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Thursday, 03.09.2015, 05:29
Led by Bolivia and El Salvador, Latin American countries dominate the top of the list of the most emotional countries in the world for 2014, where nearly six in 10 residents in each of these countries reported experiencing positive or negative emotions the previous day, according to a research by the Gallup Institute. Post-Soviet countries, including Latvia, largely dominate the list of countries at the other end of the spectrum, reports GALLUP.COM/LETA.
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Moody’s credit rating on Eesti Energia remained unchanged, at the level Baa2, with the stable rating outlook, reports the enterprise in a press release.
According to Freedom House's report on development of post-Communist countries, Estonia maintains its high ranking among 29 countries in review, writes LETA/National Broadcasting. Latvia ranked 3rd and Lithuania 6th.
At the end of July 2015, Webometrics published its latest rankings of the top world universities: for the third half-year in a row, three leading Lithuanian universities retained their former positions. Vilnius University (VU) is in the first position; Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) is in the second position and Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) – in the third position, informs LETA/ELTA.
The international credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service (Moody’s) has assigned a "Baa2" credit rating and a stable outlook to the green bonds issued by Latvenergo. At the same time, the agency has affirmed the credit rating of Latvenergo at "Baa2" level with a stable perspective, which was assigned to the company in February 2015, reports LETA.
Moody’s Investors Service announced that it affirmed Estonia's A1 government bond rating with a stable outlook, informs LETA.
Garnering yet another honor as the top large public school in Latvia (137.76 points) is Riga 1st High School. This according to information now available on the home page "Latvijas skolu reitings 2015" skolureitings.lv, reports LETA.