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Sunday, 24.07.2016, 21:27
The Canadian Embassy in Riga advises travelers who need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to obtain it at the Canadian government’s website and to avoid websites charging more than CAD 7 for processing the application, informs LETA.
The Latvian Food and Veterinary Service has temporarily closed down Kuldigas Rumba cafe in Kuldiga, western Latvia, following an investigation into a recent food poisoning outbreak among the town’s foreign visitors, writes LETA.
The USS Independence II, delivering several UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and other U.S. military equipment to Latvia, arrived in the port of Riga this week, LETA was told at the port.
Three main issues are combined in the modern EU cybersecurity agenda: stepping up cooperation among EU states, creating European cybersecurity single market and cybersecurity public private partnership. Commission clarified EU cybersecurity issues concerning all member states for a long-term period.
US Vice President Joe Biden is planning to visit Latvia by the end of summer according to his notice to President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis during their telephone conversation on Wednesday, July 6, the Latvian president`s press-service said.
Justice Minister Juozas Bernatonis says that Lithuania's law-enforcement bodies have no evidence to support claims by a terror suspect that he was held in a secret CIA prison in Lithuania, informs LETA/BNS.
On 22 June 2016, the Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) confirmed, on behalf of the Council, the compromise text agreed with the European Parliament on the proposed regulation on the European Border and Coast Guard.