Rinkēvičs: EU current budget plans are "unacceptable"
On 19 February 2019, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, took part in the meeting of the General Affairs Council in Brussels, at which Member State representatives discussed progress in negotiations on the EU budget for 2021–2027. 
100 days until European elections
February 15 marks one hundred days until Latvians - and other European Union citizens resident in Latvia - get to vote in the next European parliamentary elections.
New Conservatives also support Levits for second run for presidency
As of now, two right-of-center parties – the New Conservative Party (JKP), and the National Alliance party – support Egils Levits' candidacy as president of Latvia, reported LTV February 14. Levits meanwhile said his decision on whether to become a candidate depends on coalition-wide support.
Vējonis facing slim chances of re-election
This summer, MPs are electing the 13th Latvian president in what will be the first open presidential vote in history. While no official candidates have been named yet, it's unlikely current president Raimonds Vējonis will be elected for a second term, reported LTV February 7.
Party ratings: Conservatives up, KPV down
The latest political opinion poll conducted by SKDS for Latvian Television makes interesting reading. Carried out in January, with the 13th Saeima just three months old, it shows growth in support for the New Conservative Party and a significant drop-off in support for KPV LV.
Baltic PMs in Rīga: We remain united over Brexit
New Latvian Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš had his first joint meeting with his counterparts from fellow Baltic states Estonia and Lithuania February 4 - or rather he would have done had not the weather intervened.
Culture minister seeks rapid exit from government
Less than a week after a new government was approved by a Saeima vote, the first potential change to Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš' cabinet loomed large with Culture Minister Dace Melbārde confirming she would be seeking to swap her seat at the cabinet table for one at the European parliament in Brussels.
Watch: Experts discuss Latvia's foreign policy priorities
The Latvian Institute for International Affairs (LIIA) recently launched its 2019 Foreign and Security Policy Yearbook, in cooperation with the Parliament of the Republic of Latvia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
Introducing the Kariņš government
It may only be two days old, but Latvia's new government is already showing that it is taking the power of online media seriously with the release of its first film.
Loskutovs poised to take Kariņš' seat in European Parliament
Aleksejs Loskutovs (New Unity) who ran in the 13th Saeima elections but was not elected to the parliament, is prepared to replace Latvia’s prime minister nominee Krišjānis Kariņš (New Unity) in the European Parliament, the politician told LETA.