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News Latvia » Government: World Bank Support to Higher Education in Latvia

News channel or source: http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/eu/publication/world-bank-support-to-higher-education-in-latvia
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Since 2013, the World Bank has supported the Latvian government through a succession of advisory work focusing on performance at different levels of the higher education sector. An important trigger of the World Bank’s advisory work in higher education ...

News Latvia » Government: In 2017, general government budget deficit accounted for 0.5% GDP in Latvia

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/analytics/?doc=139472
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

As compared to operating cash flow data of the Treasury where consolidated budget deficit in 2017 was EUR 221.7 million, budget deficit calculated by the CSB in accordance with the methodological requirements of European System of Accounts 2010 is EUR 90.6 ...

News Latvia » Government: Quarter century for AmCham Latvia

News channel or source: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/analytics/?doc=139522
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

... organizing and participating in several U.S. Investment and Trade Missions to the Baltics and Latvia together with its partners in the government, and sent delegations to the U.S. and around Europe to increase awareness about investment opportunities ...

News Latvia » Government: Death of Latvian woman in Kerala: Sister alleges murder, blames police ‘lethargy’

News channel or source: https://www.thestatesman.com/india/death-of-latvian-woman-in-kerala-sister-alleges-murder-blames-police-lethargy-1502626506.html
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

“I will fight till the suspicions are cleared over her death. The help of the Embassy and the Latvian government will be sought on the issue,” she said, adding that she has decided to conduct a detailed examination after taking the body to Latvi

News Latvia » Government: Latvia Recognizes Cryptocurrencies in Order to Tax Them

News channel or source: https://news.bitcoin.com/latvia-recognizes-cryptocurrencies-in-order-to-tax-them/
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

The Ministry of Finance also revealed that the Latvian government is mulling over comprehensive cryptocurrency regulations. A working group set up by Prime-Minister Māris Kučinskis has been tasked to prepare the proposals. According to the Baltic ...

News Latvia » Government: Latvian Cold War Museum Closing

News channel or source: https://townhall.com/columnists/larryprovost/2018/04/16/latvian-cold-war-museum-closing-n2471199
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Many Latvians will not visit the Museum. It is simply too painful. To this day, the Latvian government keeps the list of Soviet era collaborators secret, ostensibly because the Latvian people would kill them or at least shun them (there is a large Russian ...

News Latvia » Government: Latvian bank asks US to hold off money laundering sanctions

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/04/20/latvian-bank-asks-us-to-hold-off-money-laundering-sanctions.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

RIGA, Latvia – Latvian bank ABLV has rejected the U.S. government's findings that it "institutionalizes money laundering" and helps evade sanctions as "hyperbolic," saying they refer to old practices it has now changed. ABLV was accused by the U.S ...

News Latvia » Government: U.S. Sanctioning Russian Oligarchs Sparks Exodus of Cash From Latvia

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-23/u-s-sanctioning-russian-oligarchs-spurs-cash-exodus-from-latvia
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Latvia, a European Union and euro-area member, has traditionally served as a payments center for clients from the former Soviet Union. In a bid to shake off claims it holds wealth of questionable origin, the government is tightening oversight of the ...

News Latvia » Government: Bank Scandals Dispel Latvia's Belief It Can Be East-West Bridge

News channel or source: https://www.bloombergquint.com/politics/2018/04/24/bank-scandals-dispel-latvia-s-belief-it-can-be-east-west-bridge
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

Ambani’s Mobile Startup Packs 6-Month Sales Into a Quarter Attention Shareholders Of Insolvent Companies - Here’s What Your Paper’s Worth How A Quick Acting State Government Spared ... member of the Soviet Union, Latvia tried to position itself ...

News Latvia » Government: Latvia Secures U.S. Help to Clean Up Its Scandal-Tainted Banks

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-22/latvia-secures-u-s-help-to-clean-up-its-scandal-tainted-banks
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The downfall of ABLV has exposed how Latvia, a European Union and euro-area nation of 2 million people, has for years attracted cash from the former Soviet Union. It also comes as the government seeks re-election in October. In a bid to salvage its image ...