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2024 in Latvia

2024
in
Latvia

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Events in the year 2024 in Latvia.

Incumbents

Events

  • 11 January – Latvia announces it will ban the sale and use of tobacco and nicotine products for those under 20 years of age, effective from 1 January 2025.[1]
  • 28 March – Foreign Minister Krišjānis Kariņš announces his resignation effective 10 April following a decision by the Latvian prosecutor general’s office to initiate criminal proceedings over the alleged misuse of public funds in the utilization of private aviation services by Kariņš and his delegations during his prime ministership.[2]
  • 31 March–6 April – 2024 IIHF Women's World Championship Division I B at Riga[3]
  • 19 April – Baiba Braže is confirmed as Latvia's new Foreign Minister following the resignation of Krišjānis Kariņš.[citation needed]

Holidays

Source:[4][5]

Art and entertainment

Deaths

  • 20 January – Inguna Bauere, 63, writer, engineer, and teacher.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ ERR (2024-01-11). "2025. aastast alates ei tohi alla 20-aastased lätlased suitsetada". ERR (in Estonian). Retrieved 2024-01-11.
  2. ^ "Latvia's foreign minister will step down after a probe over his office's use of private flights". Associated Press. Retrieved 28 March 2024.
  3. ^ "IIHF announce 2024 World Championship tournaments and venues". Ice Hockey UK. 26 May 2023. Retrieved 27 November 2023.
  4. ^ "Latvia Public Holidays 2024". Public Holidays Global. Retrieved 27 November 2023.
  5. ^ "About holidays, memories and notable days". Latvijas Vēstnesis. Retrieved 27 November 2023.
  6. ^ "Mūžībā devusies rakstniece Inguna Bauere". www.delfi.lv (in Latvian). Retrieved 2024-01-20.
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