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  • Sharon Hudson-Dean addresses students. (U.S. Department of State)

    "Create. Contribute. Lead." Deputy Chief of the Mission Sharon Hudson-Dean encourages Jelgava State Gymnasium students on their first day of school.

  • Kathy Giles-Diaz in front of the audience (U.S. Department of State)

    Public Affairs Officer Kathy Giles-Diaz addresses students from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, and Belarus at the Young Media Sharks Camp in Daugavpils.

  • A group of people in front of the embassy building (in the middle) talks to journalists. (U.S. Department of State)

    U.S. diplomats meet with young Americans and Australians of Latvian heritage and their Latvian peers.

  • A group photo of scholarship recipients. (U.S. Department of State)

    This year's U.S. government fellowship and exchange programs recipients gather before departing to their destinations in the United States.

  • Chef Smith and sous-chef Guerrero working in the kitchen together with Latvian chefs. (U.S. Department of State)

    U.S. celebrity chef Art Smith teaches school cafeteria chefs how to make peach cobbler during a masterclass at Rīga Stradiņš University.

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