After more than two years during which they were stopped amid the numerous sanitary restrictions to fight the spread of COVID-19, boat crossings between Paraguay and Argentina are scheduled to resume Monday at various points.
After a thorough recruitment and selection process, and in anticipation of the coming tourist season, the Government of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands have announced the appointment of Allison Kean as the new Visitor Management Officer.
With the departure on Monday of the Norwegian flagged three-mast tall ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl, Ushuaia, extreme south of Argentina, considered the successful 2021/22 cruise season over. According to local port authorities from the province of Tierra del Fuego, Ushuaia received more than 200 calls and some 60,000 visitors, since the arrival last 7 November of NatGeo Endurance, and was the only Latin American port that did not interrupt its summer activities.
Scores of Uruguayan travelers flocked the land crossings into Argentina as they waited to reach their destination for the entire week, probably to capitalize on a favorable currency exchange rate.
Following the announcement last month, concerning the relaxation of COVID-19 measures in the Falkland Islands, the government is now seeking to resume the airlink with Chile from 2 July 2022, provided that all necessary permissions are granted and mainland airports are open.
The UK Antarctic Heritage Trust is offering part-time job opportunities for qualified candidates willing to spend several months at Port Lockroy, Base A.
Argentina's National Civil Aviation Administration (ANAC) has issued the green light for Colombian budget carrier Viva Air to start linking Buenos Aires' Ezeiza International Airport with Bogotá and Medellín as of June this year.
Argentina expressed concern and requested specific measures from Brazilian authorities because of the presence in Sao Paulo at the World Trade Market, Latin America fair, of a Falkland Islands' stand.
The Falkland Islands Government (FIG) expects to reestablish commercial air links with Chile early next July, and with Brazil in November in time for the tourist high season, plus the humanitarian flights for the Argentine next of kin of the combatants buried at the Argentine military cemetery in Darwin.
The latest travel advice on Argentina from the Foreign Office points out that in 2019, (the last normal year), 126,548 British nationals visited Argentina in 2019 and most visits are trouble-free.