Mindaugas Griškonis ir Saulius Ritteris

Lithuania at Rio Olympics: Day 6

Two medals in rowing events finally put Lithuania on the medal winner’s table. In swimming, a new national record has been claimed twice, while in sailing Lithuanian athletes are continuing to fight for a place in the medal race. The basketball team secured its place in the top 16 with a victory over Argentina. […]

Juozas Bernotas

Team Lithuania at Rio Olympics: Sailing

Lithuania will be represented by two sailors who will compete in the ocean waters of Rio de Janeiro in the Olympic Games starting next week. […]

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The impact of Panama Papers in Eastern Europe – and rest of the world

On April 3, the Panama Papers hit media outlets around the world, and the fallout was swift. […]

Carlos Levenstein
Global LT

Brazilian man with Lithuanian roots charges businesses for his consultations – unless they’re Lithuanian

If you met Carlos Levenstein in Sao Paulo, Brazil, you might not believe that he carries a Lithuanian passport. But this Brazilian man, who has loved pickles and black bread since he was a child, does what he can to support his Lithuanian roots. He regrets not knowing Lithuanian, so he makes up for it by helping Lithuanian businesses enter the South American market. […]

Lithuanian Embassy (left ) and Cuban Mission in Washington   Photo Ludo Segers
Foreign affairs

Lithuania and Cuba soon to be diplomatic neighbours in Washington

Early Thursday morning several media teams set up in the neighbourhood of the Lithuanian Embassy in Washington DC. The Swiss Embassy, Cuban Special Interest Section is located next door to the Lithuanian Embassy on 16th Street. It houses the Cuban representation in the US Capital after the Americans severed diplomatic relations with the island nation 54 years ago at the height of the Cold War. The somewhat secretive mission got mainly attention in the past whenever demonstrators would gather to demand the release of Americans or dissidents held in Cuban prisons. All of that is about to end. […]

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Foreign affairs

Ties with Brazil are gaining momentum, Lithuanian foreign minister says

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius, who is currently on an official visit to Brazil, met with Minister of External Relations Mauro Vieira and Deputy Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade Ivan Ramalho on Yuesday, the MFA said. […]