Video: Latvia cuts public services

Hospitals and schools face closure in country hit hard by financial crisis.

     

    Recession prompts Latvia to cut public services

    Few countries in Europe are feeling the recession as acutely as Latvia, where the public purse is running so low that many hospitals and schools are being shut down because the government can no longer afford to keep them open.

    Jonah Hull reports from Riga, the Latvian capital. 

    SOURCE: Agencies


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