Kā Skotijā izaudzināt latviski runājošu bērnu. Vanteru ģimenes pieredze

Kopš 2009.gada, vairāk nekā 200000 cilvēki ir atstājuši Latviju, lai meklēt darbu iespējas ārzemēs*. Lielbritānijā, Īrijā un Vācijā ir lielākas latviešu emigrantu sabiedrības. No tā izriet svarīgi jautājumi: kā saglabāt latviešu valodu nākamajām paaudzēm un kā iemācīt ārzemēs dzīvojošiem bērniem runāt latviski? Ārzemēs dzimusī latviete Lidija Lieģis rakstu sērijā "Lsm.lv" rādīs valodas saglabāšanas pieredzi, dzīvojot svešumā.

The Book of Riga: contemporary Latvian writing at its best

The Book of Riga is the first English-language collection of short stories by contemporary Latvian authors to showcase the city’s rich history, its residents’ dark humour and their love of the mythical. The unique book brings together a range of tales, with history, society, love, philosophy, politics and mythology among the central themes. Many of the stories tell of an individual’s or society’s collective outrage and struggle with issues, including the economic crisis, political stagnation an

The Arabs making a life for themselves in Latvia

Hesham Dawoud came to Latvia eight years ago with his Latvian wife, who he says he met online. Between working in bars and doing evening shifts in a kebab shop, he has little spare time to socialise. Before moving to Riga, the 35-year-old Egyptian and his wife lived between Cairo and Alexandria. But when the country started becoming increasingly unstable prior to the 2011 revolution, Hesham and his wife decided to move to Riga.

Life in the fast lane ends for Antonov

Banker, entrepreneur and investor is how Vladimir Alexandrovich Antonov describes himself on the business networking site LinkedIn. Currently out on police bail, 36-year-old British-Russian Antonov and his Lithuanian business partner Raimondas Baranauskas were arrested on Nov. 24, 2011 in London after the Lithuanian authorities found over 290 million euros in assets missing from Snoras, Lithuania’s fifth biggest bank by assets, which the pair had a majority stake in.