'Don’t emigrate, relocate,' says the Latvian government
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Last year, around 23 thousand people left Latvia, most of them of working age. This mass exodus began four years ago when the country’s economy was hard hit by the financial crisis and painful austerity measures were introduced. Now, in order to prevent the continuous drain of labour force, politicians want to give jobseekers money to relocate. Gederts Gelzis in Riga has more.