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I just plugged into a translator, and this is what I came up with, but it's definitely not right. Someone who actually knows grammar will have to translate:

ASV dares challenge toward sexual minorities judicial opponents, who Latvian goals of the house of the ambassador.

Posted by thehim | March 29, 2007 1:07 PM

@ 1, that sounds like a potential title for a Borat sequel.

Posted by Matt from Denver | March 29, 2007 1:13 PM

If you really need a translation you might try the UW Baltic Studies dept.

Posted by RS | March 29, 2007 1:25 PM

Haha definitely.

Posted by thehim | March 29, 2007 2:50 PM

The headline roughly translates to "USA begins investigation of sexual minority rights opponent, who misrepresented himself in Latvia as a White House official"

Posted by IndyR | March 29, 2007 2:55 PM

Oh, I thought it said "I am a turd, a stinky turd."

Posted by Meagan | March 29, 2007 5:26 PM

Eli, you rock.

Posted by Sean | March 29, 2007 7:55 PM

Eli, that is just recycled DPA article, which V-Diena took from Latvian news agency LETA. However, in today's paper there is an article. It's here:

Posted by Latvian | March 30, 2007 12:57 AM

Hi, I am Latvian and can translate but only during weekend, if this is still needed. I am also involved with the Latvian alliance of LGBT people and their friends called Mozaika and wok in Brussels for the European Region of the International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA-Europe). Juris

Posted by Juris | March 30, 2007 12:59 AM
Posted by Latvian | March 30, 2007 1:04 AM

@9: Translate away! Would love to see both articles in translation. You can email your translations to me here.

Posted by Eli Sanders | March 30, 2007 9:21 AM

The English translations of the two recent V-Diena articles are in your e-mail right now Eli.

My posts on them are on my blog. It's seems like there is a cleanup job in progress in Latvia with the principal players suddenly changing their tune about what they were told and believed.


Posted by The Gay Curmudgeon | April 1, 2007 9:53 PM

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