The United Kingdom has launched a simplified system regarding the processing of arriving passengers effective Monday, Oct. 4. Following long queues and no practical improvement, British authorities have decided that arriving travelers are to be measured as coming from a country within the red list... or not.
Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina have announced the vaccine certificates and protocols which will be demanded from cruise vessel passengers and crewmembers this coming summer season if they are to call in the three countries as part of their South American tours.
Eritrean citizen Natabay Tinsiew has died last week at the age of 127, making him eligible for a berth within the Guinness Book of Records as the world's longest-living person, his family hoped.
Argentine Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Friday announced the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine had been approved for use on children aged 3 to 11.
Punta Arenas, as the capital of the Chilean Magallanes Region and Chilean Antarctica, will finally have its International Antarctic Center making the city the logistic hub and gate of access to Western Antarctica, following on the regional council's decision to support and finance the 88 million dollars project as part of the development program for Extreme Zones.
Gibraltar Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo QC MP, tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday upon his return from the United Kingdom. Mrs Picardo, who travelled with the Chief Minister, has tested negative.
Argentina's Interior Minister Wado De Pedro, Friday announced that effective November 1 airlines interested in operating in the country will be able to do so with no coronavirus restrictions in place.
Chilean authorities have lifted the curfew imposed over a year and a half ago as a part of the sanitary measures against the COVID-19 pandemic effective Oct. 1, it was announced.
Despite the global pandemic, the strong strategic relationship between the Falkland Islands Government (FIG) and British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has gone from strength to strength. Following the success of the previous austral summer research season, the Falkland Islands is once again positioned to be the gateway for exciting and important Antarctic science over the next six to nine months.
Argentine authorities Wednesday have allowed for the access of people to Buenos Aires' main air terminal to accompany departing passengers, but those welcoming arriving travelers still need to wait outside, it was announced.