November 27, 2013 Valdis Dombrovskis is taking "political responsibility." More than 50 people died last week when when the store's roof collapsed. Corruption, design flaws and substandard work all may have played roles.
November 22, 2013 A massive hole opened up as much of a supermarket's roof fell down on shoppers and store employees. Several firefighters who responded to the scene were also killed by falling debris.
May 21, 2012 Boiling maple sap down to maple syrup isn't going away anytime soon, but it's getting some new competition from the humble birch. The tapping of the birch trees is a spring tradition in Latvia, but it's starting to catch on elsewhere.