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Celebrating Rio de Janeiro’s Street Food

Celebrating Rio de Janeiro’s Street Food

Those seeking good food in Rio de Janeiro can explore the numerous street stands that offer some of Brazilian cuisine's most traditional dishes. continue reading »

Foreign Tourist Come in Record Numbers to FL as It Prepares for 500th Anniv. of Spanish Discovery

Foreign Tourist Come in Record Numbers to FL as It Prepares for 500th Anniv. of Spanish Discovery

Florida welcomed 89.3 million tourists in 2012, 2.3 percent more than the previous year and the second consecutive yearly record by the state known worldwide for its fabulous weather, beaches and amusements parks. continue reading »

Orbest Airlines’s Bankruptcy Protection Filling Will Not Affect Travelers

Orbest Airlines’s Bankruptcy Protection Filling Will Not Affect Travelers

Flights operated by Orbest airlines are normal and Spanish tourists in Mexico and the Dominican Republic are returning home as scheduled, Spanish tour operator Orizonia, which sought bankruptcy protection last week, said Sunday. continue reading »

Carnival Triumph Returns to Alabama, Passangers Rejoice

Carnival Triumph Returns to Alabama, Passangers Rejoice

The 4,229 exhausted passengers and crew on the disabled cruise ship Triumph are now on their way home from Mobile, Alabama, where they disembarked in the wee hours Friday after almost five grueling days at sea in the Gulf of Mexico. continue reading »

More Than 1,200 Iberia Flight to Be Grounded During Planned Strike

More Than 1,200 Iberia Flight to Be Grounded During Planned Strike

Spanish airline Iberia announced that more than 1,200 flights will be grounded next week, when workers are scheduled to go on strike to protest a restructuring plan that includes 3,807 layoffs. continue reading »

State Department Issues Kidnap Warning for U.S. Citizens in Machu Picchu Area

State Department Issues Kidnap Warning for U.S. Citizens in Machu Picchu Area

The U.S. Embassy is warning U.S. citizens of a potential kidnapping threat in the Cusco area of Peru. The Embassy has received information that members of a criminal organization may be planning to kidnap U.S. citizen tourists in the Cusco and Machu Picchu area. continue reading »

American Airlines, US Airways Announce $11 Billion Merger

American Airlines, US Airways Announce $11 Billion Merger

American Airlines and US Airways said Thursday they planned to merge in a deal worth $11 billion, creating the largest carrier in the United States and bringing an end for now to the wave of consolidation in the airline industry. continue reading »

Vittorio Missoni Luggage Found from Missing Plane Lost in Venezuela

Vittorio Missoni Luggage Found from Missing Plane Lost in Venezuela

A piece of luggage belonging to Victor Missoni was found, on the island of Bonaire, from the missing Missoni plane lost in Venezuela. Another piece of luggage was found in January on the Caribbean island of Curacao. That piece of luggage recovered actually belonged to a passenger that was on another flight that left Los Roques minutes earlier than the Missoni flight. continue reading »

Carnival Cruise’s Floating Human Waste Disposal Cancels More Sailings to Mexico

Carnival Cruise’s Floating Human Waste Disposal Cancels More Sailings to Mexico

Carnival Cruise has announced more cancelled sailings on its floating sh*t house, also known as, Carnival Triumph. The company has now cancelled a total of 14 planned sailings from February 11 through April 13, 2013. continue reading »

No Gas Exploration in Peru’s Ecologically Diverse Manu National Park

No Gas Exploration in Peru’s Ecologically Diverse Manu National Park

Argentina's Pluspetrol denied that it planned to explore for natural gas in Peru's Manu National Park, an ecologically diverse area located between the southern regions of Cuzco and Madre de Dios. continue reading »

Brazilian, Spanish, Argentine Cities Make List of Happiest Cities

Brazilian, Spanish, Argentine Cities Make List of Happiest Cities

A survey of 10,000 people from 29 countries throughout the world helped create the Anholt-GfK Roper City Brands Index of the happiest cities in the world. continue reading »

On Final Day of Rio Carnival Champion Samba Schools Presented

On Final Day of Rio Carnival Champion Samba Schools Presented

Street troupes kept the merriment going on the last day of Carnival in Brazil after the elite samba schools wound up their spectacular parades. continue reading »

Rio’s Carnival Continues and Its Party Time Non-Stop

Rio’s Carnival Continues and Its Party Time Non-Stop

Carnival entered its fourth day in Brazil on Monday and crowds thronged the streets across the giant South American nation in the annual bash. continue reading »

Carnival Cruise Ship with 4,200 on Board Remains Adrift in Gulf of Mexico

Carnival Cruise Ship with 4,200 on Board Remains Adrift in Gulf of Mexico

A cruise ship sailing in the Gulf of Mexico with more than 4,200 people on board is being towed on Monday to the Mexican coast after being left adrift due to an engine room fire that knocked out the propulsion system. continue reading »

Proposed Changes to Buenos Aires Fabled ‘Avenida 9 de Julio’ Meet with Protests

Proposed Changes to Buenos Aires Fabled ‘Avenida 9 de Julio’ Meet with Protests

The Buenos Aires city government's plan to change the appearance of Avenida 9 de Julio, one of the widest avenues in the world, to accommodate special bus lanes has stirred protests in the Argentine capital. continue reading »