Car Parts Suppliers Are Suffering Amid Lockdowns

Apr.06 — The coronavirus pandemic has shaken the car sector to the core. Population lockdowns have led automakers to close assembly lines and showrooms, and the knock-on effects are being felt by suppliers including France’s Valeo SA. “It is clear that the next few weeks will be difficult in Europe and North and South America,” … Read more Car Parts Suppliers Are Suffering Amid Lockdowns

Newly-made graves | Burial sites dug in Sao Paolo in preparation for more COVID-19 deaths

Aerial footage captured Latin America’s largest cemetery, Vila Formosa, in Sao Paulo getting ready for mass burials amid #COVID19 outbreak. Brazil is the hardest-hit country in South America by coronavirus, having more than 9,000 cases & 376 deaths reported as of Saturday. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on … Read more Newly-made graves | Burial sites dug in Sao Paolo in preparation for more COVID-19 deaths

Cruise ships on which people with Covid-19 died have docked in Florida – BBC News

Two cruise ships on which four people with Covid-19 have died have docked in Florida – after weeks of uncertainty at sea. The Zaandam and its sister ship the Rotterdam both arrived in Fort Lauderdale after they’d been barred from ports in South America. They’d also been told they couldn’t dock in Florida – a … Read more Cruise ships on which people with Covid-19 died have docked in Florida – BBC News

Mixed fortunes for cruise passengers stranded at sea amid coronavirus pandemic | ABC News

There’s been a mix of joy and deep disappointment for hundreds of Australian travellers on cruise liners off North and South America. Travellers on three boats have had some good news and will soon return home. But on one ship off Uruguay, passengers say the situation is deteriorating. North America correspondent James Glenday reports. For … Read more Mixed fortunes for cruise passengers stranded at sea amid coronavirus pandemic | ABC News

British couple stranded on cruise ship Zaandam ‘extremely worried’

Bristol couple, Celia and Nick Jones, who are currently stuck on board Holland America Line’s cruise ship Zaandam off the coast of Panama have said they are extremely worried about how they will get home to care for their vulnerable son. Celia, 63, told the Telegraph: “We’re very concerned about getting home to our son … Read more British couple stranded on cruise ship Zaandam ‘extremely worried’

Overseas rescue: Flights arranged to help get stranded Australians home | ABC News

Two commercial charter flights are being arranged to rescue hundreds of Australians stranded in South America because of the coronavirus pandemic. More than 260 nationals and permanent residents have each paid thousands of dollars to get onto the first flight from Peru on Sunday. But as James Hancock reports, many other Australians have missed out … Read more Overseas rescue: Flights arranged to help get stranded Australians home | ABC News

Diary of a coronavirus castaway: British national stranded in Peru

The UK’s Telegraph reported on ‘Sarah Baxter, Peru castaway’ the Briton who has been stranded in South America owing to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Peru has cancelled all flights from the country, leaving Sarah Baxter – and hundreds of other Britons – stranded . Sarah has been stuck in Cusco since March 17. Rescue flight … Read more Diary of a coronavirus castaway: British national stranded in Peru

Coronavirus: Fewer people, more animals on streets | The World

From Asia to South America, more animals are venturing further into cities than ever before, as Andrea Nierhoff reports. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2 You can also … Read more Coronavirus: Fewer people, more animals on streets | The World

Borders close in Latin America as coronavirus cases rise

At least 155 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Latin America, prompting several countries to close their borders. Chilean President Sebastian Pinera announced all borders will close on Wednesday to give tourists time to leave. His country has the highest number of confirmed cases per capita in South America, Venezuela and Peru have also ordered … Read more Borders close in Latin America as coronavirus cases rise