis carried out by specialists of the Health Inspection, the general water quality is good.
On the eve of the American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln famously said that «a house divided cannot stand.» Today, the European Union -- committed for decades to the quest for ever closer union -- must confront an agonizing truth. Lincoln’s maxim must be inverted. For the EU to survive, the euro must divide, according to Bloomberg.
The airBaltic Bergen-Riga flight that was scheduled to depart on May 15 was delayed. It still has not departed, because someone had “made a bad joke”, notes the airline’s representative Janis Vanags.
Following a survey of traders and an in depth investigation into market data, 31 products were declared the Product of the Year in Latvia. New leaders appeared in the Top list. Older products also retain their positions.
On Tuesday, May 14, the British police arrested a mob of Russian Mafia, which managed an entire network of prostitution and human slave traffic in some apartment block in West London.
On Tuesday, May 14, Latvia’s national hockey team concluded its participation in the World Championship with a score of 2:3 (1:1, 0:1, 1:0, 0:1), allowing Finland to remain in the championship.
President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria has declared a state of emergency in three north-eastern states. Following a wave of violent attacks, Mr Jonathan has announced that the military will do everything necessary to stop the terrorists and insurgents.
According to the study published by European Environment Agency, the new passenger cars purchased in Latvia and Estonia are the most pollutive in the 27-member union.
The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative's top executive called a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into how news organizations gather the news.
Even though the security measure imposed against Aivars Lembergs by the prosecutor’s office to perform the duties of Chairman of Ventspils City Council, the city is formally being managed by the For Latvia and Ventspils party. His kingdom may have clean streets and environment, but life is poor there.
Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto has described as «necessary» the system by which women were forced to become prostitutes for World War II troops. He said the «comfort women» gave soldiers putting their lives at risk a chance «to rest».
Development of amendments to the law in order to limit the authority of criminally prosecuted deputies is a good sign for potential public servants to think more about being honest, believes Environmental Protection and Regional Development Minister Edmunds Sprudzs.
On Tuesday, May 14, the Central Elections Commission (CEC) decided not to register the signature collection bill for amendments to Latvia’s Constitution to set Lat as Latvia’s national currency in Section 4 of the Constitution.
Tievēšanas forte, Weight Loss, Green Coffee – these are some of the products that are considered food additives in advertisements. However, the Consumers Rights Protection Centre (CRPC) has uncovered that these products are not registered in the Food and Veterenary Service (FVS) Evaluation and Registration department as food additives.