Latin America region has been quick to shut down its borders and impose entry bans on non-immunized visitors and other laws to curb the viral spread. But after nearly two years of strict border checks, countries in the region are lifting all their pandemic-era travel restrictions. Chile and Costa Rica have abolished all COVID-related entry requirements, allowing all visitors to enter without observing health-related requirements for the first time since they were first imposed in early 2020. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization recently declared the pandemic to be “over.”
1. Which countries in Latin America have lifted travel restrictions?
Answer: Chile and Costa Rica.
2. Why did Latin America impose entry bans?
Answer: Latin America imposed entry bans on non-immunized visitors and other laws to curb the viral spread.
3. When were the COVID-related entry requirements first imposed?
Answer: The COVID-related entry requirements were first imposed in early 2020.
4. Who can enter the countries without health-related requirements now?
Answer: All visitors can now enter without observing health-related requirements.
5. What recent announcement was made by the World Health Organization?
Answer: The World Health Organization recently declared the pandemic to be “over.”