October 31, 2008
By the end of the day Nov. 4, Americans most likely will know who they have chosen to lead their…
August 22, 2008
Should Latvia skip next year’s Eurovision Song Contest as a protest over Russia’s actions in Georgia? The chairman of…
August 04, 2008
Three weeks after Latvian citizens worldwide voted in the Aug. 2 referendum on whether to amend Latvia’s constitution, they will…
June 13, 2008
A national referendum is scheduled Aug. 2 on amending Latvia’s constitution to allow citizens the right to propose dismissing…
March 31, 2008
Violent repression by Chinese authorities of protests in Tibet has led some critics to call for boycotts of this summer’s…
March 03, 2008
In recent months, defections from Latvia’s leading political parties have mounted, while talk continues of forming a new organization. The…
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22 May 2013
In celebration of their 10 year anniversary, drum and bagpipe ensemble Auļi have released a ‘best of’ compilation entitled Dižducis (Lauska CD042).
16 May 2013
Andris Nelsons, who has led the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in the United Kingdom since 2008, has been appointed the new music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
09 May 2013
After several hours of debate, the Latvian parliament on May 9 approved legislation that will allow dual citizenship for many individuals, including World War II-era exiles and their descendants.
In the forums
SPRING LATVIAN NCAA STARS posted by celms on 22 May 2013
Let them eat pirogi.................. posted by peter B on 22 May 2013
Georgians on the war path posted by Mr L L on 18 May 2013
Andris Nelsons >> Boston posted by Ivars Graudins on 16 May 2013
Saulanais Maijs posted by Aleksejs on 15 May 2013