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Latvia Weekly

By Latvia Weekly

A weekly podcast that discusses the latest happenings in Latvia, hosted by Otto Tabuns and Joe Horgan

  1. 1.
    LW #98: The COVID "Second Wave" Arrives in Latvia, and News from October 9th - 20th, 202010/20/2020
    49:01
  2. 2.
    LW #97: New Council, New Restrictions, and News from October 4th - 8th, 202010/09/2020
    31:10
  3. 3.
    LW #96: State Visit, the State of Education, and News from September 21 - October 3, 202010/04/2020
    28:52
  4. 4.
    LW #95: Saskaņa Shakeup and News from September 15th - 20th, 202009/21/2020
    35:34
  5. 5.
    LW #94: Train Traps, Constitutional Fun, and News from September 2nd - 14th, 202009/15/2020
    36:57
  6. 6.
    LW #93: Back to School in a Time of COVID and News from August 19th - September 1st, 202009/01/2020
    1:10:24
  7. 7.
    LW Presents: The Results of the 2020 Rīga City Council Election08/30/2020
    18:50
  8. 8.
    LW #92: Belarus Protests and News from August 11th - 18th, 202008/19/2020
    1:09:12
  1. 9.
    LW #91: Gentle Waves and News From August 5th - 10th, 202008/10/2020
    1:17:00
  2. 10.
    LW #90: A Political Start to August and News from July 29th - August 4th, 202008/04/2020
    1:23:05
  3. 11.
    LW Presents: Rīga Election 2020 Guide Part 2 — The Challenger Parties07/30/2020
    44:58
  4. 12.
    LW Presents: Rīga Election 2020 Guide Part 1 — The Incumbent Parties07/30/2020
    1:03:48
  5. 13.
    LW #89 The ABC's of Returning to School and News From July 21st - 28th, 202007/28/2020
    1:10:09
  6. 14.
    Latvia Weekly Interviews: Journalist Kārlis Streips07/26/2020
    42:59
  7. 15.
    LW #88 An Unpredictable Summer Continues and News From July 15th - 20th, 202007/21/2020
    50:51
  8. 16.
    LW #87: A Small COVID Bump and News From July 7th - 14th, 202007/15/2020
    59:19
  9. 17.
    LW #86: University Merger, Potholes of Doom, Giant Catfish, and News from June 29th - July 6th, 202007/07/2020
    1:02:15
  10. 18.
    LW #85: Pandemic Summer Travel Guide and News from June 22nd - 28th, 202006/29/2020
    43:24
  11. 19.
    LW #84: The Pitfalls of Travel at Midsummer and News from June 13th - 21st, 202006/22/2020
    1:11:37
  12. 20.
    LW #83: Redrawing the Map and News from June 5th - 12th, 202006/14/2020
    1:10:42
  13. 21.
    LW #82: Latvia Warms Up and News from May 29th - June 4th, 202006/05/2020
    1:05:40
  14. 22.
    LW #81: Light at the End of the Tunnel (for now) and News from May 15th-28th, 202005/29/2020
    55:44
  15. 23.
    LW Interviews: The American-Born English Teachers of Tava Klase05/22/2020
    50:57
  16. 24.
    LW #80: Snow in Spring and News from May 8th - 14th, 202005/14/2020
    1:01:15
  17. 25.
    LW Interviews: Expats in Latvia founder Roland Abou Younes05/14/2020
    1:01:18
  18. 26.
    LW #79: Baltic Borders Reopening and News from May 1st - 7th, 202005/08/2020
    1:11:49
  19. 27.
    LW Interviews: Podcaster Kristaps Andrejsons on Censorship, COVID, and Spring in Latgale05/01/2020
    34:55
  20. 28.
    LW #78: Three Stars for Kārlis and News From April 24th - 30th, 202004/30/2020
    1:16:19
  21. 29.
    LW #77 End of the Road for Unregulated Electric Scooters and News From April 17 - 23, 202004/24/2020
    1:19:55
  22. 30.
    LW #76: A Blustery Day in the CITY of Jelgava, and News From April 10th - 16th, 202004/16/2020
    1:13:21
  23. 31.
