Lindblad Expeditions has inaugurated its first polar expedition cruise ship, National Geographic Endurance, in honor of explorer Ernest Shackleton's iconic Antarctic vessel. The incorporation to the fleet which took place in Reykjavik, Iceland was officially welcomed by Lindblad Expeditions’ founder and co-chair Sven Lindblad and CEO Dolf Berle, as well as her captain Aaron Wood.
Several Mercosur top officials will be attending the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Pre Summit that takes off this Monday in Rome until 28 July. The UN and Italy are hosting the Pre-Summit gathering under the leadership of UN Secretary-General António Guterres and Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi.
The Nicaraguan regime of former Sandinista guerrilla leader Daniel Ortega has placed right-wing presidential hopeful Noel José Vidaurre Arguello under house arrest for alleged treason.
The Uruguayan navy together with the Health ministry evacuated this weekend a fourth member of the crew from the Norwegian flagged vessel “Synnove Knutsen” anchored off the seaside resort of Piriapolis, and with several positive cases of Covid 19 on board.
It's winter holidays in Argentina and the season is working out to be far better than expected for Ushuaia in the extreme south of the country, with August expectations also on the bright side.
Three weeks after its approval by the local Legislative council of Tierra del Fuego, extreme south of Argentina, the provincial Executive finally promulgated the bill that bans the growth and farming of salmon species in the provincial sea and lakes jurisdictional waters.
Suzy Cortez, the 2019 Miss Bum Bum winner in Brazil, where Lionel Messi won the Copa America with Argentina earlier this month, has honored the occasion by showing off a freshly-inked anal tattoo on subscription site OnlyFans.
The rising sun flag is dear to the Japanese and part of its history. However, for the two Koreas, China, Myanmar, Malaysia, and other Asian nations, it is a symbol of the war atrocities committed by Japanese forces in the past. That is why flying the flag at the Tokyo Olympics has caused an uproar demanding it is banned from the Games.
The European Central Bank confirmed its expansive monetary policy this week, in accordance with its recently reviewed inflation target and in a context of growing Covid 19 contagions that threaten recovery.
The Government of Chile has announced it will open the country's borders since July 26 for vaccinated nationals and foreign residents. The country completely closed its borders last April and has so far required anyone allowed in to observe a mandatory quarantine at a sanitary hotel, a measure which will remain in force for the unvaccinated.