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Llama Meat Maybe Coming to a Restaurant Near You Soon

Llama Meat Maybe Coming to a Restaurant Near You Soon

Llama meat, a traditional part of many Andean residents meals, is getting more attention outside the region. continue reading »

Mexico’s Tourism Grew 4 Percent in 2012, Generating $11 Billion

Mexico’s Tourism Grew 4 Percent in 2012, Generating $11 Billion

Economic activity associated with tourism grew 4 percent in 2012 compared with the year before, Mexico's INEGI statistics service said Monday. continue reading »

Interjet Bringing Direct Flights Between Mexico, Puerto Rico

Interjet Bringing Direct Flights Between Mexico, Puerto Rico

Mexican budget airline Interjet has begun flying a route between that country and Puerto Rico, ending a more than 13-year drought without a direct flight between the two territories, the executive director of the Puerto Rico Ports Authority said. continue reading »

Cuban Economy is Dependent on Growing Tourism Sector

Cuban Economy is Dependent on Growing Tourism Sector

Cash-strapped Cuba is looking to further boost its long-vital tourism sector, the crown jewel of which the famed resort town, Varadero, is located 138 kilometers (85 miles) east of Havana. continue reading »

Top Five Most Beautiful Mammals in the Amazon

Top Five Most Beautiful Mammals in the Amazon

There are approximately 800 different species of mammals in the Amazon Rainforest that have been classified. In an area spanning 2.124 million sq miles (5.5 million kmĀ²), there are bound to be more exotic creatures yet to be discovered. continue reading »

UPDATE:  Peru Balloon Crash Survivors in Pacific Ocean for 9 Hours, 2 Remain Missing

UPDATE:  Peru Balloon Crash Survivors in Pacific Ocean for 9 Hours, 2 Remain Missing

Peru Naval officials have rescued five out of seven hot air balloon crash survivors in the Pacific Ocean. The pilot, who reportedly can not swim, and another passenger remain missing. continue reading »

Spanish Hotel Chain to Renovate Mexican Property for $45 Million

Spanish Hotel Chain to Renovate Mexican Property for $45 Million

Spain's Barcelo Hotels & Resorts said Wednesday it planned to spend more than 34.6 million euros (about $45 million) on renovations at a luxury resort complex in Mexico's Riviera Maya. continue reading »

Mexico’s ‘Traveling Mummies’ Finally Return Home to Guanajuanto Under Tight Security

Mexico’s ‘Traveling Mummies’ Finally Return Home to Guanajuanto Under Tight Security

In Mexico news, 36 mummies stolen mummies dubbed the "traveling mummies'" have safely made their return to their home in Guanajuato, in central Mexico. The mummies failed to be returned by a businessman paid to exhibit them in U.S. mueums continue reading »

Modern Tech to Be Used in Exploring Mexico’s Teotihuacan Ancient Site

Modern Tech to Be Used in Exploring Mexico’s Teotihuacan Ancient Site

In Mexico news, the ancient site of Teotihuacan will be further explored using modern technology. A robot will soon be exploring the inner workings of the tunnels in Teotihuacan thought to be some 2,000 years old. continue reading »

Missing UK Tourist Found Dead in Galapagos

Missing UK Tourist Found Dead in Galapagos

A missing UK tourist, Thomas Berman, has been found dead on the Santa Cruz island, one of the Galapagos Islands, which is a part of the Galapagos National Park. continue reading »