Latvia: New Era party announces coalition deal

LATVIA - Latvia's election-leading New Era party, headed by former central bank chief Einars Repse, said Monday that it has negotiated a four-party center-right coalition deal to lead the country into the European Union and implement Western-style economic reforms.

The New Era party, led by former central bank chief Einars Repse, is being joined in the coalition by the Latvia First Party of Christian democrats, the centrist Union of Greens and Farmers, and the right-wing For the Fatherland and