Special interests turn to referendums

  • 2012-02-08
  • From wire reports
RIGA - In a sign of just how young and immature Latvia’s democracy is, politicians seemingly feel it necessary to turn their every whim or displeasure into a national referendum.Already this fall, a group of politically active people could gather 10,000 signatures to propose disbanding the 11th Saeima, the deputy head of Harmony Center’s Saeima group, Valerijs Agesins, said, reports LETA.Though the country is coming off of an election last fall, he said “I cannot fully guarantee that Saeima’s dissolution will be demanded already this fall, but I believe that...
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