The sun was out May 14 for thousands of runners to enjoy Riga's annual marathon and a selection of shorter distances for those not competing in the

Last year Norway's Government Pension Fund invested Norwegian sovereign wealth in Latvia for the first time. A total $1.4 million was invested into pharma company Olainfarm, the fiber glass company Valmieras stikla šķiedra (Valmiera Glass), and HansaMatrix, a high-tech manufacturer
Planting of 100 oaks along the border of Latvia, jogging or walking routes resembling the geographic contour of Latvia anywhere in the world and celebrating around white-clad tables with friends and family are the key opening events of Latvia’s Centenary celebrations starting on May 4, 2017.