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Ri·ga

(rē'gah),
Antonio, Italian physician, 1832-1919. See: Riga-Fede disease.
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Baiba Bane represents the Finance Ministry on the Freeport of Riga board, Dzineta Innusa - the Transport Ministry, Pavels Rebenoks - the Economics Ministry, and Riga City Council member Viesturs Zeps (For Development of Latvia) - the Environmental Protection and Regional Development Ministry.
AirBaltic serves over 70 routes from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, offering the largest variety of destinations and convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Middle East.
The gay pride parade in Riga that year gathered about 5,000 participants, and over 60 different cultural and entertainment events were organized in the Latvian capital during the EuroPride week.
Riga is also a business centre, with the central part of the city it's economic, financial, and cultural core and also the ideal place in which to organise conferences and exhibitions.
However, Moody's notes that the Baa1 rating also incorporates Riga's limited revenue-raising flexibility as well as the city's very high debt burden, due to Riga's off-balance sheet financing of some investments in the past, which stood at 134% of operating revenue in 2014.
The five-star De Rome hotel is situated in the heart of the city overlooking the liveliest street of Old Riga.
Splish-Splash Aside from yoga and cardio, Riga relies on a few non-strenuous activities for overall wellness.
Despite the recent global financial crisis, which savaged Latvia's economy, Riga airport has had an unprecedented increase in passenger numbers and has plans to construct a new terminal and a new runway to accommodate more airline traffic.
Delegates from Riga have visited Cardiff to draw-up plans for the Andrejsala project on the banks of the Daugava River.
The Reval is the largest and most up-to-date hotel in Latvia - its 27 storeys command an impressive view over Riga's old town.
With skipper Rachael McCarthy unfit to travel to Poole, Riga's prospects against a team boasting several England juniors looked grim.
William Hoffman talks about the road from his AIDS drama As Is to his new play, Riga with a quick stop at One Life to Live