Will he stay or will he go?
Latvia was awaiting a press conference midday Tuesday from central bank governor Ilmārs Rimšēvičs at which he is expected to respond to allegations he has solicited large-scale bribes and to announce his future plans.
Latvian central bank governor suspected of seeking large bribe
The Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) said February 19 it had been holding central bank governor Ilmārs Rimšēvičs in detention for the last two days because he was suspected of accepting or soliciting a bribe of at least 100,000 euros.
Four people die in fire
On the night to February 19, four people perished in a fire in the Garkalne municipality near Riga.
Tax service pursues high-ranking official
The Tax and Customs Police of the State Revenue Service (VID) on February 12 sent to the prosecutor the case concerning the income declaration of Inga Koļegova, the head of the State Environmental Service. 
Taxify won't be leaving Latvia
The Taxify rideshare app won't be leaving Latvia after a controversial rule was removed from the proposed rideshare regulations, Taxify Latvia head Juris Krūmiņš told Latvian Radio February 8.
Stray dogs kill 40 deer at farm
Stray dogs have pulled 40 fallow deer to pieces at a farm in Kuldīga, and about the same number has gone missing, reported the Skrunda regional TV channel on February 6.
Diaspora communications policy considered
On 5 February, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a discussion on social media accessibility for the diaspora, cooperation with the diaspora media, public support for communication with the diaspora and the contents of public service remit concerning the diaspora and return migration related topics.