Left Menu
Development News Edition

URGENT-Colombia to turn away visitors who have stayed in Asia, Europe in last two weeks

Reuters | Updated: 14-03-2020 11:24 IST | Created: 14-03-2020 09:59 IST
URGENT-Colombia to turn away visitors who have stayed in Asia, Europe in last two weeks
President Ivan Duque (File photo) Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Colombia will close its borders with Venezuela and stop visitors who have been in Europe or Asia from entering the country, President Ivan Duque said late on Friday, as it looks to contain the spread of coronavirus. Duque said Colombia will close its border with Venezuela from five o'clock Saturday morning. Furthermore, arrivals to the South American country who are not residents or nationals and have stayed in Europe or Asia during the last two weeks will not be allowed to enter from Monday, he said.

The border with Ecuador will remain open, he added.



In rebuking FBR, Pakistan’s courts take a stand for public health

The system, if implemented effectively, will allow Pakistans revenue service to combat the illicit trade in tobacco products and potentially add hundreds of millions of dollars to the states budget each year. ...

Dissecting how COVID-19 is catalyzing the trajectory of New World Order

The ensuing pandemic of COVID-19 has hit the globalization in two ways firstly, shrinking the importance of globalization as an economic force by curtailing mobility through worldwide lockdowns, and secondly, rejuvenating the idea of indig...

Domestic seafood trade in focus as COVID-19 changes market dynamics

As predicted earlier in a report titled Seafood industry post-COVID 19 An overhaul to trigger the growth of small fisheries, one of the changes going ahead would be increased focus on domestic seafood trade, driven by falling exports and su...

Migration post-COVID 19: Taking cues from the past to rebuild economies

Migrants are an irreplaceable part of even the essential workforce of developed countries and are on the frontline in the fight against the crisis, making an immeasurable contribution to saving the lives of natives with voting rights....


Latest News

9 more COVID-19 cases in Assam, state tally reaches 548

Nine more COVID-19 cases have been reported from Assams Barpeta district today, informed the state Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.Sarma stated that the total number of COVID-19 cases in Assam has now reached 548, including 479 active cases.Wh...

Domestic flight operations resume from Visakhapatnam

Domestic flight operations resumed at Andhra Pradeshs Visakhapatnam airport today, amid the fourth phase of the lockdown. People at the airport were seen following social distancing norms. Thermal screening of passengers was also done by au...

Korean prosecutors question Samsung heir in succession-related probe

Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee was questioned on Tuesday by prosecutors about a controversial 2015 merger and alleged accounting fraud that they said may have helped him advance his succession-planning agenda at the countrys top conglomerate...

India's Glenmark to study potential COVID-19 drug combination

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd said on Tuesday it will begin a new clinical trial in India to test a combination of two anti-viral drugs - favipiravir and umifenovir as a potential COVID-19 treatment.The study will look to enroll 158 hospital...

Give Feedback