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Saturday, 30.04.2016, 21:46
Roughly one in four employees in Latvia, or 24%, consider changing jobs this year, representatives of TNS Latvia pollster said, citing a survey on labor market trends, informs LETA.
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A new trend has been recorded in Latvia lately – teenagers are being recruited for trafficking to Syria and Saudi Arabia, Sandra Zalcmane, chairwoman of Shelter Safe House, a nongovernmental organization providing rehabilitation services to trafficking victims, told the press on April 26th, cites LETA.
Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjorn Jagland, during his visit to Estonia on April 26th said that he had no serious human rights issues to discuss with Estonian leaders and the only problem is the issue of prisoners' right to vote, informs LETA/BNS.
Remembering the 30th anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident in the former Soviet Union, 125 people from Latvia who took part in rescue works in the wake of the disaster received special commemorative badges in a ceremony at the Interior Ministry on April 26th, cites LETA.
Slightly more than 70,000 purchases on the average were made over the internet in Estonia per day in the first quarter of 2016, almost double the number of purchases made per day in 2012, the central bank said on April 26th, cites LETA/BNS.
In an interview with LNT this morning, Latvian Culture Minister Dace Melbarde (National Alliance) said that a portion of the asylum seekers relocated to Latvia wish to remain here, informs LETA.
Yevgeny Mataitis, a Lithuanian citizen sentenced by a Russian court to 13 years in prison for spying, will not appeal the ruling, Lithuania's ambassador to Moscow said, cites LETA/BNS.