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3.9% increase in tourists visiting Jurmala in 4 months

According to the latest statistics from the Central Statistical Bureau, there was a 3.9% increase in the number of guests staying in accommodation establishments in the coastal resort city of Jurmala in the first quarter of the year 2015, when compared to the same quarter last year, cites LETA.

Ferry route Klaipeda-Karlshamn opened in Central Klaipeda Terminal

Ro-Pax ferry route connecting the ports of Klaipeda and Karlshamn (Sweden) has been opened at Central Klaipeda Terminal of the Klaipeda Seaport, informs LETA/ELTA.

Latvijas Gaze begins pumping gas for next heating season into Incukalns facility

On May 27th 2015, joint-stock gas supply company Latvijas Gaze has begun pumping gas into the Incukalns Underground Storage Facility in preparation for the next heating season, the company's spokesman Vinsents Makaris explained, adding that due to the warm winter, the company has started to pump ...

Audrone Pitreniene nominated as Education and Science Minister; Grybauskaite criticised - The Baltic Times

May 27 saw Lithuanian prime minister, Algirdas Butkevicius, submit his nomination to president Dalia Grybauskaite for Labour Party MP, Audrone P......

NATO to deploy drones over Baltic States; Estonia to assist with funding - The Baltic Times

According to Estonian Public Broadcasting, NATO’s Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) system drones will be used in Baltic airspace from 20......

Latvia: for the growth in developing countries, financial support and their capacity to implement reforms are of equal importance

The Latvian Foreign Ministry’s Parliamentary State Secretary for EU Affairs, Zanda Kalniņa-Lukaševica, during discussions at the Foreign Affairs Council on Development which took place in Brussels on 26 May, stressed that “financing for development is but a small part of support available for dev...