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Elections 07-12-2015

Latvian PM Laimdota Straujuma resigns

Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma said today (7 December) that she was resigning her post after political squabbles within her centre right ruling coalition and dissatisfaction about her leadership.
Elections 27-11-2013

Latvian government resigns over supermarket disaster

Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis resigned today (27 November), taking responsibility for the collapse of a supermarket roof that killed 54 people last week and plunging the Baltic state into turmoil weeks ahead of its entry into the eurozone.
Central Europe 04-10-2010

Centre-right scores ‘surprisingly well’ in Latvia elections

Latvia's prime minister began talks yesterday (3 October) on forming a new majority government after a strong election win kept the country on its IMF-led austerity path to eventual eurozone entry.
Elections 15-10-2002

Ungainly Coalition Tipped To Take the Reins in Latvia

Ungainly Coalition Tipped To Take the Reins in Latvia A coalition of conservatives–along with farmers and Greens–looks set to form Latvia’s next government, one that may face many obstacles to serving a full four-year term. President Vaira Vike-Freiberga is expected...
Elections 08-10-2002

Latvia: All Change

Latvia: All Change Prime minister’s party disappears from parliament as Latvian voters plump for new parties and the former governor of the central bank. Latvian voters from across the political spectrum have spoken loud and clear: Out with the old,...
Elections 07-10-2002

Centre right wins Latvian election

The centre-right New Era party, led by the former central bank chief Einars Repse, won the 5 October election in Latvia with more than 23 per cent of the vote.
Elections 04-10-2002

Latvians elect new parliament on Saturday

Latvia's general elections on 5 October focus on corruption rather than EU and NATO accession which are taken for granted by voters.
Elections 03-10-2002

Right or Left, West is Direction For Latvian Voters

Right or Left, West is Direction For Latvian Voters Ahead of general elections on 5 October, two parties currently running well in opinion polls could throw a spanner into the political mainstream’s strong support for bringing the country into NATO...