Red Cross offers taste of Latvia

  • 1998-09-17
  • By Katya Cengel
RIGA - With Russia facing economic ruin, Latvia is finding ways to help out while keeping potential refugees on the other side of the border.Hearing stories of the food shortages in Russia and the zero export of Latvian goods to the area, Uldis Laucis, president of the Latvian Red Cross, thought of a way Latvia could help out. Laucis contacted Latvian companies that were stopping production of goods because of the economic situation in Russia and asked them if they would be willing to donate some of their perishable food. Knowing their meat, milk and fish products would go bad if left to si...
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