As restrictive sanitary measures are being gradually lifted worldwide, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) warned Thursday in Mexico City that things do not look so bright in Latin America regarding the Covid-19 pandemic.Add your comment!
The BBC has reported that nine months after it was rolled out, the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine has finally reached the Antarctic. It was flown in, via the Falkland Islands, this week to immunize the 23 staff members who've been keeping the British Antarctic Survey, BAS, Rothera research base running through the polar winter.Add your comment!
A 100-year-old former Nazi camp guard has been brought to trial Thursday for his alleged involvement as an accessory to more than 3,000 murders.Add your comment!
Given the favourable results that the Magallanes Region, extreme south of Chile is showing in its battle against the Covid-19 pandemic, Chilean authorities have decided to lessen the restrictions both for incoming domestic and international travellers arriving at Punta Arenas airport.Add your comment!
The 72-year-old Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded this year by Swedish Academy.Add your comment!
World food commodity prices rose in September, led by tightening supply conditions and robust demand for staples such as wheat and palm oil, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported. FAO's Food Price Index averaged 130.0 points in September, up 1.2% from August and 32.8% higher than in September 2020. The index tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly traded food commodities.Add your comment!
From 4 am on Monday 11 October, Uruguay will no longer be on the Red List for entering England. As to UK citizens planning to travel to Uruguay, the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advise against all but essential travel to the whole of Uruguay based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks.1 comment
The United Kingdom has removed 47 destinations from its travel red list, which has been narrowed down to just seven nations, all of them within Latin America and four from South America, it was announced Thursday.Add your comment!
The Israeli Government of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett government has placed all of its embassies and diplomatic missions worldwide on alert in view of threats of attacks from Iran that were disclosed following the arrest of a suspect who allegedly planned to murder Israeli businessmen in Cyprus.Add your comment!
The IMF elaborated and presented this month a preliminary statement on the situation of the Uruguayan economy based on Article IV mission findings.Add your comment!