    LW ##75: An International Easter and News From April 3rd - 9th, 202004/09/2020
    1:13:25
  24. 32.
    LW #74: Latvia Goes Remote and News From March 27th - April 2nd, 202004/02/2020
    1:16:35
  25. 33.
    LW #73: An Unusual Spring in Latvia and News From March 18th - 26th, 202003/26/2020
    1:14:27
  26. 34.
    LW #72: Life Under Lockdown, and News from March 11th - 17th, 202003/17/2020
    1:19:12
  27. 35.
    LW #71: (A Bit of) Good News from March 4th - 10th, 202003/10/2020
    54:59
  28. 36.
    LW #70: COVID-19 Comes to Latvia, and News from February 26th - March 3rd, 202003/04/2020
    59:33
  29. 37.
    LW #69: Students Discuss the News From February 19th - 25, 202002/25/2020
    56:13
  30. 38.
    LW #68: Stormy Weather Breaks in Rīga and News from February 12th - 18th, 202002/19/2020
    1:00:15
  31. 39.
    LW #67: Rīga City Council Goes Supernova and News from February 4th - 11th, 202002/11/2020
    1:05:02
  32. 40.
    LW #66: Otto and Olevs in Poland, and News from January 29th - February 4th, 202002/04/2020
    43:05
  33. 41.
    LW #65: Blackout for Mayor Burovs and News from January 22nd - 28th, 202001/28/2020
    1:03:47
  34. 42.
    LW #64: Railway Reductions and News from January 15 - 21st, 202001/21/2020
    47:49
  35. 43.
    LW #63: Central Market Demolition and News from January 8th - 14th, 201901/14/2020
    55:01
  36. 44.
    LW #62: Warm Winter, Calling Ventspils, and News from January 3rd - 7th, 201901/08/2020
    53:26
  37. 45.
    LW Interviews: "The Eastern Border" podcast host Kristaps Andrejsons01/05/2020
    59:03
  38. 46.
    LW #61: A New Year in Latvia, Calling Ludza, and News from December 28th 2019 - January 2nd, 202001/02/2020
    1:08:10
  39. 47.
    LW #60: 2019 Year in Review and News from December 21 - 27, 201912/28/2019
    1:45:42
  40. 48.
    LW #59: "Person of the Year" Nominations and News from December 14th - 20th, 201912/21/2019
    1:09:02
  41. 49.
    LW #58: Pūce's "Nuclear Option," Lemberg's America Problem, and News from December 7th - 13th, 201912/13/2019
    58:00
  42. 50.
    LW #57: Pūce Prepares to Dump Rīga City Council and News from November 28th - December 5th, 201912/05/2019
    1:13:51
  43. 51.
    LW #56: Ķekava Calling and News from November 22nd - 27th, 201911/26/2019
    50:31
  44. 52.
    LW Presents: The Healthcare Funding Crisis, a Special Report11/24/2019
    39:47
  45. 53.
    LW #55: A Brief History of the Rīga City Council Mess and News From November 14th - 21st, 201911/21/2019
    46:11
  46. 54.
    LW Presents: The 18th of November, a Proclamation Day Special11/16/2019
    30:02
  47. 55.
    LW #54: Soldiers and Artists Remembered, and News from November 7th - 13th, 201911/13/2019
    1:00:29
  48. 56.
    LW #53: CO2 Panic, Driving Exams, and News From October 29th - November 6th, 201911/06/2019
    58:27
  49. 57.
    LW Interviews: Latvia's Honorary Consul to Texas Peter Ragauss11/01/2019
    41:11
  50. 58.
    LW #52: Birthdays, Bottle Deposits, and News from October 24th - 28th, 201910/27/2019
    1:02:20
  51. 59.
    LW #51: Super Strawberries and News from October 17th - 23rd, 201910/25/2019
    1:02:09
  52. 60.
    LW #50: Budget Bagged and Delivered and News from October 11th - 16th, 201910/16/2019
    1:17:48
  53. 61.
