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  • 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.

  • From left: group photo from the ceremony (U.S. Department of State)

    Ceremony at Ādaži High School marking the completion of an assistance project implemented by U.S. and Latvian military engineers.

  • Embassy team posing next to their bikes  (U.S. Department of State)

    Embassy team led by Chargé d'Affaires a.i. Sharon Hudson-Dean prepares to ride in the Baltic Way commemorative bike ride.

  • Embassy staff joining hands in front of the Embassy building(U.S. Department of State)

    The Embassy joins the Baltic Way 2014.

  • From left: Mayor Bērziņa, BG McNeely, Speaker Āboltiņa, Charge Hudson-Dean, Director, State Emergency Medical Service Armands Ploriņš (U.S. Department of State)

    U.S. and Latvian officials unveil the new Kurzeme Regional Dispatch Center funded by the U.S. government.

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