Colombia real-time news

UK Covid live: arrivals from South America and Portugal banned from Friday over Brazilian variant concerns (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/01/2021 19:21:11

Latest updates: arrivals from Brazil, Argentina and the rest of South America, alongside Portugal, banned from FridayUK bans travellers from South America and Portugal from FridayEngland’s schools tol...

UK Bans Flights From Brazil, Portugal And 14 Other Countries (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 14/01/2021 18:58:41

Travel from Brazil and other South American countries to the UK will be banned from Friday in response to a new variant of coronavirus, the government has announced.Flights from Portugal to the UK wil...

Colombia brings back lockdowns as coronavirus cases rise (source — www.independent.co.uk) 05/01/2021 23:44:53

As the holiday season winds down, Colombia is experiencing a sharp rise in coronavirus infections that has prompted several cities to impose curfews and stay at home measures that had not been impleme...

‘Sunday is the most violent day of the week’: Covid leaves Colombia's children exposed to abuse (source — www.telegraph.co.uk) 27/12/2020 11:00:00

COVID-19: Latin American nations suspend flights with the UK (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 21/12/2020 21:22:02

Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Peru and El Salvador announced over the weekend travel bans on flights from the United Kingdom due to the coronavirus. Mexico will continue to accept flights.

Latin America nations suspend flights with the U.K. due to 'Super COVID-19 strain' fears (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 21/12/2020 21:03:00

Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Peru and El Salvador announced over the weekend travel bans on flights from the United Kingdom due to the coronavirus. Mexico will continue to accept flights.

Geordie Shore to ‘shoot new series in Colombia’ after coronavirus shuts down Newcastle clubs (source — metro.co.uk) 21/12/2020 16:27:51

The cast could be getting quite the upgrade in 2021.

New series of Geordie Shore will be filmed in Colombia after Covid shut Newcastle’s bars and nightclubs (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 21/12/2020 00:01:13

IF you thought the hangovers in Newcastle were bad, the cast of Geordie Shore have another thing coming. I can reveal the hard-partying MTV show will be taking its cast out to Colombia for its 2021 se...

No pickers, no coffee: How Covid threatens Colombia's harvest (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 13/12/2020 03:16:16

Labour shortages caused by the coronavirus pandemic are hitting coffee growers in Colombia hard.

Coronavirus live news: WHO urges caution over festive gatherings; Turkey imposes new curfews (source — www.theguardian.com) 30/11/2020 22:45:02

Italy reports 672 new Covid-related deaths, a rise on Sunday’s figure, and Croatia’s PM tests positiveModerna Covid vaccine has 94% efficacy, final results confirmExperts warn of cases surge after wid...

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