EU: Students yes, pensioners no

  • 1999-04-01
  • Daniel Silva
RIGA - At the Riga's British Council office on Blaumana Street, Juris Strazdins looks through a binder that lists scholarships for studies in the UK and sighs. "There are scholarships to study abroad for Latvians, but there are so many more for EU citizens," he says.Strazdins is eager to see Latvia join the EU. He is not alone on Latvian campuses.A survey conducted by the SKDS polling company in February for the European Integration Office found students are the group most in favor of EU membership. A clear majority, 60 percent, said they would vote for membership in the Union if the questi...
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