    LW #49: A Bad Week for (Former) Mayors and News from October 3rd - 10th, 201910/10/2019
    58:27
  54. 62.
    LW #48: Minister Šuplinska's Rough Week and News from September 25th - October 2nd, 201910/02/2019
    1:12:42
  55. 63.
    LW #47: Calling Liepāja and News from September 18th - 24th, 201909/24/2019
    1:06:32
  56. 64.
    LW# 46: A Change of Seasons and News from September 12th - 17th, 201909/17/2019
    1:02:33
  57. 65.
    LW #45: Budging Budget and News from September 3rd to September 11th, 201909/12/2019
    26:57
  58. 66.
    LW #44: Back to School in Jelgava and News from August 28th - September 2nd, 201909/02/2019
    54:36
  59. 67.
    LW #43: Baltic Brotherhood and News from August 19th - 27th, 201908/27/2019
    57:30
  60. 68.
    LW #42: PNB (Norvik) Bank Shutdown and News from August 12th - 18th, 201908/18/2019
    58:52
  61. 69.
    LW Interviews: Latvian Holocaust Historian Richards Plavnieks08/15/2019
    35:14
  62. 70.
    LW #41: City Council Countdown and News from August 6th - 11th, 201908/11/2019
    58:23
  63. 71.
    LW #40: Happy Birthday to Latvian Railways and News from July 30th - August 5th, 201908/06/2019
    57:14
  64. 72.
    LW Presents: Akenfelds on the Road Pt. 2 — Cycling through Eastern Latvia08/02/2019
    49:12
  65. 73.
    LW #39: Public Radio Predicaments and News from July 23rd - 29th, 201907/29/2019
    56:53
  66. 74.
    LW Interviews: Latvian Debate Association Members Rasmuss Filips Geks and Edgars Klētnieks07/28/2019
    1:07:34
  67. 75.
    LW #38: JKP's "Yellow Card" and News from July 15th - 22nd, 201907/23/2019
    59:31
  68. 76.
    LW Interviews: Freelance Journalist Anna Ūdre07/21/2019
    51:14
  69. 77.
    LW #37: Bribes, Broken Bikes, and News from July 10th - 14th, 201907/15/2019
    56:10
  70. 78.
    LW #36: Levits Inaugurated, Broka in Custody, and News from July 3rd - 10th, 201907/10/2019
    56:01
  71. 79.
    LW #35: Ušakovs Under Investigation and News from June 27th - July 2nd, 201907/02/2019
    56:04
  72. 80.
    LW #34: City Council Confusion and News from June 20th - 26th, 201906/27/2019
    55:28
  73. 81.
    LW Presents: Akenfelds on the Road — Cycling through Western Latvia06/25/2019
    40:15
  74. 82.
    LW Presents: The 2019 Līgo/Jāņi Midsummer Special with Austra Apsīte06/22/2019
    47:39
  75. 83.
    LW #33: Coalition Cracks and News from June 12th - 19th, 201906/20/2019
    58:12
  76. 84.
    LW Interviews: Archaeology Assistant Jānis Tomašuns06/16/2019
    45:31
  77. 85.
    LW #32: Tropical Troubles and News from June 5th - 11th, 201906/12/2019
    50:39
  78. 86.
    LW Interviews: Latvian Bible Society Gen. Secretary Valdis Tēraudkalns and Editor Ņikita Andrejevs06/09/2019
    30:22
  79. 87.
    LW Presents: End Of An Era — The Tenures of President Vējonis and Mayor Ušakovs06/07/2019
    1:04:03
  80. 88.
    LW #31: Hello President Levits, Hello Goodbye Mayor Turlais? News from May 29th - June 4th, 201906/05/2019
    57:54
  81. 89.
    LW Interviews: LIAA Tourism Dept. Leading Expert Martiņš Enģelis06/02/2019
    52:22
  82. 90.
    LW #30: Trains, Taxis, Bikes, and News from May 23rd - 28th05/29/2019
    52:36
  83. 91.
    LW Presents: The 2019 European Parliament Election Results Special05/29/2019
    1:03:35
  84. 92.
