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  • Шноре: paradox - occupation was and occupiers no

    In the Latvian society there is a paradoxical situation: all except Soviet migrants, recognize the fact of occupation, but pretend that the occupiers are not. This in an article on the portal Latvijas Avize writes the historian, the author of the film Soviet Story Edwin Шноре.

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  • Unique footage: the lightning kills woman

    Several unique frame accidentally made a witness of the tragic events on the beach of the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo: she took a picture right in front of his family killed a woman, which got the lightning discharge.

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  • In Riga will arrive European Commissioner for education and culture

    In the capital of Latvia on Friday with four-day visit will arrive the European Commissioner for education, culture, multilingualism and youth Андрула Vassiliou, to take part in the activities of the project "Riga - the cultural capital of Europe", has informed Agency BNS the representative of the European Commission Representation in Latvia Jane return Тамулевича.

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  • Experimental penalty in the US lasted for half an hour

    Punishment of the offender, perfect 16 January in the American state of Ohio with the use of experimental drugs, lasted significantly longer than usual and was accompanied by the agony of the sentenced, the Associated Press reports. Dennis McGuire, who was sentenced to death for the rape and murder of a pregnant woman, instead of the usual few minutes died almost half an hour.

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  • In Riga starts Park winter sports recreation

    On Saturday, January 18, begins to work the Riga Park winter recreation, which is located in the Uzvaras Park (Uzvaras Boulevard 15). Here is created artificial snow ski piste, which is open around the clock and lighted. Its length - 1250 metres, small circle - 500 meters, the press service of the Riga city Council.

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  • A new kind of Omar named after Nelson Mandela

    In the Indian ocean opened a new species of crustaceans, which received the name of the legendary President of South Africa and a fighter against apartheid, Nelson Mandela - Mundiopsis Mandelai, according to foreign media.

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  • 17 January:

    In Latvia was established frosty weather, experts recommend close scientific institutions LU and MOUTH, "Unity" refers to the candidates, the chief of police Rezekne shot himself in the stomach, the MEP Tatyana Zhdanok criticizes EU for double standards, retail network Skrivanek bought shops Iki, changing the procedure for issuing visas in the United States - a selection of the most important news for January 17.

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  • The number of clients lodging-houses in Riga has increased by 9%

    In the first weeks of 2014, with 1 to 16 January, the number of clients lodging-houses in Riga, which is the responsibility of Metropolitan government, increased by 9 percent. If January 1 in shelters there were 761 people, 16 January - 829 persons, reported by the head of the press service of the welfare Department of Riga city Council Lita horseshoe estate.

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