Politics

November 14, 2017

Lithuania takes first step in legalizing medical cannabis

VILNIUS – The Lithuanian parliament has almost unanimously voted to consider a legislative amendment that could legalize medical cannabis, and potentially open the door for the […]
November 14, 2017

IMF says Lithuania’s economy is experiencing rapid, broad-based growth

WASHINGTON DC – An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visited Vilnius during November 7–13, 2017, to discuss recent economic developments and policy priorities with the Lithuanian […]
November 13, 2017

Some members of parliament want to ban sex change in Lithuania

VILNIUS – Thirty-one MPs from various political groups of the Lithuanian Parliament have proposed to amend the Civil Code and to prohibit surgical or medical gender […]
November 9, 2017

Compensation for private Jewish property would antagonize Lithuanian society

VILNIUS – Compensating Jews and their descendants for their private property seized during the Nazi occupation of Lithuania would create confrontation in society, the chairman of […]