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  • From the cover of "Cuban Flavor" by Liza Gershman... ingredients." Gershman, 42, lives in San Francisco. She is a Bay Area native whose family came from Riga, Latvia, and settled here during the Gold Rush. They were the first family to own and operate a dry-goods store in Contra Costa County. In ... — Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:27:24 GMT (via The Jewish News Weekly)
  • Europe's depopulation time bomb is ticking loudly in the BalticsVendors push a cart filled with sacks of nuts after Riga Central Market's closing hour in Riga, Latvia, on Oct. 5, 2017. Vendors push a cart filled with sacks of nuts after Riga Central Market's closing hour in Riga, Latvia, on Oct. 5, 2017. — Sun, 22 Apr 2018 12:10:08 GMT (via SFGate)
  • U.S. calls China, Russia, Iran, North Korea 'morally reprehensible' on rightsThe United States labeled China, Russia, Iran and North Korea on Friday as "morally reprehensible" governments that it said violated human rights within their borders on a daily basis, making them "forces of instability". U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan speaks to the media during a news conference in Riga, Latvia February 22, 2018. — Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:03:20 GMT (via Reuters)
  • Elko Grupa reports EUR 14 mln in audited 2017 profitLatvian wholesaler of IT products Elko Grupa turned over EUR 1.593 billion in 2017, up 9.1% against 2016, while the group's audited profit swelled 62% to EUR 14 million, writes LETA, according to the company's financial report to the Nasdaq Riga stock exchange.... — Sat, 21 Apr 2018 14:33:16 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Liepaja-based Zari create hybrid "post folk" on album SazarotiThe Latvian folk song, through its deceptive simplicity, can easily be presented in many forms - the bi-yearly Sviests samplers includes songs that are inspired by Latvian folk songs, but in an ever-growing variety of genres. There seem to be an endless amount of possibilities for interpreting these ancient melodies, revealing new facets or aspects. — Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:34:58 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • In an interview, former coach Bill Peters explains why he decided to leave the Hurricanes... Peters, who will coach Canada in the upcoming IIHF World Championship in Denmark, said he leaves Wednesday for Riga, Latvia, where Team Canada will play an exhibition game. There's also the matter of the Calgary Flames, Dallas Stars and New York ... — Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:22:15 GMT (via
  • U.S. labels China, Russia, Iran and North Korea 'morally reprehensible' over rightsThe United States on Friday labeled China, Russia, Iran and North Korea as "morally reprehensible" governments that it said violated human rights within their borders on a daily basis, making them "forces of instability." U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan speaks to the media during a news conference in Riga, Latvia February 22, 2018. — Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:08:39 GMT (via Reuters)
  • Ryanair passenger pleads guilty to assaulting crew, grabbing flight attendant's behind while drunkA 30-year-old father of two has been smacked with a suspended sentence after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a passenger and a crew member - and aggressively shoving a second crew member - aboard a Ryanair flight from Latvia to England. Robertas Bajalis, originally from Lithuania, appeared in a Manchester court Thursday, where his lawyer said Bajalis "accepted full responsibility" for the crimes, the Manchester Evening News reported. — Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:46:00 GMT (via Fox News)
  • Cargo handling at Riga port might drop by 4 mln tons in 2018Cargo handling at the Riga port this year might shrink by about four million tons, said Riga vice mayor Andris Ameriks in an interview with the Latvian public television on April 20th, cites LETA.... — Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:20:04 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Latvian bank asks US to hold off money laundering sanctions... later. Whether you're looking to buy or rent, has everything you need to find your dream home. RIGA, Latvia (AP) - Latvian bank ABLV has rejected the U.S. government's findings that it "institutionalizes money laundering" and helps ... — Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:31:59 GMT (via The New Zealand Herald)
