Posts tagged as Spain

Spain to be added to coronavirus ‘blacklist’ in Lithuania

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Lithuania may add Spain to its coronavirus “blacklist” list after a recent spike in infections in the country, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday, cautioning travelers to consider the risk of having to self-isolate on return. “Unless the trend changes, Spain will on Friday be added to the list of countries arrivals from which are subject to a 14-day mandatory isolation period,” it said. Currently, countries with over 25 new…

Coronavirus: Lithuanian traveler flying from Spain fell ill onboard

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

One new coronavirus case has been confirmed in Lithuania over the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 1,875, the country’s Health Ministry said on Tuesday. Based on the latest statistics, 213 people are considered active cases, 1,571 have recovered, and 130 are in isolation. Seventy-nine people have died of Covid-19 in the country so far, and another 12 coronavirus-infected patients have died of other causes. A total of 465,396…

Lithuania allows flights to 6 countries, including Italy

Thursday, June 11, 2020

The Lithuanian government gave the nod to resuming direct regular flights to six more countries: Cyprus, Greece, Croatia, Italy, Spain and Ireland. The foreign minister said Wizz Air, Ryanair and Air Baltic had asked for permission to relaunch more flights to and from Lithuania. “Cyprus will reopen to unrestricted travel by Lithuanian citizens from June 20. Wizz Air would fly to Larnaca from Vilnius and Ryanair would fly to Paphos…

Spain successfully completes first month leading NATO’s Baltic Air Policing

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Spain will complete its first month leading the current rotation of NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission this week, after taking over on the 1st of May. Based at Šiauliai Airbase in Lithuania, the Spanish Air Force is helping to protect the airspace of NATO’s Baltic Allies Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania until the end of August. Spain’s deployment is supplemented by detachments of UK jets at Siauliai, as well as French…

Eight Lithuanians freed from modern slavery in Spain

Monday, May 25, 2020

Eight Lithuanian nationals have been freed from modern slavery Spain, Lithuanian Police said on Friday. Two other Lithuanian nationals were arrested in the operation in Valencia. Personal ID cards belonging to the victims, aged 29–44, and various documents were seized in the operation, as well as bank cards and over 10,000 euros in cash, believed to have been taken from the people kept as slaves. A man and a woman…

Lithuania beats Spain to win their first gold after 64 years (Video)

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Lithuania succeeded in beating Spain 93-84 in the 2003 EuroBasket Final to grab the first gold medal after 64 years and the third overall, all coming from EuroBaskets (1937, 1939). Arvydas Macijauskas led the effort with 21 points while Eurelijus Zukauskas added 18 points and seven boards. Sarunas Jasikevicius flirted with a double-double, logging ten points and nine assists. On the other side, Pau Gasol tried to lift up Spain with 36…

Lithuania sends locally-made medical supplies to Spain

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Lithuania sent locally produced, as well as donated, medical supplies to Spain, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday. The Spain-bound humanitarian cargo consists of personal protective equipment (PPE) purchased from Lithuania’s plastic product manufacturer Terekas for around 40,000 euros, and Lithuanian-made hand sanitiser that the company donated to Spain, the foreign ministry said. “We are following Spain’s efforts to fight the pandemic,” Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius was quoted in the…

Spanish companies selected for 20-million-euro Rail Baltica design contracts

Monday, April 6, 2020

RB Rail AS, the joint venture over seeing the 6-billion-euro infrastructure project Rail Baltica project, said April 6 it had decided upon two contracts for design and design supervision services for the remaining two sections of the Rail Baltica main line in Latvia. “The first section from Vangaži to the Latvian-Estonian state border is assigned to company consortium INECO-ARDANUY. The contract amount is EUR 13 523 414,78. “The second section of the line from Misa…

Covid-19: 36 confirmed cases in Lithuania, authorities allow home treatment

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Two new  coronavirus   cases were diagnosed in Lithuania on Thursday, the Health Ministry said, bringing the country’s total to 36. Meanwhile, patients with mild cases of the  coronavirus   will also be allowed home treatment. One of the diagnosed patients returned from Norway via Latvia and the other one from Spain, the ministry said. Both have been isolated in Klaipėda University Hospital. Another patient, diagnosed on Wednesday night, is…

Mockery of the Holocaust

Friday, February 28, 2020

The Israeli government and the Auschwitz museum have accused a Spanish carnival of “trivialising” the Holocaust after a troupe danced through the streets of a small town dressed as Nazi officers and concentration camp prisoners, accompanied by a float bearing a menorah and two crematorium chimneys. On Monday, the people of Campo de Criptana in the central Spanish region of Castilla-La Mancha celebrated carnival. Among those taking part was El Chaparral Cultural…