· July, 2006

Stories about Latvia from July, 2006

Latvia: Baltica Festival

  31 July 2006

Dykun posts footage from the Baltica Festival in Latvia: “More specifically, this is footage of two groups from Latgale. Latgale is a region of Latvia that has long fascinated me; it is considered by many to be the most rural part of Latvia, and it shares a long border to...

Latvia: More on Gay Pride/No Pride

  25 July 2006

All About Latvia exposes nopride.lv, a homophobic Latvian group that claims to be not responsible for Saturday's attacks. Stefan of Dykun provides links and comment on “Riga's Gay Pride and Latvia's Shame.”

Latvia: Riga Gay Pride

  21 July 2006

Vilhelm Konnander writes about the 2006 Gay Pride in Riga, which “seems to become a repetition of last year's chaos and homophobic protests in the Latvian capital.”

Latvia: U.S. Visas For EU Members

  3 July 2006

All About Latvia highlights a contradiction much talked about in the EU now: “Citizens of Britain, for example, can travel to the U.S. without any visa, while citizens of Latvia cannot. Yet, citizens of Latvia can travel to the U.K. visa free. That simply does not make sense.”

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