Ratings agency S&P Global (formerly known as Standard and Poor's) gave Latvia a shot in the arm September 22 by revising its outlook for the country to 'positive' from 'stable'.
Latvia this year has been a “top reformer” in Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), said the secretary general of OECD Angel Gurria on September 15, presenting an overview of the state of the national economy.
On September 13 the Innovation Center of the University of Latvia and Microsoft was opened, the first center of its kind in Northern Europe.
More than 150,000 people visited Latvia's pavilion at the 'EXPO 2017' event in Astana. The country was also awarded a bronze medal in design among similar-sized pavilions.
Born in 2009 as a reaction to the austerity caused by the economic crisis, Survival Kit has become the biggest contemporary art event in the Baltics.
Till November 26 you are welcome to visit the Latvian Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale and see the solo exhibition "What Can Go Wrong" by Latvian artist Miķelis Fišers.
The Latvian National Library (LNB) in the coming 18 months will implement a project concerned with digitization of cultural heritage co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and in cooperation with national information agency LETA and technologies company Fitek, LETA reported September 4.
The Latvian startup ecosystem platform Labs of Latvia has published an easy-to-understand guide to the country's innovative startup law that aims to encourage foreign investment.
The Chronicles of Melanie, a film about a woman deported to Siberia, is Latvia's 2017 pick for the Academy Awards' Best Foreign Language Film, the National Film Center told the press September 4.
Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova produced a thrilling display September 3 that sees her progress to the quarter finals of the US Open tennis championships.