According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourism saw a strong rebound in the first five months of 2022, with almost 250 million international arrivals recorded. This compares to 77 million arrivals from January to May 2021 and means that the sector has recovered almost half (46%) of pre-pandemic 2019 levels.Add your comment!
Venezuela's increasingly deeper ties with Iran have resulted in flag carrier Conviasa starting nonstop services to Tehran once a week as of Sunday, it was announced.Add your comment!
Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez last week announced he would up funding for the National Intelligence Secretariat (SNI), an agency created in 2018. Abdo justified his move on the body's precarious budget, due to which it relies on foreign cooperation to fulfill its mission.Add your comment!
The legal and political challenges in the South Atlantic fishery, particularly those related to the fishing activities neighboring Argentina's EEZ, and implications of the Falklands/Malvinas Question were the central discussion of a seminar held at the Argentine foreign ministry.1 comment
Congolese authorities have taken action Sunday after two people were killed by fire stemming from the United Nations peacekeeping forces stationed in the violence-torn African country, it was announced Sunday.Add your comment!
Double celebration for the Falkland Islands. The Islands Lawn Bowls Ladies Single Daphne Arthur Almond beat India's Tania Choudhary in a very tense competition from 21 to 20.Add your comment!
The Government of New Zealand has fully reopened its borders effective August 1 to foreign visitors, thus ending the sanitary restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic. The South Pacific country had one of the toughest travel regimes imposed on health grounds globally. Before Covid-19, tourism accounted for 5.5% of New Zealand's GDP.Add your comment!
Peruvian health authorities have reported the number of monkeypox cases in the country had reached 282 Sunday, 34 days after the first infection was confirmed.Add your comment!
US President Joseph Biden has tested positive again for COVID-19, the White House reported. According to his head physician, he continues to feel well and is asymptomatic but will nonetheless work from isolation.Add your comment!
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who is second in line to the presidential succession, has announced she would carry on with her plans to lead a delegation of lawmakers from her country on an Asian tour, but there was no mention of Taiwan.Add your comment!