Posts tagged as Spain

Tyler Cavanaugh from Spain to Lithuania

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Tyler Cavanaugh (206 cm, F) finished his season in the Spanish ACB and has signed with BC Zalgiris Kaunas. This season Cavanaugh averaged 7.9 ppg and 4.5 rebounds for Iberostar Tenerife BC Canarias. Cavanaugh will play EuroLeague again next season. He played EuroLeague in 19/20 with Alba Berlin. Cavanaugh has played 50 NBA games for Atlanta and Utah. He is now 27 years old. Tyler Cavanaugh played two years of…

Spanish Foreign Minister visits Latvia

Friday, April 9, 2021

Spain’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain, Arancha González Laya, was in Latvia on 8 April to meet with Latvian Foreign Minister, Edgars Rinkēvičs, on the occasion of the centenary of diplomatic relations between Latvia and Spain. The Foreign Ministers discussed bilateral relations and current issues concerning the European Union and security policy, as well as sharing views on developments in the EU’ s eastern and southern neighbourhoods. Following the meeting…

Leaders of Lithuania, Belgium, Denmark, Spain and Poland call for an increase in vaccine production capacities

Thursday, February 25, 2021

It states that Europe continues to face challenges due to insufficient vaccine supplies and production difficulties. “The emergence of new COVID variants jeopardizes our path to full recovery and normal life,” the letter says. Leaders emphasize the need for immediate action by the Community and member states to boost vaccine production capacities. They underlined the necessity to provide the right support to Europe-based producers in case unexpected problems emerge during…

Spain receives one billion more from EU fund to cover ERTE

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

THE European Commission has disbursed another tranche of the loan to finance public spending on Spain’s ERTE in today (February 2) and aid for the cessation of activity of self-employed that amounts to €1,030 billion, as reported by the institution in a statement. This is the third tranche Spain has received having already had €11,030 billion from the SURE fund, which was created for the Member States to put in…

Spain to be added to coronavirus ‘blacklist’ in Lithuania

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Lithuania may add Spain to its coronavirus “blacklist” list after a recent spike in infections in the country, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday, cautioning travelers to consider the risk of having to self-isolate on return. “Unless the trend changes, Spain will on Friday be added to the list of countries arrivals from which are subject to a 14-day mandatory isolation period,” it said. Currently, countries with over 25 new…

Coronavirus: Lithuanian traveler flying from Spain fell ill onboard

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

One new coronavirus case has been confirmed in Lithuania over the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 1,875, the country’s Health Ministry said on Tuesday. Based on the latest statistics, 213 people are considered active cases, 1,571 have recovered, and 130 are in isolation. Seventy-nine people have died of Covid-19 in the country so far, and another 12 coronavirus-infected patients have died of other causes. A total of 465,396…

Lithuania allows flights to 6 countries, including Italy

Thursday, June 11, 2020

The Lithuanian government gave the nod to resuming direct regular flights to six more countries: Cyprus, Greece, Croatia, Italy, Spain and Ireland. The foreign minister said Wizz Air, Ryanair and Air Baltic had asked for permission to relaunch more flights to and from Lithuania. “Cyprus will reopen to unrestricted travel by Lithuanian citizens from June 20. Wizz Air would fly to Larnaca from Vilnius and Ryanair would fly to Paphos…

Spain successfully completes first month leading NATO’s Baltic Air Policing

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Spain will complete its first month leading the current rotation of NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission this week, after taking over on the 1st of May. Based at Šiauliai Airbase in Lithuania, the Spanish Air Force is helping to protect the airspace of NATO’s Baltic Allies Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania until the end of August. Spain’s deployment is supplemented by detachments of UK jets at Siauliai, as well as French…

Eight Lithuanians freed from modern slavery in Spain

Monday, May 25, 2020

Eight Lithuanian nationals have been freed from modern slavery Spain, Lithuanian Police said on Friday. Two other Lithuanian nationals were arrested in the operation in Valencia. Personal ID cards belonging to the victims, aged 29–44, and various documents were seized in the operation, as well as bank cards and over 10,000 euros in cash, believed to have been taken from the people kept as slaves. A man and a woman…