Latvian 'Stop Covid' app first of its kind in the world
The "Apturi Covid" (Stop Covid) application developed by the Latvian IT industry will be the first application of its kind in the world, said Andris Bērziņš, co-founder of the non-governmental organization  TechHub Riga, in an interview with Latvian Radio on May 29.
Population of Latvia declined by 12,000 last year
Latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) and released May 28 show that at the beginning of 2020 the population of Latvia accounted for 1,908,000 people, which is 12,300 thousand people fewer than a year earlier. 
More free movement could be allowed
The requirement for self-isolation for people who enter Latvia could be reviewed in the near future, said Jurijs Perevovščikovs, director of the Department for Disease and Prevention Control (SPKC) in an interview to Latvian Television on May 27.
Germans appreciate Latvian food: Sandra's store and story
At the beginning of May, a special store opened its doors in Bavaria, Germany. It is the only shop in Germany that sells exclusively Latvian-produced groceries. The owner, Sandra Balcere, spoke to on May 24 about her business.
Plant wonders: Nutritious Nettle
Nettles (Urtica urens) may be harder to harvest but certainly worth the effort. Expert and doctor of pharmaceutics Vija Enina talks about the extensive use of nettles.