Monthly Archives: July 2012

Latvia’s Unemployment Rate Slowly Dropping

The unemployment rate in Latvia has recently dropped by 0.4%, going from 12.3% back in May this year, down to 11.9% in June. It has been predicted that this rate could continue to drop to around 10.9% in early 2013. At the beginning of June, there were 121,994 people who were registered as unemployed...

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Latvian Students Increase Demand for Rentals

Latvian Students Increase Demand for Rentals

This time of year is always the busiest in terms of students moving out of their University halls and inclusive properties and looking to rent or buy their first very own accommodation, in preparation for the new school year. In Latvia this month the rent market has remained as active as it was in...

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Deteriorating Riverbanks of Daugava

Many riverbanks along the Daugava River in Latvia are starting to crumble, with meters of land slowly sinking underwater due to harsh weather and a change in water levels. Latvenergo dedicates 850,000 LVL a year to try and save the banks, but it looks like this just isn’t enough. The state company, Vides Projekti,...

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