    LW Interviews: Zemgale NGO Center Director Uldis Dumiņš05/25/2019
    38:57
  85. 93.
    LW #29: Presidential Election Preview and News from May 18th - 22nd, 201905/23/2019
    58:33
  86. 94.
    LW #28: Europe Day and News from May 8th - 17th, 201905/18/2019
    1:06:47
  87. 95.
    LW Interviews: FIRST LEGO League Latvia coordinators Edgars Skruodis and Anna Skruode05/13/2019
    38:42
  88. 96.
    LW #27: KPV's Iron Throne and News from May 1st - 7th, 201905/07/2019
    50:57
  89. 97.
    LW #26: Deglava Drama and News from April 22nd - 29th, 201905/01/2019
    59:59
  90. 98.
    LW #25: European Election Preview and News from April 15th - 21st, 201904/22/2019
    1:15:53
  91. 99.
    LW #24: Public Television Turbulence and News from April 8th - 14th, 201904/14/2019
    53:11
  92. 100.
    LW #23: Jūrmala's Baby Seals and News from April 2nd - 7th, 201904/08/2019
    48:44
  93. 101.
    LW #22: "Game Over" for Rīga's Casinos and News from March 25th - April 2nd, 201904/02/2019
    57:46
  94. 102.
    LW #21: Running in Latvia and News from March 18th-24th, 201903/24/2019
    39:35
  95. 103.
    LW #20: St. Patrick's Day and News from March 11th-17th, 201903/17/2019
    55:23
  96. 104.
    LW #19: International Women's Day and News from March 4th-10th, 201903/13/2019
    39:53
  97. 105.
    LW #18: Ušakov's Ticket to Brussels and News from February 25th - March 3rd, 201903/03/2019
    45:52
  98. 106.
    LW #17: Renovations for Uzvaras Parks and News from February 18th - 24th, 201902/24/2019
    50:51
  99. 107.
    LW #16: Trains of the Future and News from February 11th - 17th, 201902/17/2019
    46:07
  100. 108.
    LW #15: KPV in Divorce Court and News from February 4th - February 10th, 201902/11/2019
    46:33
  101. 109.
    LW #14: Ušakovs Under Fire and News from January 27th - February 3rd, 201902/03/2019
    45:20
  102. 110.
    LW Presents: The International Recognition Special02/02/2019
    39:16
  103. 111.
    LW #13: Kariņš' New Cabinet and News from January 20th - 26th, 201901/26/2019
    49:48
  104. 112.
    LW #12: Kaimiņš vs Gobzems and News from January 14th - 19th, 201901/19/2019
    48:05
  105. 113.
    LW #11: Kariņš' Potential Premiership and News from January 7th - 13th, 201901/13/2019
    52:32
  106. 114.
    LW #10: 2018 Year in Review and News from December 31st, 2018 - January 6th, 201901/06/2019
    1:28:55
  107. 115.
    LW #9: Winter Comes to Latvia and News from December 17th - 22nd, 201812/22/2018
    49:18
  108. 116.
    LW Presents: The 2018 Christmas Special!12/21/2018
    55:46
  109. 117.
    LW #8: Public Transit Corruption and News from December 10th - December 16th, 201812/16/2018
    46:23
  110. 118.
    LW #7: Otto in NYC and News from December 3rd - December 11th, 201812/11/2018
    48:18
  111. 119.
    LW #6: Mr. Tabuns goes to Washington and News from November 26th - December 2nd, 201812/03/2018
    45:23
  112. 120.
    LW #5: Talking Turkey about the Coalition Process and News from November 19th - 25th, 201811/25/2018
    45:59
  113. 121.
    LW#4: Latvia Turns 100 and News from November 12th - 18th, 201811/19/2018
    45:57
  114. 122.
    LW #3: Lāčplēša diena and News from November 5th - 11th, 201811/11/2018
    45:21
  115. 123.
    LW #2: A Trip on the Rīga-Jelgava Railway and News from October 29th - November 4th, 201811/04/2018
    45:39
  116. 124.
    LW #1: Coalition Building Headaches and News from October 22nd - 28th, 201810/28/2018
    1:20:11

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