  • Europe's Depopulation Time Bomb Is Ticking in the Baltics 2 hours ago... place where you might spend an odd weekend with your folks." The trend is hitting especially hard in the Baltics. Latvia, with a current population of 1.96 million, has lost about 25 percent of its residents since throwing off Soviet ... — Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:49:37 GMT (via Bloomberg)
  • GNA Biosolutions and project partners launch new research project to...... Tanzania, the National Institute for Infectious diseases "L. Spallanzani" (based in Rome, Italy), the University of Latvia and the Riga East University Hospital, Fraunhofer IMM (Mainz, Germany), TATAA Biocenter, and MultiD Analyses AB (both in ... — Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:32:47 GMT (via Medical News)
  • Ryanair passenger downed vodka then sexually assaulted flight attendantRobertas Bajalis also groped a fellow passenger during the Ryanair flight from the Latvian capital Riga to Manchester earlier this year. Manchester Magistrates' Court heard that the 30-year-old drank half a bottle of vodka and four pints of cider before take-off. — Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:04:53 GMT (via Metro UK News)
  • Drunk passenger grabbed woman's breast and pinched bum during mid-air ...Roberts Bajalis, 30, grabbed a fellow traveller's breast and pinched the attendant's bottom during the journey from Latvia to Manchester. The Latvian, a construction worker, downed half a bottle of vodka and four pints of cider before the plane headed off Riga to the north west. — Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:11:44 GMT (via Daily Star)
  • Ryanair passenger downed vodka before sexually assaulting flight...Michael Cohen DROPS his lawsuits claiming he was libeled in the golden showers dossier that claimed he met Russian operatives in Prague 'Zombie' who stabbed his politician father to death in an ice cream shop 'because it was his destiny' is found not guilty of murder due to insanity LeBron James defends reporter who asked him about the passing of Spurs coach Gregg Popovich's wife after she's accused of blindsiding Cavs star Ryanair passenger downed half a bottle of vodka and four pints of cider before sexually assaulting flight attendant and fellow holidaymaker during in-flight drunken rampage Robertas Bajalis grabbed a fellow passenger's breast before pinching an air stewardess' bottom during the evening flight from Latvia to Manchester, a court heard. — Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:43:21 GMT (via Mail on Sunday)
  • Concerning market data information and issuers announcements on Nasdaq Baltic website... Issuer announcements can be found on the websites of the officially appointed mechanisms: Lithuania , Estonia , Latvia or their respective websites. Nasdaq Baltic is a common name for exchanges, regulated markets, alternative markets First North ... — Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:04:24 GMT (via GlobeNewswire)
  • After Nazi SS veterans hold annual march in Latvia square, one woman fights backSome of them skinheads wearing fascist symbols, the marchers spark bitter debate among Latvians. Until recently, though, nobody sought to speak out for the victims A man dressed in a pre-WWII Latvian military uniform salutes as veterans of the Latvian Legion, a force that was commanded by the German Nazi Waffen SS during WWII, and their sympathizers walk to the Monument of Freedom in Riga, Latvia on March 16, 2016. — Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:15:04 GMT (via The Times of Israel)
  • Latvia Probes More Bank Leads From U.S. After Financial ScandalsAlmost two months after Latvia's No. 3 bank shut amid U.S. money-laundering accusations and its central bank governor was detained over corruption allegations, the Baltic nation is pursuing more leads from America. — Wed, 18 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT (via Bloomberg)
  • Kazakhstan Adopts Hollywood Glamor to Energize Cinema IndustryMondays are not normally a busy day for cinemas, but at least one screen at the Kinopark 8 complex in Almaty was packed at the start of last week. One of the ticket ushers, a young woman called Madina, said the main movie on show that evening, a patriotically themed Kazakhstan-produced biopic called Amre, has proven quite the hit, especially among young people. — Wed, 18 Apr 2018 21:09:15 GMT (via Transitions Online)
  • Merkel says German government must help in Opel dispute... say anything about the results yet." FILE PHOTO: Opel sign is displayed on the car during the motor show in Riga, Latvia April 6, 2018. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo ), that it would uphold job guarantees at Opel and Britain's Vauxhall, offering ... — Wed, 18 Apr 2018 19:05:48 GMT (via Reuters)

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