Between Guyana and Brazil, an uncontrollable border (2/4)

Published on: 06/17/2022 – 11:59 13:00 REPORTERS © FRANCE 24 Every day, nearly 3,000 canoes cross the Oyapock River, which serves as the natural demarcation in South America between Brazil and French Guiana. The banks of the river are the scene of trafficking, illegal immigration and illegal gold panning. Residents are playing cat and mouse … Read more

The arrival of an Israeli gas installation reignites the maritime border dispute in Lebanon

An Israeli floating gas production unit arrived in the disputed maritime area between Israel and Lebanon on Sunday – angering the Lebanese government, especially as negotiations between the two countries over the dispute have stalled. On hold for more than a decade, the dispute between Israel and Lebanon over the maritime borders of the two … Read more

Australia fully re-opens borders after two-year Covid-19 closure

Issued on: 02/21/2022 – 01:07 Australia opened its international borders to all vaccinated tourists Monday, nearly two years after the island nation first imposed some of the world’s strictest Covid-19 travel restrictions. A Qantas flight from Los Angeles was the first to touch down in Sydney at 6:20 am (1720 GMT) followed by arrivals from … Read more

Domestic travelers no longer required to be vaccinated against COVID to enter the NT

The NT government has quietly lifted a ban preventing people who have not received at least two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine from entering the Northern Territory. Key points: A Chief Health Officer direction barring unvaccinated arrivals was revoked on Friday afternoon There has been no explicit announcement from the NT government regarding the change … Read more