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Uruguayan port of Colonia receives first passengers after 18 months of Covid closure

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Colonia, Sep 22 (EFE).- After 18 months of inactivity due to the pandemic, the main tourist port of Uruguay, located in Colonia in southwestern of the country, received the first group of passengers boarding a ship from Argentina on Wednesday. (Camera: SANTIAGO CARBONE / RAÚL MARTÍNEZ). SHOT LIST: FIRST GROUP OF PASSENGERS ARRIVE AFTER THE PORT OF COLONIA REOPENS, IN COLONIA, URUGUAY.SOUND BITES: URUGUAYAN MINISTER OF TOURISM, TABARÉ VIERA (IN SPANISH).TRANSLATIONS: - This is a very important moment for Colonia, for Uruguay. It was 18 months of closure without activity in this important port.- (We are) also happy because it will not be the only cruise line since Buquebus has also announced that in the middle of October it will resume its service to Colonia. So it seems like we can already see the light on the horizon to get out of this long crisis that we all are affected.

Added on the 23/09/2021 14:00:00 - Copyright : EFE Inglés

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