Members of the Cleveland Latvian community prepare for the arrival of Latvian president Valdis Zatlers.
The 4 people most responsible for the Latvian Garden - Anda Cook, Silvija Rutenbergs and...
Silvija Rutenbergs, President of the Cleveland Latvian Association
Latvian President Valdis Zatlers arrives at the Latvian Garden
Latvian President Valdis Zatlers speaks to the crowd
Silvija Rutenbergs shows the Cleveland Latvian Cultural Garden to President Valdis Zatlers and wife Lilita
President Zatlers is serenaded
Latvian President Valdis Zatlers and wife Lilita
meet and greet the crowd
This was the 2nd time that a Latvian president visited Cleveland. The first was in 1994 after Latvia gained freedom.
President Valdis Zatlers met with President George W. Bush and Vice-President Dick Cheney on Thursday and Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice on Friday before coming to Cleveland.
President Zatlers says farewell
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