Posts published in Day: June 4, 2021

Police salaries a priority for new Latvian Interior Minister

Friday, June 4, 2021

The salary of police officers and other internal affairs workers is not competitive and should be increased as soon as possible, the new Interior Minister Marija Golubeva said. At the same time, Golubeva said there are other things that need to be done in the interior department, such as providing police with modern technologies and equipment. It is also known about the bad police working conditions in the precincts. The…

Over 55,000 people cast early votes in local elections in Latvia

Friday, June 4, 2021

In the two early days of municipal elections, at least 55,116 residents 5.72% of those with voting rights have made their choice, according to data from the Central Election Commission June 3. On the first day of the early vote, 15,614 inhabitants, or 1.66% of the people with voting rights, went to vote. On the second day of the early vote, on June 3, the number of votes increased to…

Moderate activity in teenager vaccination in Latvia

Friday, June 4, 2021

Since June 2, 12-15 year olds are also vaccinated against Covid-19. On the first day, 175 children in this age group received the first shot of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. On the second day, though, the interest was much smaller. The vaccination project department of National Health Service said that the bookings in advance were filling slowly. There are 82,008 inhabitants in Latvia in the age group 12-15. 12-13-year-olds are vaccinated with…