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News Latvia: Germany opens large lead on Latvia as Fed Cup weekend gets underway

News source: https://www.wtatennis.com/news/germany-opens-large-lead-latvia-fed-cup-weekend-gets-underway
Publicated on: Friday 19 April 2019

RIGA, Latvia -- The 2019 Fed Cup World Group Play-offs kicked off on Friday with Germany grinding to a commanding 2-0 lead over home team Latvia after the first day of action, putting the two-time Fed ...

News Latvia: Latvia book place in quarter-finals at IIHF Under-18 World Championship

News source: https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1078277/latvia-book-place-in-quarter-finals-at-iihf-under-18-world-championship
Publicated on: onday 22 April 2019

Latvia qualified for the quarter-finals as Switzerland beat Belarus to give their hopes of reaching the last eight a boost at the International Ice Hockey Federation Under-18 World Championship in ...

News Latvia: Corruption scandal casts long shadow over Latvia

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-latvia-corruption-justice/corruption-scandal-casts-long-shadow-over-latvia-idUSKCN1RO1M8
Publicated on: Friday 12 April 2019

RIGA (Reuters) - A year after closing one of its largest banks for money laundering and the detention of its central bank governor for alleged bribery, Latvia is struggling to deal with the fallout ...

News Latvia: Mindfulness training of state officials sparks heated debate in Latvia

News source: https://www.baltictimes.com/mindfulness_training_of_state_officials_sparks_heated_debate_in_latvia/
Publicated on: Saturday 20 April 2019

Latvia is experiencing a heated public debate about spending state budget resources for the mindfulness and meditation training of top state officials. It would sound odd in Germany, Denmark or Sweden ...

News Latvia: These 3D-printed Casts From Latvia Could Be The Future Of Healthcare

News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/rebeccabanovic/2019/04/14/these-3d-printed-casts-from-latvia-could-be-the-future-of-healthcare/
Publicated on: Sunday 14 April 2019

For many, healing fractures has meant submitting to a heavy and uncomfortable plaster cast designed to protect and hold broken bones tight. However, two Latvian entrepreneurs, Sigvards Krongorns and ...

News Latvia: Investor Browder files Swedbank money laundering complaint in Latvia

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-moneylaundering-swedbank-browd/investor-browder-files-swedbank-money-laundering-complaint-in-latvia-idUSKCN1RT0PM
Publicated on: Wednesday 17 April 2019

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Bill Browder, an investor who campaigns to expose corruption, has taken a criminal complaint against Swedbank to Latvian authorities, alleging it was involved in a Russian money ...

News Latvia: Curling: US mixed doubles team beats Latvia

News source: https://www.duluthnewstribune.com/sports/other/4602199-curling-us-mixed-doubles-team-beats-latvia
Publicated on: Sunday 21 April 2019

Duluth Curling Club members John Shuster and Cory Christensen improved to 2-0 in the World Mixed Doubles Championship with a 9-3 victory over Latvia's Santa Blumberga and Ritvars Gulbis on Sunday at ...

News Latvia: Latvia imposes new restrictions on gambling sites and customers

News source: https://calvinayre.com/2019/04/17/business/latvia-new-restrictions-gambling-sites-customers/
Publicated on: Wednesday 17 April 2019

Latvia is targeting both unauthorized online gambling operators and their local customers following amendments to the country’s gambling laws. Earlier this month, Latvia’s parliament (Saeima ...

News Latvia: UK ranks below Jamaica, Latvia and Ghana for press freedom, global study finds

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/uk-ranks-below-jamaica-latvia-and-ghana-for-press-freedom-global-study-finds/ar-BBW3LDc
Publicated on: Wednesday 17 April 2019

The UK remains one of the worst counties in western Europe for freedom of the press, according to the latest report by Reporters Without Borders (RSF). Ranked 33rd in the list of 180 countries, ...

News Latvia: Latvia supports creation of eurozone fiscal instrument - Reirs

News source: https://www.baltictimes.com/latvia_supports_creation_of_eurozone_fiscal_instrument_-_reirs/
Publicated on: Friday 19 April 2019

RIGA - Latvia supports the creation of the eurozone fiscal instrument, Finance Minister Janis Reirs (New Unity) told LETA. The minister emphasized that the support of this initiative will not need ...

News Latvia: Flu forces Angelique Kerber to miss Fed Cup tie vs Latvia in Riga

News source: https://www.tennisworldusa.org/tennis/news/Fed_Cup/69325/flu-forces-angelique-kerber-to-miss-fed-cup-tie-vs-latvia-in-riga/
Publicated on: hursday 18 April 2019

Fed Cup World Group Play-Off tie between Latvia and Germany will take place in Riga between April 19-20 on an indoor hard court, with two countries facing each other for the first time. After losing ...

News Latvia: Russia beat Latvia to claim second victory at IIHF Under-18 World Championship

News source: https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1078203/russia-beat-latvia-to-claim-second-victory-at-iihf-under-18-world-championship
Publicated on: Saturday 20 April 2019

Russia kept pace with the United States at the top of Group B as they beat Latvia to claim their second win at the International Ice Hockey Federation Under-18 World Championship in Sweden. The ...