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Global LT

The success story of a Spaniard in Lithuania

Meet Luis Velasco from Spain. He came to Lithuania, fell in love with Vilnius and looked for his dream job. He was fearless about changing positions despite not knowing the language and settled down in the cold north while everyone else dreamed of never-ending sunshine. Velasco is a Spanish visual director who has now spent more than a year and a half in Lithuania. […]

Society

Lithuania records dramatic spike in emigration last year

Emigration from Lithuania last year grew over 20% against 2014, according to the country’s statistics office. Meanwhile the number of arrivals dropped by a tenth. […]

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Economy

US companies say Lithuania’s migration system slowing down investment

The survey of members of the American Chamber of Commerce has shown that 58.4 percent of the respondents from major United States companies operating in Lithuania are unhappy with the current migration system in the country and regard it as poor or very poor. […]

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Politics

Lithuania gets ready for refugee challenge

As the European Union launches talks on refugee distribution, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says accepting several hundred refugees is not only a challenge but also an opportunity to solve the problem of short workforce supply. […]

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European Union

Lithuania wants to accept up to 200 refugees, according to interior minister

Lithuania’s Ministry of the Interior on Monday presented the government with a draft proposal which suggests accepting up to 200 refugees by 2018 in an effort to contribute to the resolution of the Mediterranean refugee crisis. […]