Politics

November 15, 2017

Lithuania trying to attract foreigners to deal with emigration crisis

VILNIUS – The Speaker of Lithuanian Parliament Viktoras Pranckietis on Wednesday urged to attract more foreigners to deal with the country’s emigration crisis, reported local news […]
November 15, 2017

Vilnius announces emergency situation regarding Gediminas Hill landslides

VILNIUS – Vilnius has announced an emergency situation due to landslides on the capital city’s historical Gediminas Hill, a city official said on Tuesday. “It means […]
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 […]