Latvia has elected a new president – making history the first openly gay head of state in Europe. The country’s parliament elected Edgars Rinkēvičs to be its next president, Reuters reported prime minister Krišjānis Kariņš saying. Rinkēvičs has spent a long time in Latvian politics, serving as the country’s ministerContinue Reading

Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland signed a joint agreement to depend on security cooperation and establish a new platform that spans the four countries. Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu (Isamaa) and his counterparts co-signed the document in Riga, Lavia on Tuesday. It “lays the foundation for a cooperation platformContinue Reading

Latvian charity organisation frequently receives verbal attacks from angry Latvian residents for the organisations work in Ukraine, said the manager of Rūta Dimanta in an interview to LTV Rīta panorāma. As for the level of cohesion within Latvia’s society in the context of the war in Ukraine, DimantaContinue Reading

Denmark is committed to sending approximately 800 of its troops to Latvia to enhance NATO defence against any potential Russian aggression in this region, as confirmed after a meeting between Latvian PM Krišjānis Kariņš and his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen on Thursday, 31 March. Kariņš said he hopes this decisionContinue Reading