UK restrictions on travel from South America
- Canning House
On 15 January, the UK government introduced restrictions on travel from the countries of South America, Panama, Portugal and Cape Verde.
Chilean Navy Day is celebrated across Chile on the 21st of May each year, commemorating the legendary bravery of Captain Arturo Prat and the crew of the Esmeralda at the Battle of Iquique in 1879.
For 2020, Canning House, in collaboration with the Embassy of Chile, are pleased to present an event honouring this day. Our esteemed speakers discussed the history of the Chilean Navy and the significance of the 21st of May, and reflected upon the centuries-long relationship shared by the British and Chilean naval forces.
We heard from...
Lord Mountevans, Canning House Honorary President
HE Ambassador David Gallagher, Ambassador of Chile to the UK
HE Ambassador Jamie Bowden, British Ambassador to Chile
Captain Daniel Muñoz, Defence Attaché, Embassy of Chile
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