Posts tagged as autumn

Three for the Weekend: Nature trails, Autumn cleanup, Flea market

Friday, October 23, 2020

While the weather is still nice and warm but the COVID-19 incidence rates are unfortunately going up, your best bet is going outside. Here are some tips to enjoy the weekend outdoors. In contrast to spring when most nature trails were closed due to the pandemic, they are open now. Many are enjoying Latvia’s golden autumn in Sigulda, but there are many more trails to explore. You can find sightseeing-worthy nature…

Three for the Weekend: Appreciating Autumn

Friday, September 25, 2020

This weekend in Latvia might feel more like summer than end of September. Outdoor activities on the menu! On September 26, Associations Engures sportam and Eži Events are organizing a hike through Līgatne’s trails – a hike with a mission “Get up and drag your friend along!” Anyone is invited to participate along with a friend who perhaps has not been as active recently. Hikers can choose between trails of…

Concerns raised about unemployment rise in autumn

Saturday, July 18, 2020

The rise in the unemployment rate, which was particularly rapid in the first months of the COVID-19 crisis, has nearly stalled.  State Employment Agency (NVA) said July 17 it was likely that the trend could deteriorate again in autumn, with the end of seasonal jobs. In June this year, 95 thousand unemployed people were registered in Latvia. Although this is significantly more than before the COVID-19 crisis, the rapid rise…

Lithuania’s economy to suffer in autumn, says presidential aide

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Even though Lithuania’s economy stood up to the initial shock of the coronavirus pandemic relatively well, the real fallout from Covid-19 will be felt in fall, a presidential advisor said on Thursday. “The economic fallout of the pandemic is likely to manifest itself the most in fall through a higher level of unemployment and stalling export markets,” Simonas Krėpšta told the LRT RADIO. The country’s unemployment rate has already started…

Rail Baltica construction to begin in Latvia in autumn

Monday, May 25, 2020

Construction of “Rail Baltica” has been started in Estonia and is scheduled for autumn in Latvia, reported Latvian Radio on May 24. Rail Baltica is the largest infrastructure project in the Baltic States over the past 100 years. Railway lines of 870 km in length are to be built. Total costs in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania are EUR 5.8 billiion. 81%-85% of the projects will be financed by the European…