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In April 2012 industrial production output (1) (at current prices) comprised LVL 428.7 million, according to the data of Central Statistical Bureau. In comparison with March 2012, industrial production output in April 2012 has decreased by 1.2%, but compared to April of previous year, it has increased by 3.8%.
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Latvian drug smuggler Janis Zegelis, accused of importing USD 48 million of cocaine and a gun, told police he had to come to Bermuda or face death at sea, according to the newspaper "The Royal Gazette".
In the first quarter of 2012, the current account deficit of Latvia's balance of payments totaled LVL 98.8 million or 2.9% of the forecast gross domestic product (GDP), Nozare.lv learned from the Bank of Latvia.
In April 2012, producer prices in Latvia increased by 0.5% from March, the fifth steepest increase across the European Union, according to the latest data from the EU's statistical office Eurostat.
59% Latvian residents believe self-serving interests were key in appointing new board at Pasazieru vilciens04.06.2012
59% economically-active Latvian residents believe that the new board of the joint-stock company Pasazieru vilciens (Passenger Train) was appointed to pursue self-serving party interests, according to a survey carried out by the market, social and media research company TNS Latvia and the LNT television channel.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite thinks that the current Government has successfully managed to address the challenges of the crisis, however, it failed to seize the opportunity of the hard times to implement some essential structural reforms and make state companies' work more efficient.
Today, visiting Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland met with Saeima members, confirming that he is well-informed and positively assesses the planned amendments to the Citizenship Law, which will make it easier to grant citizenship to children of non-citizens, LETA was informed by Inese Libina-Egnere (Reform Party), the head of the Latvian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.