The Zarina family in Latvia
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Households in Latvia fear big tax rises

The government in Latvia is due to put a second round of tax increases and spending cuts to parliament.

Public sector workers have already seen their wages cut last year by around 30%.

For Latvian families who are struggling now, the measure could be the final straw, as the BBC's Damien McGuinness reports from the capital, Riga.

  • 06 Dec 2010