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  • group photo of people in the cranberry bog (U.S. Department of State)

    Chargé d'Affaires Sharon Hudson-Dean, Latvian food bloggers, and Chef Kārlis Celms visited the Gundegas cranberry farm established with the help of the U.S. government.

  • From left: Mayor Rozenbergs, Connie Phlipot, Dmitrijs Krupņikovs (U.S. Department of State)

    Mayor Jānis Rozenbergs, Deputy Chief of the Mission Connie Phlipot, and Vladimirs Krupņikovs at the opening of the exhibit of Kennedy family photos by Mark Shaw in Cēsis.

  • U.S. soldiers installing a roof  (U.S. Department of State)

    Over two full days, U.S. Army soldiers built a roof for the poultry barn and weatherized housing for seven young children at the Zvannieki children's home.

  • Soldiers cutting wood(U.S. Department of State)

    Working through both rain and sun for two days, thirty Michigan National Guard soldiers cut and stacked a year's supply of wood for the Tilža boarding school.

  • From right: Chargé d'Affaires Sharon Hudson-Dean facing the students (U.S. Department of State)

    Chargé d'Affaires Sharon Hudson-Dean congratulates students at the First Day of School ceremony at Riga Secondary School 53.

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