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Colombia receives first shipment of COVID Vaccines

Colombia received its first shipment of coronavirus vaccines on Monday and will soon begin to vaccinate its population of 50 million people, the third...

Brazilian city decrees lockdown amid resurgence of COVID-19 variant

The Brazilian city of Araraquara on Monday became the first in Sao Paulo state to decree a total lockdown after registering 12 locally-originated cases...

Brazil confirms UK variant in two coronavirus patients

Brazil has confirmed cases of the UK variant of the novel coronavirus in two states and in the federal district of Brasília, according to...

Peru’s foreign minister resigns over coronavirus vaccine scandal

Peruvian Foreign Minister Elizabeth Astete said on Sunday night that she resigned after acknowledging she received a dose of the coronavirus vaccine from China’s...

With no Carnival party in Brazil, vendors lose year’s biggest payday

Beyond disappointing revelers, the cancellation of Brazil’s annual Carnival celebrations amid a resurgence of COVID-19 also means that street vendors living on the margins...

Brazil State Governors concerned about vaccine supply plans

Brazilian state governors are pursuing their own vaccine supply plans, with some expressing concern that President Jair Bolsonaro’s government won’t deliver the necessary number...

5.3-magnitude quake hits Peru-Ecuador border region

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 jolted Peru-Ecuador border region at 0518 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a...

Ecuador to recount votes from presidential election after Perez claims fraud

Ecuador’s election authority said on Friday it will conduct a recount in most of the country to ensure the transparency of Sunday’s presidential elections,...

Brazilian tourism lost $48 bn in 2020 due to Covid-19

The Brazilian tourism sector lost 261.3 billion reals ($48 billion) last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, authorities announced. In a report issued on Thursday,...

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Taiwan to start easing restrictions on foreign visitors

Taiwan will begin slightly easing restrictions on foreign visitors coming to the island beginning Monday. The Central Epidemic Command Center says foreign nationals wishing to...

Variants prompt Finland’s return to emergency

Finland plans to reintroduce a state of emergency that would allow the Nordic country to close restaurants for a three-week period starting March 8...

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If there is an ultimate frontier of tourism left, it's the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The spiritual home and birthplace of Islam, Saudi Arabia...
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