By S. Pelin Berkmen and Natasha Che – On June 29th, when some 250,000 students returned to classrooms in Montevideo, Uruguay reached a post-COVID-19 normalization milestone that is still a distant aspiration for most of Latin America. While the virus still rages on throughout the Americas, Uruguay’s daily count of new cases had been in the single digit for most days since May, despite the recent incipient outbreaks.Add your comment!
Almost 1.5 million people in Italy or 2.5% of the population have developed coronavirus antibodies, a figure six times more than official numbers reported, according to a survey from statistics agency Istat on Monday.Add your comment!
According to the Agricensus Agency, a load of Brazilian soy exported to northern China was detained on July 25 because ten crew members aboard a ship from Rio Grande do Sul have tested positive for Covid-19.Add your comment!
The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday that, despite strong hopes for a vaccine, there might never be a silver bullet for COVID-19. More than 18.14 million people around the world are reported to have been infected with the disease and 688,080 have died.Add your comment!
Italy inaugurated a sleek new bridge in Genoa on Monday, though relatives of the 43 people killed when the old viaduct collapsed said the pomp and ceremony risked overshadowing the tragedy.Add your comment!
Gibraltar has taken notice of the reports in the UK's press which confirm that, for several years, Spain has been actively engaged in anti-Gibraltar lobbying in Washington DC.Add your comment!
People across Britain enjoyed half-price meals on Monday as the government launched its Eat Out to Help Out scheme aimed at driving up business in the shattered hospitality industry after months of coronavirus lockdown.Add your comment!
Spain's former king Juan Carlos, who is facing investigation at home and abroad for corruption, announced on Monday that he will go into exile. The 82-year-old revealed he would leave the country in a letter to his son, the current King Felipe VI who accepted his decision and thanked him, the royal palace said in a statement.Add your comment!
The United States first crewed spaceship to fly to the International Space Station in nearly a decade returned safely to Earth on Sunday, splashing down in the Gulf of Mexico. The successful mission, carried out jointly by SpaceX and NASA, demonstrated that the United States has the capacity once more to send its astronauts to space and bring them back.Add your comment!
Guyana's elections commission on Sunday declared opposition presidential candidate Irfaan Ali the winner of a disputed Mar 2 election, paving the way for a change in power in the newly oil-producing South American country.Add your comment!