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Latvia: One more COVID-19 fatality brings toll to 25

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Latvia recorded three more cases of COVID-19 on June 4, increasing the total number of cases from 1,079 on Wednesday to 1,083 on Thursday. One more fatality was also recorded, taking the death toll to 25. The victim was aged 80 to 85 with several chronic health issues. The new figure was released by the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) which said 1,486 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period. In total…

Stopping Rail Baltic would bring damages claims

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas (Center) said that there is no indication of Rail Baltic stopping. Rather, the project is building momentum, with the planning stage almost completed. The next stage of the project is full-scale construction work. Paralyzing the project would result in claims for damages from the European Union and Estonia’s southern neighbors over early termination of valid employment contracts. If Minister of the Interior…

Lithuania ready to bring its citizens back from virus-hit China

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Lithuania is ready to bring its citizens from China where a dangerous coronavirus is spreading, Interior Minister Rita Tamasuniene said on Wednesday. In her words, France has offered its help in brining in Lithuanian citizens, if necessary. “If our citizens wished or were in danger, they will be brought home,” the minister said after a meeting of the government’s emergency situation commission. The minister says no Lithuanian citizens currently in…

Study: tunnel to bring Estonia tens of millions

Friday, September 13, 2019

A recent study ordered by Peter Vesterbacka’s Finest Bay Area and carried out by Finnish pollster Taloustutkimus concludes that the construction and operation until 2050 of the Helsinki-Tallinn undersea tunnel would add approximately €300 million to the two countries’ economies, with €47 million expected to come Estonia’s way.   Expert at Taloustutkimus Pasi Holm said that the tunnel will add €600 million or 2.5 percent to the Estonian GDP a…

Pope to Mozambique after new accord: ‘Courage brings peace’

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Pope Francis praised Mozambique’s president and opposition leader Thursday for their courage in signing a landmark new peace accord, as he opened a visit to the southern African nation by calling for a future where reconciliation, hope and sustainable development become “weapons of peace.” Thousands of ululating Mozambicans, some wearing colorful skirts printed with the pope’s image and the words “hope, peace, reconciliation,” lined the streets of the capital, Maputo…