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Employment support measures should resume, says Bank of Latvia

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Support measures implemented by the government to mitigate the consequences of COVID-19 on the economy should be continued, said Uldis Rutkaste, Head of the Monetary Policy Board of the Bank of Latvia, in an interview to Latvian Radio on May 28. These measures, including idle benefits, have helped to mitigate unemployment and their resumption would help to keep unemployment at normal levels so that it does not rise rapidly. It…

Bus services resume between the Baltic states

Monday, May 25, 2020

Lux Express has relaunched regular journeys between Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, while Ecolines will start operating later this week. Tickets on Lux Express from Vilnius to Riga and Tallinn are already available, while journeys with Ecolines to the Latvian capital can be booked starting May 29. Safety requirements vary by country,  according   to Estonian public broadcaster ERR News. In Estonia and Latvia, it is sufficient for the first row…

Lithuanian churches to resume Sunday masses and weddings

Friday, May 8, 2020

Starting on May 10, Roman Catholic churches in Lithuania will resume holding services on Sundays, the Bishop’s Conference said on Thursday. The conference asked clergy and the faithful to continue following coronavirus safety guidelines. Baptism and wedding services may also be performed as long as social distancing is observed. The bishops suspended all public church services after the government introduced a nationwide coronavirus quarantine on March 16.Churches were  allowed  …