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Spain Saw Increase in Tourism in 2012, 57.7 Million People Visited

Spain Saw Increase in Tourism in 2012, 57.7 Million People Visited

Spain welcomed 57.7 million foreign tourists in 2012, up 2.7 percent from the previous year, the Industry, Energy and Tourism Ministry said Tuesday. continue reading »

Boeing Stops Dreamliner Deliveries Until FAA Investigation is Finished

Boeing Stops Dreamliner Deliveries Until FAA Investigation is Finished

Boeing said it will not deliver any more units of its 787 Dreamliner until U.S. aviation authorities certify that the company has solved the battery problems that forced these aircraft to suspend operations worldwide. continue reading »

Boeing Stops Dreamliner Deliveries Until FAA Investigation is Finished

Boeing Stops Dreamliner Deliveries Until FAA Investigation is Finished

Boeing said it will not deliver any more units of its 787 Dreamliner until U.S. aviation authorities certify that the company has solved the battery problems that forced these aircraft to suspend operations worldwide. continue reading »

Colombia Halts Hotel Project in Tayrona National Park

Colombia Halts Hotel Project in Tayrona National Park

The Colombian government has suspended a hotel project in Tayrona National Park that included the construction of 12 cabins, to prevent any possible damage to the ecosystems of this natural reserve. continue reading »

Orlando Ranked as Top Destination Among Hispanic Tourists

Orlando Ranked as Top Destination Among Hispanic Tourists

Orlando, Miami, and New York were among the top 10 destinations for Hispanic travelers last year, according to 2012 booking data from Hotels.com, the world's leading hotel booking website. continue reading »

Chile Saw 3.5 Million Tourists in 2012

Chile Saw 3.5 Million Tourists in 2012

Chile received a total of 3.5 million foreign tourists in 2012, a 13 percent hike over the year before and an all-time record, according to an official report issued Monday. continue reading »

Latin America News:  Paraguay Unable to Defeat Dengue, Declares National Alert

Latin America News:  Paraguay Unable to Defeat Dengue, Declares National Alert

Paraguay’s Health Minister, Antonio Arbo, has declared a national epidemic alert since the country was unable to eliminate the dengue disease only control an outbreak. continue reading »

Prehispanic Teotihuacans Exhumed Dead and Used Make-Up in After-Death Rituals

Prehispanic Teotihuacans Exhumed Dead and Used Make-Up in After-Death Rituals

In the case of the Teotihuacans, these cosmetics were used as part of the after-death ritual to honour their city’s most important people. continue reading »

Spain and France Connect via High-Speed Rail

Spain and France Connect via High-Speed Rail

Spain inaugurated on Tuesday a rail line from Barcelona to the French border that completes the process of linking the two nations' high-speed passenger rail services. continue reading »

Latin America News: Ecuador Tops List of Places to Retire

Latin America News: Ecuador Tops List of Places to Retire

The Latin America country of Ecuador tops the list of places for foreigners to retire to. In the rankings produced by InternationalLiving.com, viewed Ecuador’s quality of life, low cost of living and mild climate as ideal for retirees. continue reading »