A consortium of Chinese companies describing themselves as mile 201 operators has expressed an interest in acquiring an Argentine shipyard in Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina.
Lufthansa will on Tuesday repeat its longest-ever non-stop flight as it flies an A350 from Hamburg to Mount Pleasant Airport in the Falkland Islands, according to aviation industry website Simple Flying. The German flag carrier first flew the route in January 2021 with a flight clocking in at 15 hours and 36 minutes.
In Uruguay, 35.6% of operational intensive care beds (ICBs) are occupied by Covid-19 patients, reported the Uruguayan Society of Intensive Care Medicine (SUMI). Medical specialists warn that this is a limit that could lead to problems in the functioning of the ICBs.
Argentina's Cabinet Chief Santiago Cafiero and Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Sunday announced new measures in light of the increase in Covid-19 cases and fatalities as the Easter Week holidays loom over.
Chilean President Sebastián Piñera Sunday announced he would put forward a bill to postpone the April 10-11 elections until May in view of the country's critical situation regarding Covid-19 infections and diseases.
Rescue efforts to unlock the Panama-flagged mega-ship Ever Given from the Suez Canal finally proved successful early Monday, Egyptian authorities confirmed. But it was too soon to know when traffic through the vital waterway might resume.
Over 200,000 doses of the University of Oxford /AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine arrived in Buenos Aires Sunday through the Covax mechanism, which is promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Vaccine Alliance Gavi.
The news came out Sunday in Washington that the administration of US President Joseph Biden was pushing for the development of a document whereby people should be available to prove whether they have been vaccinated against covid-19 or if they have the antibodies due to having had the disease, it was reported by The Washington Post.