Stories about Latvia from July, 2006
Latvia: Baltica Festival
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
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: Violence Instead of Riga Gay Pride
All About Latvia and Stefan of Dykun discuss the gay pride parade that failed to take place in Riga.
Latvia: Riga Gay Pride
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
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.”