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  • 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.

  • Matt Thompson talking to a student (U.S. Department of State)

    Assistant Public Affairs Officer Matthew Thompson visited Riga State German gymnasium and had a discussion with students on the topic of personal branding.

  • Five Ambassador designates at confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. (U.S. Department of State)

    Ambassador Designate to Latvia Nancy Pettit (third from left) at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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  • Remarks of Sharon Hudson-Dean at July 4th Gala

    "Thank you for joining us in celebrating the birthday of the United States of America. This year marks the 239th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, a document that not only influenced and shaped our nation’s ideals of liberty and equality, but served as an example for those around the world who longed for freedom..." 

  • U.S. Independence Day Celebration

    On Thursday, July 2, at 17:30, the U.S. Embassy in Latvia will celebrate its 239th anniversary of independence at its annual Independence Day reception for invited guests at the Latvian Society House. 

  • U.S. Congressional Delegation Visited Latvia

    A delegation of U.S. Congressmen from the House of Representatives led by Representative Mario Diaz-Balart will visited Latvia to attend the Transatlantic Legislators Dialogue hosted by the Saeima under the auspices of Latvia’s Presidency of the EU Council. 

  • U.S. Embassy Announces Annual Fulbright Fellowship Program

    Recipients of the Fulbright Foreign Student scholarship will study at a U.S. university for one year, and recipients of the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program will conduct research, lecture, or pursue combined lecturing and research in the United States. This prestigious award covers tuition and fees at an American university (for students), a monthly stipend, health insurance, and international airfare. 


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