After the Government of Chile reinstated the requirement that people must undergo a PCR test -which must come out negative- to get across the border crossings through the Andes, some 2,000 lorry drivers have been lining up along the Cristo Redentor-Los Libertadores international crossing, which links Mendoza to Valparaíso.Add your comment!
Argentine President Alberto Fernández is once again under isolation after it was determined he has been in close contact with a positive case of COVID-19, while Productive Development Minister Matías Kulfas has already been confirmed as having the disease.Add your comment!
Next January 27, the president-elect of Honduras in Central America, a country known to live off the drugs trade and international aid will be taking office. Xiomara Castro, the first woman president of the country, and an icon of the left-wing progressive parties of Latin America promised during her campaign that her administration would cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan and establish full relations with Beijing, as recently happened in neighboring Nicaragua.Add your comment!
Global tourism experienced a 4% upturn in 2021, compared to 2020 (415 million versus 400 million). However, international tourist arrivals (overnight visitors) were still 72% below the pre-pandemic year of 2019, according to preliminary estimates by United Nations World Tourism Organization, WTO. This follows on from 2020, the worst year on record for tourism when international arrivals decreased by 73%.Add your comment!
Retired Venezuelan health care workers Wednesday staged a protest in demand for better pensions, claiming that what they were earning were miserable salaries with which they were being starved to deathAdd your comment!
The Royal Navy's first-ever female admiral has taken command – smashing a century-old glass ceiling in the service. After 25 years' service, Jude Terry takes the helm as Director of People and Training and Naval Secretary.Add your comment!
Mia Mottley looked poised to be re-elected as Prime Minister of Barbados, while projections heralded the Barbados Labor Party (BLP) will hold more than two-thirds of the seats in Parliament following Wednesday's (Jan. 19) elections.Add your comment!
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed Wednesday that his so-called Plan B sanitary restrictions applied in the Government's fight against COVID-19 will be lifted as of next week.Add your comment!
The future of Serbian star Novak Djokovic seems to be drifting away from tennis. First, he was deported from Australia for not being jabbed and later France announced similar rules would apply to any unvaccinated traveler, which means he would also miss the second Grand Slam tournament of the year.Add your comment!
Ingrid Betancourt, a politician who was captured by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas while campaigning for the presidency and held hostage for six years, Tuesday announced she would run again.Add your comment!